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Looking for a new suspension setup for your BMW E30 M3? We put together a list of trusted sources where you can purchase with confidence. Browse our recommend selection of coilovers and suspension setups for the BMW E30 M3 below! You can use our discount codes or check their websites to see what promotions and coupons they currently offer. 

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The KW Variant 1 INOX-LINE coilover kit is our entry point into our street performance lineup. The high-quality INOX-LINE stainless steel coilover struts, corrosion resistant springs, bumps stops and dampers that are optimally tuned by our engineers. The result is a balanced and sporty feel specific to each vehicle application designed for long lasting driving pleasure. With KW Variant 1 coilovers you can achieve maximum lowering within an approved lowering range that ensures a proper functioning suspension and adequate travel after your car is lowered. Even after years of use you can easily adjust the ride height thanks to the dirt resistant trapezoid thread and composite Adjustment -ollar. KW Variant 1 INOX-LINE coilover rewards the sporty driver with its pre-configured setup. For each vehicle, our engineers develop a specific damper setup and spring rate to increase the driving pleasure with an optimal balance of sportiness and practicality. As with all KW coilovers, the engineers at KW fine tune each application on the Nurburgring Nordschleife and at the KW 7-post chassis dynamics test center. Unlike a mass produced, generic coilover kit, KW coilovers are developed specifically for your vehicle. As a manufacturer, KW uses only its own resources, high quality components and the damper technology -hat was all developed in-house.

With the KW Variant 1 coilovers, body roll will be reduced during compression giving you the benefit of a more genuine and direct sporty handling while driving. For over 20 years, KW automotive has been the market leader and driving innovation as a manufacturer of individual suspension solutions for the road and in all types of motorsports. No matter where in the world, gearheads, automobile manufacturers and reputable tuners rely on our KW coilovers made in Germany. With an application list comprising more than 4,600 options KW guarantees an outstanding selection backed by our Limited Lifetime Warranty.

 

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Cutting-edge motorsports technology -or more performance on the road. Like every suspension product developed by KW automotive and manufactured in Germany, the KW Variant 3 Coilover suspension kit also provides a significant improvment on the road. Thanks to the high-quality dampers, springs, and elastomer spring elements, pitching and rolling movements during load changes such as evasive maneuvers, cornering, acceleration, and braking are significantly reduced. The braking distances are also shortened. Thanks to improved support and feedback, drivers not only feel more confident but driving in everyday life is improved. With compression and rebound stage damping, that can be set separately and independently of each other, the damper setup can be customized to your personal driving preferences or vehicle changes such as weight, tire characteristics, or altered vehicle rigidity. True performance optimization is only possible with this unique, patented system. For example, this allows the compression damping force to be increased and get more grip from the tires, to improve cornering behavior and reduce squat without simultaneously altering the rebound stage damping which is optimally matched to the spring rate ? a scenario which results in reduced grip and the associated loss of performance.

The KW Variant 3 INOX-LINE coilover kit is the ideal tool for performance-oriented drivers and experienced tuning enthusiasts who place a strong emphasis on the overall performance of their suspension. The Variant 3 features patented TVR-A and TVC-A technology -hat provides separately adjustable rebound and compression damping. The extensive Adjustment -ange of the independently configurable rebound and compression make it easy to directly influence the steering behavior, directional stability, grip and handling characteristics for confident and repeatable results at the limit of driving dynamics.

 

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AST 5300 Series Coilovers BMW 3 series – E30 M3

 

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AST 5200 Series Coilovers BMW 3 series – E30 M3

 

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Moton 2-Way Clubsport Coilovers True Coilover Style Rear BMW 3 Series E30 M3 – Street

 

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Moton 86-90 BMW 3 Series E30 M3 EVO-1 2.3 Moton 1-Way Series Coilovers

 

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AST 86-91 BMW 3 Series – E30 M3 5100 Comp Series Coilovers

 

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Moton 86-90 BMW 3 Series E30 M3 EVO-1 2.3 Moton 3-Way Series Coilovers 

 

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Stance XR1 coilovers are the newest, latest and greatest single way adjustable coilover. The build quality and materials used on the Stance XR1 coilovers have never been better, and everything from the mounts to the bushings have been redesigned to increase longevity and performance. An all new dual coating process goes above and beyond the competition to protect against corrosion and rust. Unless otherwise noticed for some special circumstances, these coilovers are a direct bolt on replacement for your factory suspension.

