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Old 12-10-2012, 06:05 AM   #94331
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If your gonna get sport lines you better be prepares to buy good shocks that will last. They are soft springs, they will blow out stock shocks . Unless your buying the kit, but even then I've never heard good things about eibach shocks
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:18 AM   #94332
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Wait are we talking sport lines or pro kit? Also yes get some good shocks. The springs aren't that soft, but they are progressive spring rate. So they feel soft in the first little amount of travel.

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Old 12-10-2012, 06:21 AM   #94333
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Question guys. I know a few of you have stated the motor in the e46 M3 isn't a good one to have. (Throws Rod bearings?) I assume that's the same one in the Z4 M coupe right? If so then buying a base Z4 coupe makes more sense? I love that car.
It is that same rod bearing chewing motor, however the z4m's have the updated rod bearings and to the best of my knowledge (although I haven't researched it too much) it isn't an issue any with the motors in z4m's

sorry I forgot to get on here and answer your question after the FB message

also z4m = 333hp base z4 = 231hp
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:38 AM   #94334
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Sportline timmeh. They eat cheap shocks like its their job. So many people learn that the hard way
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:00 AM   #94335
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yahp. the problem is they are too soft at the start of their progressive range which causes them to ride too deep into the shocks most of the time which results in blown shocks.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:24 AM   #94336
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:48 AM   #94337
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:52 AM   #94338
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:00 AM   #94340
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