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Old 07-16-2016, 04:28 PM   #1
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Rear springs



Having a real hard time trying to find rear springs for my 98 328is with M sport suspension, the dealer in Ajax can get them at 469.00ea from Germany but I could get a cheap coilover kit for about the same $. This is my wife's daily driver and I really can't see her adjusting the ride height.
I've checked every aftermarket supplier on the net and soon as it gets to the "sport suspension" no product found pops up...even realoem.
The shocks don't seem to be a problem but there has gotta be a spring available in Canada that will fit this sucker at a decent price. Any ideas?
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Old 07-17-2016, 09:26 AM   #2
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Any set of E36 springs will physically fit your car. The key is to buy them as a set. (front and rear)
Search for springs that meet your need for comfort, handling and ride height. You may need to replace your struts depending on the condition of your current struts and how aggressive the new springs are.


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Old 07-17-2016, 11:14 AM   #3
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That's part of the problem, I would like to keep the stock ride height but even the lowering springs for e36 are listed as "not for cars with sport suspension" which I figured meant that they may not fit or seat properly in the mounts.
So I should disregard the warning and get the springs with a 1" drop and that should give me about the same ride height as sport suspension? lol but if I do that do I get the shocks for sport or base? This gets confusing.
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Old 07-23-2016, 09:39 PM   #4
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Thanks to Jay at Stance factory the car is sitting level again without costing an arm & leg. Had to get wife to put the spring in while I leaned on the (pry)bar but all is well. 95.00ea for springs compared to 465.00ea at dealer. About the same for shocks and mounts.
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