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Old 11-30-2012, 02:04 PM   #19
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Location: San Diego
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My Ride: '11 135i 6MT
Originally Posted by webster View Post
when i bought my car and took it to my indy for thorough examination, they did a suspension rebound test and said the shocks/struts had about 75% dampening compared to original spec. i was recommended a suspension overhaul somehwere between 70k-90k miles. they DID show me on the lift the suspension bushings were totally shot and disintegrating. so i had those replaced with Meyle HD. this is a shop that makes its money recommending service. (for example, same shop recommended complete cooling system overhaul @ 54k miles, which i did)
I am curious how the shop determined that you still had 75% of your original dampening capability. What instrument/apparatus did they use?

Past: 1999 Techno Violet Metallic M3
Present: 2011 135i 6MT
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