Here's my 60/40 drop

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Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby Mne666 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:33 pm

Hi

So I lowered the front by 60mm and the rear by 40mm

What do you think?

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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby 87e30 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:25 am

Looks good, but may I suggest a before and after shot from the same angle?
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby Yoshi » Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:44 am

What size rims are those? they look like 15s. If you really want stance, I would lower the front some more and upgrade to 16s. Get smaller sidewalls so the rim lip comes closer to the fender. Then do a roll on the front/rear fenders. The funny thing is that you can go stupid low on the E30 rear without issue. It's the front where you start to catch on stuff.
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby Mne666 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:15 pm

Yea they are 15's... Keeping an eye out for some 16's.

Looks better than standard but I don't think I'll bring it down anymore... I will be putting an iS front lip on though
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby Ryki » Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:56 pm

I think the car looks really good as it sits! That drop was a good medium imo!
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby Mne666 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:11 pm

Cheers ryki, was a nice easy job with me and my mate on my drive too.

Now to get an is lip from the dealers and sort the alternator issue out
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby M20_fever » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:48 pm

perfect drop for a daily driver.
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby pr0craztinazn » Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:45 am

Slightly thicker spring pads for the rear and it would work out nicely. Late model arches look annoyingly low even when the car is level.
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby Mne666 » Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:48 pm

Any ideas where to buy thicker pads from?
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Re: Here's my 60/40 drop

Postby pr0craztinazn » Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:41 pm

http://www.e30zone.net/e30zonewiki/inde ... pring_Pads - The dealer or your favorite BMW parts source in the UK are the only options.

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