 

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Fortune Auto engineers were tasked with a focused goal to make the Generation 7 – 500 Series dampers the best single adjustable system on the market at a very affordable price point. All systems are completely hand-built. We insist on building bespoke suspension in order to offer the best quality control in the industry.

At Fortune Auto, we approach the science of suspension with a mentality of customization that has raised the industry’s standards of performance.

 

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Megan Racing was founded on the belief that the goal of the automotive enthusiast should not be limited by the size of one’s wallet, but rather on their heart and passion for motor-sports. Our products are designed with performance, durability and especially the budget of the driver in mind.

 

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BC Racing understands that every car enthusiast has their own vision and passion for automobiles and from that passion they wish to express their own uniqueness through their personal vehicle. For many people, having suspension is far more important than a body kit or paint job, its a means to improving the driving experience. Many times suspension companies develop new products that do just that – improve the driving experience – but they limit the production of those handling goodies to a few select vehicles and make the price unattainable to the average enthusiast. Well BC Racing took a hard look at the suspension market and set out to break that evil tradition with the BC Racing DS Series Coilovers.

 

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The Ksport Kontrol Pro Coilovers provide the ultimate in suspension technology for your vehicle both on the street and at the track. Featuring 36 levels of damping adjustment, Kontrol Pro allows you to easily dial in your system for both handling and comfort. For those seeking a lowered stance as well as improved handling and response at a high value, the Ksport Kontrol Pro Coilover Kit is the perfect choice.

 

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An enhanced version of our top selling Kontrol Pro Coilover System, the Ksport Kontrol Sport Fully Adjustable Coilovers provide the ultimate in suspension technology both on the street or at the track. These coilovers build off the key features of our top selling system, including 36 levels of damping adjustment for fine tuning, and adds 30% stiffer valving and spring rates to deliver the same quality with a more aggressive and direct feel. This results in tighter cornering and quicker response times, making the Kontrol Sport Coilover Kit an ideal system for aggressive street and intermediate track use.

 

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The D2 Racing coilover kit is a high performance suspension system that is specially designed for your vehicle.  Perfect for the modified street car that also sees weekend track time, the D2 Racing RS Series coilovers feature separate height and reload adjustments so you can configure your suspension to your desired settings.  Unlike many other coilovers, the D2 Racing suspension allows for you to lower your vehicle while maintaining full strut travel at all times, ensuring the best possible handling and comfort.

 

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FV Suspension Coilovers are perfect for street driving, and still outperform most on the track. FV coil overs are a monotube shock, independently height adjustable, with 32 levels of dampening adjustment, and come with a 12-Month Limited warranty against Manufacturer defects.

 

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State of the art motorsport technology enables better performance on the streets. The independently adjustable compression and rebound dampening allows for custom driving setups. The exclusive KW patented system has dual level valves that allow for adjustment of the rebound dampening for your road comfort and the compression dampening that controls the driving dynamics.

 

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The BR Series Model is the perfect choice for street driving and the occasional road course or autocross duty. With easily accessible adjustment knobs for fine-tuning compression and rebound, ride height adjustment independent of shock stroke and spring preload, having a performance coilover system has never been easier. The driver chooses how low or high the vehicle sits (no preset ride height here!) and a BC Racing patented concave lower locking ring keeps it locked securely in place. Most systems can be upgraded to pillowball mounts to proved the most feedback possible from the suspension and to sharpen steering response. BC Racing front camber plates also allow a driver to get the perfect alignment setup without compromise. Each of these features is offered, while providing a strong, attractive coilover system at a reasonable price. 

 

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Adjustable T6 6061 front camber plates on all McPherson style applications. Koyo Japan Radial Bearing upper spring perch standard on all applicable McPherson applications. This eliminates spring bind, noise, and gives improved driver feedback.

 

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The perfect choice for street driving and the occasional road course or autocross duty. With easily accessible adjustment knobs for fine-tuning your compression and rebound, plus a separately adjustable ride height, having a performance coilover system could not be any easier. You choose how low or high you want your vehicle to sit (no preset ride height) and our patented concave lower locking ring keeps it locked in securely.

