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      09-26-2012, 04:45 PM   #1
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Spacers?

So I plan to lower the car with H&R spacers unless Eibach starts selling their springs by the time my car arrives. I just wanted to know if anyone's lowered their car and if they've installed spacers, and if so what size?

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      09-26-2012, 08:25 PM   #2
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Eibach says the spring should be ready in about 1 month time. Target date is around early November 2012 as that's what I was told by the Eibach sales rep last week.
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      09-26-2012, 09:32 PM   #3
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Eibach says the spring should be ready in about 1 month time. Target date is around early November 2012 as that's what I was told by the Eibach sales rep last week.
Well I called eibach today and the sales rep I spoke with told me it was coming but couldn't give me an eta for sure.
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      09-27-2012, 06:37 AM   #4
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I believe you. Sometimes, the sales rep simply don't know at all and the date that guy gave me may not be even real. I just report what I was told.

I guess you & I will be checking over the course of the next couple of months to see the status of the springs availability.


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I believe you. Sometimes, the sales rep simply don't know at all and the date that guy gave me may not be even real. I just report what I was told.

I guess you & I will be checking over the course of the next couple of months to see the status of the springs availability.
Well I'm just going to get the H&R's then or cool overs if they can figure out a way to not mess with the other electronics.
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Right now, KW only has the Clubsport or V3 available, I asked KW for a sleeve kit which does not mess around the electronic dampers and KW has no intention of making such kit in the near future. The V3 will require to delete (deactivate) the factory electronic damper and that's why I may just do the springs. Eibach is my preferred choice.
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      09-27-2012, 07:33 AM   #7
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I had Eibach's on both my M5's, and H&R's on my X6. Eibach is also my preferred choice but I'm very impulsive and impatient so I will most likely go with the H&R's. If I don't like them Ill swap them out.
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      09-27-2012, 08:30 AM   #8
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You can also get the ACS springs which are available today (590$) , I recently had the chance to drive in a F10 M5 with ACS springs and my opinion is they actually have better ride comfort than the H&R springs which tend to make the car bouncy (had them in the past and they made me go for a full coilover kit even faster) . The ACS springs however will lower the car slightly less than the H&R springs.
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      09-28-2012, 04:17 PM   #9
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Eibach says the spring should be ready in about 1 month time. Target date is around early November 2012 as that's what I was told by the Eibach sales rep last week.
I just looked on the tirerack website...a few days ago there was no date posted for estimated availability and now it says 12/03/12
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wow, the sales guy I talked to does know what he's talking about afterall.

If 12/03/12 indeed is a reliable date, I know what I want & getting myself for X'mas ....


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I just looked on the tirerack website...a few days ago there was no date posted for estimated availability and now it says 12/03/12
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