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Hey guys, I have a 2003 e46 325i with 20mm H&R wheel spacers in the rear, and 15mm in the front. I would really like to put some Race spring on it to lower it out and improve the handling. I like the Race springs over the Sport springs as they give more of a flat ride instead of the "raked" look. Will I need to worry about tire rub? Apparently the Race springs lower 1.7"-2"
 

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Go ahead & do it, your only limiting factor will be the thickness of your current wheel spacers.

Side note: Don't expect standard type shocks/struts to last any length of time with the H&R Race Springs, because they won't. You want Bilstein or Koni: E46 Fronts / E36 Rears.


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Rob43
 

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it's important to know the wheel's Offset, Width, and tire size to give a better reply.

The WT "Wheel/Tire" section of the forum has most of these combos posted in it.
 

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Unless you have very smooth roads, I'd recommend against the H&R Race, those are very stiff springs. I have H&R Sport on Bilstein Sport shocks and struts, and those are plenty stiff for most driving.
 

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I have 20mm in the rear and had slight rubbing so got my fenders rolled. I have H&R sport springs with the same tire size.

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I have 10mm on my fronts with stock 17s and I drag fender liner only when turning out of a driveway.

P.s. If you're not racing look into the streetedge coilovers, there's a thread on here. Good for daily use etc.
 

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I have 10mm on my fronts with stock 17s and I drag fender liner only when turning out of a driveway.

P.s. If you're not racing look into the streetedge coilovers, there's a thread on here. Good for daily use etc.

As long as quality lowering springs & Bilsteins or Koni's are in the budget, they're a much higher quality proposition....



Rob43
 
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