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Old 03-12-2013, 01:24 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by TT330i View Post
not necessarily
Failure, in my definition, is anything beyond 50% loss in performance. Even Sachs-Boge (ZF) admits the early performance loss and total failure of the units.

FWIW, EVERY single original BMW strut/shock I've pulled has been completely dead or extremely worn. And I've pulled BOAT LOADS.

Excellent HIGH-performing lightweight unit, but not designed to go the long haul (as it shouldn't)
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