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Old 06-15-2007, 02:57 AM   #1
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Talking I GOT SPRINGS!!

Well not really BUT, my parents decided to give me my Bday gift a little early. But i had told my parents that whatever i got for my Bday i was going to save up for my suspension upgrade. My dad had asked me how much the springs costed and i said around $200 bucks. So my mom gave me clothes and a new chain cuz my other one was getting old. And my dad gave me $225 dollars which will cover the springs. Now i just gotta come up money for the shocks.

Watch out guys cuz Hugo is gonna drop!
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It doesn't need park distance control, and hates decadence. It is musclepacked, yet lightly wound. It lets you feel the asphalt and get you going with the smallest touch of the pedal. It provokes, seduces, and demands to be driven hard. It looks, sounds, and smells like performance.
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Springs are cheap. You should have hit them up for the struts.
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:03 AM   #3
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Springs are cheap. You should have hit them up for the struts.
LMAO. No sh!t huh. Nah man, my parents do so much for me. Im happy that i atleast got the springs covered. Ill get my shocks probably on my next pay check cuz the next one is all mine
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nice sig haha what are you thinking of getting? H&R's?
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:51 AM   #5
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nice sig haha what are you thinking of getting? H&R's?
Yea most likely H&R Sports. I dont want to drop the car that much. 1.4 front and 1.0 rear sounds kool to me.

LoL, thanks for the comment, i wish i can make the pic a little bigger
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well i was looking at the bav autos since they have em on sale 200 shipped but cant really decide over the H&R sports what ya say I should do??
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Yea im gonna go with H&R sport springs. 1.4 front and 1.0 rear is a nice drop for me. I dont wanna go anything lower.

Question is, what shocks should i go with now?
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i wold say bilstein! everytime i get something else i've regret it
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Question is, what shocks should i go with now?
Bilstein Sports is the winner.
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Yea most likely H&R Sports. I dont want to drop the car that much. 1.4 front and 1.0 rear sounds kool to me.
Bavuato = 1.25 front, but for some reason it looks lower on my car. Look at my avatar and other pics I post around or in the gallery possibly.
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H&R sports w/ Bilstein it is.
Can you provide me with a link or the exact name of the bilstein shock/strut/absorber (whatever that thing is called) i need or should go for cuz they have different ones.

I was told that i might need to get something plates and a camber kit i think it was?
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Just look for Bilstein Sports for the 318ti and your good. You don't need camber plates on a sport setup, but you need new rear shock mounts.
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Like about how many percent more will my thread wear, wear down than normal?
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Too expensive?

http://www.namotorsports.net/detail....318tStg1.Sport
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for shocks the cheapest I found was tirerack
http://www.tirerack.com/suspension/s....H0&perfCode=S
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