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    Jim Lev, since you know Koni FSD pretty well, what

    do you think of this. It's front and rear set paired with Eibach. Even though I measured the car height and it's within the specs, new springs would probably help and it looks like a good deal.

    By the way, did you replace your strut mount when you did yours and do you need OEM stopper and dust boot with this kit. Thanks again.
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    UR aware that these springs will lower your car (m

    The H&R springs I bought with my FSD's said 3/4" drop, the actual drop was 1.5".
    That price is just about $100 lower than I paid about 4 years ago.
    If you don't want your ride height to change just use your existing springs.
    I didn't replace any of the other parts, they were all good. Probably because my car never sees bad weather.
    If your are going to replace all of the other parts you can use the OEM pieces.


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    I'm aware of that. Since I put 17" wheels from 540

    on 528, I figured it would close the gap since the 528 is standard suspension and use to have 15" wheels. I'm just playing with the idea of replacing the springs as well and have brand new suspension. I need to make up mind, don't I, LOL. Thanks and I'll leave you alone for a while.



    1998 BMW 540i 6 speed
    Arctic silver, M sport suspension (euro delivery), prod. date 05/98, non VANOS
    Staggered 18" style 32 OEM wheels
    3.15 open differential
    Remus exhaust
    AFE CAI with improved heat shield
    Z3 shifter
    VDO oil pressure and temperature gauges in place of headlight/fog switches
    Powder coated valve covers-satin black
    CDV delete
    Debadged
    AEA DRL module (aftermarket daytime running lights)

    1997 BMW 528iA
    Alpine white, premium package, prod. date 04/97, single VANOS
    Staggered 17" style 32 OEM wheels
    Debadged
    AEA DRL module
    Custom made sun blinds for rear seating area

    2000 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner, AKA "The Work Horse"

    Garage aids:
    Direct Lift Pro Park 8
    Campbell Hausfeld 28 gallon oil lubricated air compressor
    Newair ACP-1400H portable air conditioner and heater
    Auto Enginuity scan tool with BMW enhanced option
    Actron 9135 scan tool-for quick readouts



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    $711 at Shox.com, great vendor for me


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    Error in my post - I got part number wrong, sorry.


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    That's where I got my FSD's and H&R's






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