 

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All Gazshock Gaz Gold suspension kits are made in the UK to the highest quality, each kit comes with 2 year full warranty from gazshock. Gaz Gold height adjustable kits are a premium range of suspension units designed for tarmac motorsport and the serious track day enthusiast. Most of the GHA Listings are available in the Gold range with the addition of strut kits for the classic and retro car market i.e. Lotus, Cortinas, Escort, Mexicos, Capris, Lancia Intergrale and Evo‘s. The main features of these kits are: 1. Front and rear units adjust bump and rebound from a single control knob on the side of the unit. 2. Struts and semi struts have 62mm bodies for increased oil capacity. These units are fitted with 22mm diameter induction hardened piston rods that are hard chrome plated for strength and durability. 3. All units have multi lip sealing. The outer seal is a metal encased wiper to clean the piston rod.

 

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Yellow Speed Racing Dynamic Pro Sport coilovers are designed and developed for all motoring enthusiasts that want excellent handling without sacrificing comfort. This suspension system is ideal for daily driving and occasional, light track use. High quality components are adopted to ensure product durability and stability. Each application is fully test fitted and completely road tested to guarantee all our customers perfect performance and comfort expectations.

 

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This kit includes TC Kline’s recommended, track-proven spring rates. If you would like custom spring rates, please contact our sales staff at ECS Tuning and we will get you set up!

Designed and tested on the street and the track – TC Kline Racing Coilovers are found in hundreds of competition vehicles and daily-driven vehicles alike. TC Kline’s coilovers are engineered to maximize the comfort and performance of your BMW. Specific care has been paid to each component of this system, illustrating a true understanding of the needs of the enthusiast.

 

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Designed to improve both handling and performance with a budget in mind. Includes: 2 front KYB strut cartridges 2 rear KYB shocks Set of H&R sport springs

 

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With this all in one kit you will be able to install a full air ride suspension on your E30 from start to finish. Starting off with the air struts, Airdynamiks offers a range of handcrafted products that are striking in their visual simplicity and speak volumes through their world-class performance.  The Airdynamiks experience involves precision-calibrated instruments that bridge the gap between the road and comfort as well as the performance you deserve. To compliment the Airdynamiks air struts we paired it with Air Lifts world famous 3p management to have a seamless experience to add adjustable air suspension to your vehicle. Ride on air, achieve a better feeling ride with the ability to adjust your suspension on-the-go to the ever changing roads. 

 

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Airdynamiks offers a range of handcrafted products that are striking in their visual simplicity and speak volumes through their world-class performance. At Airdynamiks, the work ethic is based on meticulousness and precision. This same respect is reflected in all of their processes. The streamlined design allows users to see and appreciate how each of the products is the embodiment of science in motion. The Airdynamiks experience involves precision-calibrated instruments that bridge the gap between the road and comfort as well as the performance you deserve.

 

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H&R Race Springs are designed for high performance drivers’who want the most out of their vehicles. When the need for uncompromised handling performance becomes a priority, H&R Race Springs will provide over-the-top race ready performance and appearance. They help balance vehicle weight for improved performance and control, while lowering the center of gravity.

 

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IIntrax is a Dutch manufacturer of high-end suspension technology with over 30 years intense experience at the highest levels of racing/rallying. Intrax designs and produces shock absorbers, springs and suspension technology for Formula 1 cars, street cars and everything in between. All Intrax shocks are custom build with a personal setting specially calculated for your car and your requirements.

 

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Sport Spring kits are H&R’s number one selling product. Enhance the look of your vehicle with a reduced fender well gap. H&R’sport Springs lower the vehicle’s center of gravity and reduce body roll for better handling. The progressive spring rate design provides superb ride quality and comfort. A lower wind resistance signature will make the vehicle more streamlined and improve gas mileage. If you are only looking to improve one part of your vehicle’s suspension, you cannot go wrong with installing Sport Springs. Fun to drive, H&R’sport Springs are the number one upgrade for your vehicle.

 

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Only from H&R, OE Sport Springs are for those who desire a slight increase in handling and control. You can expect reduced body roll and superb ride comfort with better driving convenience. OE Sport Springs provide a subtle upgrade for a fine-tuned vehicle.

 

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Vogtland’sport Lowering Spring Kits not only improve the look of your car by reducing wheel gap, but they improve the handling by lowering the center of gravity while the higher spring rates give you the performance you desire.

 

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Eibach Pro Kit lowering springs have been time tested and have proven themselves to be one of the most comfortable yet excellent handling lowering springs on the market.  Eibach Lowering Springs lower your car’s center of gravity and reduce squat during acceleration, body roll in corners, and excessive nose-dive under braking.  These traits allow your car to not only handle better, but perform better overall.

