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Old 09-02-2012, 08:58 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by UDM-E46 Enthusiast View Post
So for a while now I've known my front struts are completely blown. Whenever I go through speed bumps, I can hear metal on metal contact as if it's really loose. I've replaced shocks before, but this will be my first BMW strut job. I'm sure it's the same concept, I just wanted insight on what dampers to buy if I want sharp handling, just not too stiff. And do I really need new shock mounts aside from the strut mounts I know I need ?
How many miles on your ride?

That's some severe wear/damage. Lower ball joints in LCAs and FCABs could also be failed.
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