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Just brought a r56 cooper s, and was wondering the best lowering spring suitable for the car, and also feedback on ride after fitted?

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There is no best as it depends on why you want new springs. If it just for looks and/or minor handling improvement Eibach Pro-kit are good and don't effect the ride comfort much. They also go well with Koni FSD's if you are worried about ride comfort. If you want serious lowering and/or much better handling then you are probably better off with coilovers.

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