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Old 04-19-2009, 12:56 PM   #1
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Spring removal/install

what is the easiest method of installing lowering springs? apex 60mm springs going in within the next couple of weeks.

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Old 04-19-2009, 01:13 PM   #2
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http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/tech...ont_Suspen.htm

http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/tech...ear_Suspen.htm

Only thing is in the front id just remove the whole strut but that method works too, I did it that way the first time.
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:21 PM   #3
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Solid! thanks.....how long did it take you ?
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Old 04-19-2009, 01:40 PM   #4
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first time evar doing it/not changing shocks lool took me 5hrs....I can now do shocks+springs in the fraction of the time now.
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Old 04-19-2009, 04:52 PM   #5
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Princess auto has a good set of spring compressers for 25 bucks
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:02 PM   #6
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Bring it to your mechanic...
You'll need an aligment anyway...
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i picked up those compressors from PA, work great for me.
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lol i picked them up today as well for $25 it looks like a solid compressor too. I want to do most of the work on the car by myself.
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Old 04-19-2009, 09:51 PM   #9
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Bring it to your mechanic...
You'll need an aligment anyway...

there is no adjustments other than toe or less u get the camber plates
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Old 04-20-2009, 07:30 AM   #10
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You'll still need the toe reset.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:00 PM   #11
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echo what rims/suspension are you running on your car?
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:17 PM   #12
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with toe you can eye ball it, that all we do at the dealer ship. easy as 3.14
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Old 04-20-2009, 05:34 PM   #13
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are you for real? eye ball it?? hey dare feller!! you aint' nofixin a red neck mobeel here. dis here is a Beemer..german engineering...come on...do it right...set it up on the alignment rack will ya..
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Old 04-20-2009, 05:47 PM   #14
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lol nice impression
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