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Old 02-27-2011, 09:40 AM   #1
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E46 wagon need help asap

Hi guys, i need to replace rear shocks in my new touring, do you know how to remove trunk liner on both sides, because i newer did it with wagon only sedans. And also i need to remove trunk door panel to install new trunk handle . Thank you
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Old 02-27-2011, 04:19 PM   #2
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Youtube is your friend...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcSstG_el-I
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Old 02-27-2011, 08:38 PM   #3
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there is nothing about rear shocks for wagon, actually I know how to replace shocks I just need info hot to remove trunk liner panels. thank you
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Old 02-28-2011, 07:17 PM   #4
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Here is the DIY that helps.

http://www.g-team.org/BMW/

Give yourself lots of time, it's a tedious procedure on the Touring.
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thank you so much, you really help me, so its really tedious.... in sedans its 1000 times easier
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:09 PM   #6
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thank you so much, you really help me, so its really tedious.... in sedans its 1000 times easier
For sure. If you are going to go through with it I highly suggest you get the Rogue Rear Shock Mounts. They attach from the bottom so once you install them you never have to remove all the trim to remove the shocks again.

It's not hard, just a pain and it's even more of a pain that you have to do it x2 one for each side.
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Just a quick question about rear shocks
Does anybody had tryed KYB shocks ? I know that Bilstein is the best ones but they cost around $100 each and I found KYB gas filled ones for $40, does it make any sence?
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If you want reasonably priced well performing shocks with a lifetime warrenty go with Koni oranges.
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Ok, but where can I find them?
Autopartsway and bimmerspecialist has only bilstein and sachs...
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Old 03-16-2011, 09:23 PM   #10
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These guys are great and ship fast: http://www.fcpgroton.com/
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Old 03-16-2011, 10:33 PM   #11
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^ True but Chinese "quality".
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Old 03-16-2011, 10:58 PM   #12
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^ True but Chinese "quality".
Come on man. Are the Bilsteins Chinese? The Zimmermans? NGK spark plugs too? I'd rather pay fcpgroton $8 for a spark plug than a stealership $22 for the same item.
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Ok, but where can I find them?
Autopartsway and bimmerspecialist has only bilstein and sachs...
Northern Motorsports in Hamilton (i think they just moved to Burlington)
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