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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Fri, Aug-02-2013, 09:13:59 PM   #41
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Default Re: Dinan Stage 1 Suspension Full Review

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I also have the Stage 1 setup, ride is much improved over stock, even on harsh city streets. I have noticed that I have a slight front end clunk, sounds like a worn upper strut mount. Ive had it proffesionally disassembled and inspected and found no issues other than that the spring fits, but not quite perfectly. Anyone one else have any experiences with a minor front end clunk.

PS Everthing is tight or new in the front end.
The only clunk I ever had from my suspension was from a slightly loose bolt on the sway bar links. They're tricky to tighten because you have to keep the bolt behind the rubber ball joint from spinning with a thin spanner wrench.
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Great review, glad you liked them aside from the price!

I have a stage 3 dinan suspension, love it so much. I have Koni STR-T's on the DD 325i, and wow these yellow's blow everything out of the water.

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Put an air wrench on low torque setting on the top nut of the side making noise; sometimes it's hard to get them all the way down.

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I also have the Stage 1 setup, ride is much improved over stock, even on harsh city streets. I have noticed that I have a slight front end clunk, sounds like a worn upper strut mount. Ive had it proffesionally disassembled and inspected and found no issues other than that the spring fits, but not quite perfectly. Anyone one else have any experiences with a minor front end clunk.

PS Everthing is tight or new in the front end.
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Default Re: Dinan Stage 1 Suspension Full Review

Sorry to update a old thread. Did you notice 1/2 inch drop on the Dinan springs? Reading another members review he stated that the rear actually looked higher then stock. Does anyone have some input? Thanks.
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Sorry to update a old thread. Did you notice 1/2 inch drop on the Dinan springs? Reading another members review he stated that the rear actually looked higher then stock. Does anyone have some input? Thanks.
OP's OP listed the difference in ride height.

I have a dinan stg 1 on my XI and it took quite a while to settle into its final ride height.
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