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KYB's front and rear. (archive)

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Posted by Oleg on December 17, 2000 at 23:53:53:

In Reply to: BavAuto Springs & KYB struts/shocks posted by Tracy Mathews on December 17, 2000 at 23:07:06:

No complaints! Car is hanlded perfect. And they are cheap, were recommended by BMW prof. mechanic. I have nothing to compare to though. The original Boges were way too worn before I switched to KYB's. So I was happy anyway. But KYB's are not good choice for lowering on my opinion.

89 525

I have searched the archives and haven't been able to find much info on the either one of these. I have a 92 525i 5-speed w/ 99k miles & it is in need of shocks. I recently upgraded to 16 wheels and would like to get rid of the gap around the wheel wells. I want to lower and stiffen the suspension without sacrificing too much. I have pretty good roads around Richmond, VA.

Does anyone have experience with the Bavauto springs and/or KYB shocks? How do the Bavauto compare to Eibachs? From what I have read, H&R's are a little stiffer than I want to go. Any input would be appreciated.

Thanks

Tracy





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