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Old 06-03-2011, 02:22 PM   #16
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Most important is to replace the bushings. After I replaced my rear shock mounts, the car felt really smooth over bumps. This is one of the only parts I would NOT replace with OEM parts, these are known to go really quick. Get some Rogue Engineering or TC Kline or Ground Control rear shock mounts and you'll never have to replace them again.
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:04 PM   #17
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Most important is to replace the bushings. After I replaced my rear shock mounts, the car felt really smooth over bumps. This is one of the only parts I would NOT replace with OEM parts, these are known to go really quick. Get some Rogue Engineering or TC Kline or Ground Control rear shock mounts and you'll never have to replace them again.
Specifically which bushings should I change? I know there's a bunch of different ones. As per my OP, I'm more concerned with the ones related to the suspension/ride quality.

BTW the feedback has been very helpful. Definitely looking over what I initially though was a simple shock replacement.
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:57 PM   #18
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front control arm bushings and rear trailing arm bushings will probably make the biggest difference. Rear shocks mounts as well.
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Old 06-03-2011, 04:58 PM   #19
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front control arm bushings and rear trailing arm bushings will probably make the biggest difference. Rear shocks mounts as well.
Also proper alignment afterwards
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Old 06-03-2011, 06:34 PM   #20
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Sounds good guys.

Hopefully it feels like a 2011 when im done!!
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Old 06-03-2011, 09:48 PM   #21
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Sounds good guys.

Hopefully it feels like a 2011 when im done!!
I drove the 2010 e9x and there suspension feels like the e36... maybe its just me....
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