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Old 05-04-2011, 08:08 AM
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Posted this questiion on the discussion section- probably needs to be here. replacing my springs on my 528I. do I need to re- align the wheels after spring replacement. I am also adding 19" wheels if that makes a difference.
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Yes you should
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Old 05-04-2011, 11:18 AM
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I had my alignment done after 3 weeks and I noticed a significant improvement. Get an alignment...
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Thanks guys. I will get it aligned,
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Alignment is recommended after 500 miles of driving, to allow the springs to properly settle.
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Yup like everyone said get an alignment.

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Old 05-07-2011, 03:34 PM
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How soon after getting coilovers should I get a allignment, same amount of time applies for springs and coilovers?
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Old 05-12-2011, 05:05 AM
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Results.

love the ride - still have the comfort without the floatiness. Tires are Hankook Ventus - quiet and comfortable. Any thoughts on next mods? Have the 3m Clear Bra - 3m window tint to legal limit in MN, H&R springs - 19" wheels.
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It's a huge differance between the 17" and 19" wheels. Looks great z3grape
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What is the size of your new tires?
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Originally Posted by tex_phil View Post
How soon after getting coilovers should I get a allignment, same amount of time applies for springs and coilovers?
usually we recommend driving through at least 1 full tank of gas after changing the suspension, either springs or coilovers, to get an alignment
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