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  • Slybeanx
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    Camber plates for JOMs

    I understand this thread old af but if anyone using JOMs has an answer to this then its worth it. Has anyone used camber plates after installing on for your front? And if so what did you guys go with.

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  • cole119
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    I have a 1991 318i Cabriolet. If anyone can answer a few questions:

    The JOM kits are same for all E30 (318/325) but the 2 cars have different weights. Does anyone know why there wouldn't be different spring rates for the lighter 318 cars? I thought there is nearly a 200 lb difference.

    From my understanding here are the weight levels of the cars from lightest to heaviest.
    318i(s) coupe
    318i cabriolet
    325i
    325is
    325i 4 door
    325i cabriolet

    Am I correct.

    If I got a couple kit for my cabriolet what difference would I experience (better/worse)

    I am trying to avoid some members experience of having the rear too high (on my lighter 318i car) having to leave out the adjusters to get it low enough.

    Lastly perhaps the rear of the cabriolets is heavier than the rear of the coupes - hence the different rear springs. Am I correct? Thank you in advance for any and all answers.

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  • Pierre S
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    vert specific, all way down in the front, no rear ajuster

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  • Ryan...
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    Originally posted by cpandrewschmidt View Post
    looked back through the thread but haven't seen an answer. My front shocks bottom out pretty good over bumps and I'm not even dropped all that far. I think the front shocks are blown.

    So, I want to replace them. Has anyone ever replaced them with Bilstein shocks but kept the springs / coil over part?
    I don't have an answer to your question, unfortunately, but I'm wondering how long you had the JOMs installed before the fronts gave out?

    I'm also in the Madison area, thinking of pulling the trigger on a set of these..

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  • cpandrewschmidt
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    looked back through the thread but haven't seen an answer. My front shocks bottom out pretty good over bumps and I'm not even dropped all that far. I think the front shocks are blown.

    So, I want to replace them. Has anyone ever replaced them with Bilstein shocks but kept the springs / coil over part?

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  • tiagozone
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    Originally posted by E30-Ellerman View Post
    Where do you live? Looks old and awesome, I'm jealous.
    In Portugal, Braga. In Portugal we have a great e30 community . There are no haters. The only down side is that, here, the cheapest e30 are the 316i. They go for 2500 . 325i go for 7500. Other than that, Portugal is a great place to live. We have amazing back roads. Cheers

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  • E30-Ellerman
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    Originally posted by tiagozone View Post
    I instaled joms coilovers on my 89 coupe. Compared to my previous setup, wich was stock, they feel better. On front, im all the way down. In the rear, i have just the spring.

    Overall, condering they only cost me 250 brand new, i can say thay
    are worth.


    Where do you live? Looks old and awesome, I'm jealous.

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  • tiagozone
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    I instaled joms coilovers on my 89 coupe. Compared to my previous setup, wich was stock, they feel better. On front, im all the way down. In the rear, i have just the spring.

    Overall, condering they only cost me 250 brand new, i can say thay
    are worth.


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  • Pierre S
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    Originally posted by Blacke30vert View Post
    wondering if i got the coupe version would tha still work for my vert? i know the vert rear springs have a higher spring rate for th weight difference but I'm just weekend driving cruising around so I'm not too concerned, just wondering if everything will still fit?

    I just was searching through the board because i'm wondering the same question! Everyone seem to say that the rear wont go enough low compare to the front, and run without the adjuster. Anyone know, if with the coupe version on a vert, this will help to get a better drop?

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  • Blacke30vert
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    wondering if i got the coupe version would tha still work for my vert? i know the vert rear springs have a higher spring rate for th weight difference but I'm just weekend driving cruising around so I'm not too concerned, just wondering if everything will still fit?

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  • E30-Ellerman
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    ^^ Car looks excellent. Mine is very similar but Royalblau and with metal bumpers.

    Any recent reviews on these from the people who have had them installed for a year or two? Getting ready to pull the trigger on a set of these, just trying to finish off the turbo build then these are on the radar.

    Thanks!

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  • cyber copter
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    hello,
    really helpfull information i really like to see images
    of bmw old car.
    transport service in india

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  • Flexx
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    Originally posted by LRG SOUP View Post
    I have been running on my JOMs for about 2 months and I like them since I daily drive my car everyday. not too stiff at all for casual cruising. They corner decently too with a little body roll. I do too have the issue of the passenger rear being a little lower than the driver's side rear. But not too bad. here is a picture

    Front and rear adjusted fully to the lowest setting.

    Nice ride, what size rim / tire combo are you running? I'm purchasing the JOM this weekend. Did you do any additional mods, cut the perch off/removed the adjusters etc?

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  • Flexx
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    Originally posted by sampayne View Post
    Bringing this thread back from the dead, ... but did you ever end up doing the jom/bilstein combo? As I just bought an IS that has joms installed and would like to swap out the blown shocks.
    How low of a drop did you get? I'm thinking about purchasing. Can you
    Post some pic? ECU have them on sale this week.

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  • Flexx
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    Jom

    For the guys with the late models e30, how low of a drop did you get? I'm planning on running a 16x8/8.5 or 16x9/9.5 W 215/40 setup.

    Anyone running vogtland sports?
    Last edited by Flexx; 11-24-2016, 09:42 AM. Reason: Info

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