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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 Sat, Nov-12-2016, 07:18:36 PM   #1
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Default Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

Curious if anyone has had the chance to compare these two setups, I have had the eibach coilovers and the koni variant of this setup, but have read a lot of good things about bilstein for these cars. Feedback is much appreciated!
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Default Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

I'd try to get in touch with Alex @ Performance Eurowerks. I think he's had both suspensions at some point and has very well driven vehicles with both.
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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

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I'd try to get in touch with Alex @ Performance Eurowerks. I think he's had both suspensions at some point and has very well driven vehicles with both.
Flip isn't on here too much anymore, I know he has used both setups and is a phenomenal resource. Maybe he'll chime in!
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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

I've been on the B12 kit for about 3mos now great suspension and perfect height for me. I've driven both and like the B12 setup better.

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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

I owned both. B12 felt significantly better.
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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

What's the best price people have seen for new Bilstein B12 Prokits??
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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

I would like to know myself, I'm in the market to replace my stock M3 suspension. I don't really want to "Lower" the car just more give the life of the M3s suspension back to it while bringing it to more of a modern suspension feel.
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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

Haven't driven the B12, but if you like stock suspension comfort, but lower, the Eibach is pretty sweet.

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Default Re: Eibach Pro S Kit vs Bilstein B12 Prokit

Also, if you are looking for more performance, the Eibach kit uses the standard 2.5" spring and that can be swapped to many different options. Right now I am running 500# in front and 600# out back. I think the ride is comparable to my AST 4100 setup with 500/650 and it definitely woke the handling up on the car. I was a little disappointed with the standard spring rates, but at these rates I am REALLY satisfied. To me, it feels like this where it should have came from a performance perspective. Those looking for stock like ride, the 400/450 setup was very good. I would just not run camber plates with those spring rates and stick to the stock top mounts.
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