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      11-07-2012, 03:59 PM   #1
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Lookin for lowering springs or any sugestions

Lookin to lower my 2012 x5 diesel . Has anyone done or recomend anything lookin to drop truck for looks not performance but as well as keep same load range on spring. I dont wanna have a hard ride any recomended brands or etc im gonna be running my 20s on truck. If u have a setup up let me know spec and where u ordered price tks
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I have H&R spring kit from my x5 that I will sell. PM me if you have interest..
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      11-10-2012, 07:41 PM   #3
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I dont wanna have a hard ride (and) im gonna be running my 20s on truck.
You said you are looking for suggestions so here is mine: My 2 advice is don't do it. IMO you will get a hard ride for sure, no matter what brand spring you choose. Especially running 20s. Definitely not worth it! . . just to get the look you want.
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      11-10-2012, 11:18 PM   #4
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Tks

Tks for your advice ive heard the same from others as well! Just curious how much are u askin for springs
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      11-10-2012, 11:20 PM   #5
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just get bigger wheels
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      11-17-2012, 03:10 PM   #6
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Everyone seems to be selling their springs... I have 22" rims on stock springs and its harsh... I couldn't imagine aftermarket 2" drop springs with 22 being streetable on crappy NY roads, even though I want to drop her so bad. Coilovers seem to be the only way to go and there is only 1 option I know of and thats KW v3's which cost almost 3k. At that price you might as well spend the extra grand and get the accuair full air suspension kit

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      11-17-2012, 03:18 PM   #7
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not sure how the roads are in your area but in michigan they suck ass. I rode in my buddies x5 after he put in h&r springs, the ride was so bad that by the end of the week he went back to the stock setup.
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      11-17-2012, 04:34 PM   #8
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i have h&r's 1.2" drop and i have no issues with them. the ride is a tad stiffer which make for nicer cornering. I have the factory 20" 214 wheels on. I think a lot of people are feeling the stiffness more so because of the factory run flats. I recently changed to my snow tires (18" NON runflats) and it's like butter. No harsh ride at all. Snow tires are Pirelli scorpion ice/snow if you must know.

can't wait to burn through the 20" run flats and go to normal tires.
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