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Re: ? for RT7 re Dinan Conv Springs...(more) (archive)

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Posted by RT7 on February 07, 2000 at 11:49:04:

In Reply to: ? for RT7 re Dinan Conv Springs...(more) posted by JAW on February 07, 2000 at 09:22:58:

Hey JAW,

The Dinans springs lower the car by .5 - .75 inch. I used a thicker spring pads (10mm) to give more lift at the rear since I'm planning on using 255/35/18 tires. There is no gap at the rear, a finger gap at the front but you can't really tell unless you look very close. This is a good setup since I'm planning to put on the Rieger kit so I want the clearance at the front.

As far as the cost, it's $400 from Dinan but $360 from Brecht BMW. The spring pads is about $20/pair. I was going to piggy-back the spring pads to give it more uplift but it wasn't necessary. The ride is smooth (streetable) and I don't have to worry about running over bumps.

I hope this helps.


: RT7-

: Can you give me an idea how much the Dinan spring set lowered the suspension on the M3 Convertible? I understand they are the only manufacturer with (rear) springs for the M3C. I am currently running stock springs with Bilstien's, but would like to lower...

: THanks in advance for your help!

: 98 M3C

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