 

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For those that want the ultimate in handling and an over-the-top highly aggressive look, H&R Race Springs are the perfect solution. Race Springs will lower your vehicle approximately 1.75 – 2.5 inches and should be matched with high-quality sport tuned shock absorbers. Race Springs also have a firmer spring rate than the Sport Spring.

 

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OE Sport Springs are designed with a revised spring rate for increased driving convenience with great handling characteristics. OE Sport Springs offer a mild lowering to cleanup that “too high-rally-stock look.” Stock ride comfort is retained. These are the springs your “S” or “Sport” option must have!

 

The BMW E30 M3 is an iconic sports car that has left an indelible mark on automotive history. Known for its sharp handling and superb driving dynamics, this classic Bimmer continues to capture the hearts of enthusiasts worldwide. One of the key factors contributing to its legendary performance is its suspension system, particularly when enhanced with coilovers. In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of the BMW E30 M3 suspension and explore the advantages of upgrading to coilovers.

A Brief Overview of the BMW E30 M3

Produced from 1986 to 1991, the BMW E30 M3 was initially designed for homologation purposes to compete in Group A touring car racing. With its distinctive wide-body design, high-revving four-cylinder engine, and rear-wheel-drive layout, the E30 M3 quickly gained a reputation as a formidable performer on both the street and the track.

Suspension: The Backbone of Performance

The E30 M3’s suspension system played a pivotal role in its success. BMW engineers focused on achieving a perfect balance between comfort and performance, making it a versatile car for daily driving and spirited corner carving. Key features of the stock suspension system include:

  1. Front MacPherson Struts: The front suspension setup features MacPherson struts, which provide a solid foundation for precise steering response. They are equipped with anti-roll bars to minimize body roll during cornering.

  2. Rear Semi-Trailing Arm Suspension: The rear suspension comprises semi-trailing arms, offering a combination of stability and compliance. This setup helps maintain traction and control, even under hard acceleration and braking.

  3. Limited-Slip Differential (LSD): The LSD, a vital part of the rear axle, ensures that power is distributed effectively to both rear wheels, enhancing traction and cornering stability.

  4. Sport-tuned Suspension: The E30 M3 came with a sport-tuned suspension, featuring firmer springs and dampers compared to standard E30 models. This setup provided the car with its characteristic agile and responsive handling.

Coilovers: Elevating the E30 M3’s Performance

While the stock suspension of the E30 M3 is undoubtedly impressive, many enthusiasts opt for coilovers to take their driving experience to the next level. Coilovers are a suspension upgrade that replaces the factory components with a fully adjustable system. Here are some advantages of installing coilovers on an E30 M3:

  1. Adjustability: Coilovers allow drivers to fine-tune their suspension setup, including ride height, damping, and rebound. This level of adjustability lets you tailor the car’s handling characteristics to your preferences, whether you’re prioritizing comfort, track performance, or a balance of both.

  2. Improved Handling: Coilovers can significantly enhance the E30 M3’s already stellar handling. By fine-tuning the suspension, you can optimize weight distribution, reduce body roll, and improve cornering grip, resulting in sharper and more responsive driving dynamics.

  3. Better Control: The ability to adjust damping and rebound settings allows you to adapt to different road conditions and driving scenarios. This means greater control over the car’s behavior in various situations, from daily commuting to track days.

  4. Enhanced Aesthetics: Coilovers often allow for a lower ride height, giving the E30 M3 a more aggressive and visually appealing stance. This not only improves aesthetics but also lowers the car’s center of gravity, further enhancing handling.

  5. Durability and Longevity: High-quality coilover kits are built to withstand the rigors of performance driving. They offer improved durability over the stock suspension components, making them a wise investment for enthusiasts who enjoy pushing their cars to the limit.

Conclusion

The BMW E30 M3 is a timeless classic known for its exceptional performance and precise handling. Its stock suspension system strikes an impressive balance between comfort and sportiness. However, for those seeking to extract every ounce of performance and tailor their driving experience to their preferences, coilovers are a valuable upgrade.

Coilovers offer a level of adjustability that allows enthusiasts to fine-tune their E30 M3’s suspension characteristics for optimal performance in various situations. Whether you’re looking to dominate the track or simply enhance your daily driving experience, a well-chosen set of coilovers can transform your E30 M3 into a precision instrument capable of delivering unparalleled driving pleasure.

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