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Old 02-13-2012, 01:51 AM   #16
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I just bought mine from Gutemparts where I get everything, but I also bought $500 worth of other parts with them.
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Old 02-14-2012, 03:32 AM   #17
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I think im pretty much convinced to get them from Essex like you guys are recommending
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Old 02-14-2012, 04:18 PM   #18
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Not affiliated and not sure if they'll be any good, but you could always try these as well. http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/show...10#post3004510

If you're gonna be spending nearly 600 after tax on struts, then $200-400 on springs depending on what you get, those start to look appealing.....they are risky though since no one has tried them yet.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:28 AM   #19
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Not affiliated and not sure if they'll be any good, but you could always try these as well. http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/show...10#post3004510

If you're gonna be spending nearly 600 after tax on struts, then $200-400 on springs depending on what you get, those start to look appealing.....they are risky though since no one has tried them yet.
Well, I've already got eibach springs that i'm going to try out for now, along with SPC camber plates, so I just want some solid struts to hold up the extra weight of the m52, and i figure if i dont like the eibachs i can always go H&R or something different down the road. We'll see
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Old 02-16-2012, 12:36 AM   #20
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I've had megans on non-bmw and found them to be well built, but with cheap components. The dampening is terrible.
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Old 02-18-2012, 12:43 AM   #21
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Essex probably still comes out as the cheapest, but:

Raceskids/EJ Knight:
http://www.e30tech.com/forum/showthread.php?t=91618
$439.95USD +SH

Blunt also has them for $449.80 + SH and may price match if you ask nicely.
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:16 AM   #22
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I've had megans on non-bmw and found them to be well built, but with cheap components. The dampening is terrible.
Agree'd

I've ridden in many different Megan spung cars.

They always feel the same.

Decent quality product, crapo ride (dampening)
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:51 PM   #23
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Went to order a set of billy sports from essex, and their price has gone up to about $530. Also, the 5% coupon you get from the survey is invalid, and they added on enough tax to make my order come out to $611.

Can definitely do better than that.
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:08 PM   #24
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Went to order a set of billy sports from essex, and their price has gone up to about $530. Also, the 5% coupon you get from the survey is invalid, and they added on enough tax to make my order come out to $611.

Can definitely do better than that.
Terrible.. I thought they'd be the cheapest.. let me know what you decide to go with
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Old 02-19-2012, 01:46 AM   #25
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Look to pay about $40 shipping from the states, Ups will ding you for 30-50 in brokerage, + duty and taxes. One thing I did notice though, Essex's prices on Hawk Pads, were less than any advertised US Seller.

Essex's prices do seem to be going up though, I was going to order H&R Race's from them also but the price went up a lot from the quote they gave me 1 week prior so I ended up ordering from Tirerack and had them from the states in 4 days!
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:05 AM   #27
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Look to pay about $40 shipping from the states, Ups will ding you for 30-50 in brokerage, + duty and taxes. One thing I did notice though, Essex's prices on Hawk Pads, were less than any advertised US Seller.


Unless you ship USPS like everyone else. Then you just pay the $40 shipping.

BAV: $ 463.80 usd before shipping.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:27 AM   #28
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try Turner, ordered all the suspension/brakes part from them and shipping was fairly cheap, only paid like $80 on duty for almost $1300 worth of stuff.
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:43 PM   #29
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Unless you ship USPS like everyone else. Then you just pay the $40 shipping.

BAV: $ 463.80 usd before shipping.
Hey North, I messaged the raceskid guy from r3v you posted on here, he said they'd come up to $500 shipped to Canada.. I think Turner was $489 with shipping. I'll let you guys know who i decide to go with.
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:26 PM   #30
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don't forget tax at the border and brokerage fees.....
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