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Old 06-12-2014, 04:05 PM
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Default Coilovers, which will go the lowest, that are not v maxx

Was just trying to get some ideas for my r56. I was originally going to do air suspension but then decided to go static instead. I'm getting a set of 17 inch wheels built 8.5 et 24. The next step is finding a set of coils with camber adjustments that will let me go low. I've looked a companies such as bc , d2, Megan. Just wanted to see if you guys knew which would let me get the lowest, pictures would be great. Thanks.
Also if you know of any other companies let me know, thanks
Looking to spend under 1500 as well.
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Old 06-12-2014, 04:28 PM
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Drew was on BC coils which went pretty low when he had them:
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Pic looks a little dark on this screen so it might be hard to tell. That's them on 16's

We're using them on Krista's Clubman but we had to raise them up quite a bit for her. No pics yet since she is still on stock wheels for now.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:03 PM
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Thank you, man I thought there would be a lot more wheel gap with 16's. shouldn't have ordered 17's!
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16's are extremely tough to pull off without bags IMO. 17's are a much safer bet.
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16s are for extreme static, 17s/18s for bags , 17s for conservative static, 18s for moderately low static.
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:24 PM
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If I was to exchange for 16s with the same offset, which coilovers would get me the non wheel gap look?
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:26 PM
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I wanted 16 originally but didn't think the 2013 r56 could pull them off!
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:32 PM
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I wanted 16 originally but didn't think the 2013 r56 could pull them off!
oh...r56? yeah, just do 17s. 16s are small on the big bodied r56. It's been done well but it requires a lot of poke and tire.
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:48 PM
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Any suggestions as far as coils rally?
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What's your budget?

BC and KW are solid options. BC comes with great camber plates and rear pillowball mounts which is a big plus. Fairly certain you can ask them to make you a shorter set if you want to slam the car.
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Old 06-13-2014, 07:31 AM
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16s are for extreme static, 17s/18s for bags , 17s for conservative static, 18s for moderately low static.
This.

I didn't like the way my car looked when aired up with 16's and skinny tires so that's why I decided to go to 17's. 17's are the way to go if you don't plan on having tons of poke and want to go pretty low. Especially if you have an R56. 16's look weird on the newer bigger body minis in my opinion.
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Old 06-14-2014, 04:25 AM
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Broadway static also has made them for the r56. all coilovers are valved to match the spring rates that are chosen based on what you want (race, street, occasional trackday, stance etc.) they also have swift spring options but im sure bc does that too
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Oh yeah^^ Broadway Static's are probably the ones that will go the lowest and ride the best that you'll be able to find. They use short shorter springs for maximum low too.
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