TESTED – ST Suspensions’ BMW E36 M3 Street Suspension Reviewed

Suspension Techniques BMW E36 M3 Street Suspension Reviewed

ST Suspensions' BMW E36 M3 Street Suspension Reviewed
By Mike Kojima

The BMW E36 M3 is a car that that was destined to become a cult classic.  The E36 was quite a leap in performance beyond the long in the tooth E30.  To us the E36 is the car that epitomized what we call the BMW feel.  Since the E36 BMW's somehow feel right.  From the overall balance to the steering feedback to the control efforts, the E36 just has a telepathic intuitive feel that makes it a pleasure to drive.

 Suspension Techniques BMW E36 M3 Street Suspension Reviewed
ST Suspension  coil overs are high quality but budget priced dampers designed for corrosion resistance and built to ISO9000 standards.

When Formula D and road racing pro Mike Essa needed a street suspension for his daily driver BMW E36 M3 he was not looking for the latest and greatest track shredding stuff, just something where he could comfortably run a lower ride height with firm control that could replace the old 140,000 mile worn out stuff on his car.

 Suspension Techniques BMW E36 M3 Street Suspension Reviewed
ST Suspension  rear shocks are shorter bodied for a lower car.  They are twin tube low pressure gas in construction.

For a daily beater Mike logically was looking for something that was a good value for the money but still decent in quality as a daily driver has to be fuss free.  Logically Mike looked into the offerings from ST Suspension and ended up choosing their coil over set up for his car.  ST Suspension  coil overs are high quality economically priced suspension kits made to TUV and ISO 9000 quality standards.

 Suspension Techniques BMW E36 M3 Street Suspension Reviewed
The ST Suspension rear springs have these trick lower seats that fit into the stock spring perches.  You can adjust corner weight and ride height with them.

 

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