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Old 05-25-2011, 10:51 AM   #1
donthateonm3
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help! drivers side sags and leans

ok so I have searched and searched, probably for a couple weeks, red every thread I could find but still cant figure out whats wrong... i have a 04 m3 with a shy under 40k miles...the drivers side ive noticed is sitting lower...mainly feels like the rear is sagging and when I look at the outside you can tell...i replaced my RSMs and even my FCAB as well as installed some b&g s2 springs to see if that would give it a stiffer feel and perhaps level it out...nope...now the front drivers feel like is sticking and thus causing the lean...

RTAB will be replaced tomorrow but not sure thats what it is...ill be checking my tie rods and endlinks today but the last thing im thinking is it might be the struts/shocks...

any input is appreciated...again ive searched believe me..but im running out of ideas


also i had BMW take a look at the car and all they said was "it drives like an m3" so that wasnt any real help
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:54 AM   #2
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sometimes when i park the car itll stay with the drivers side leaning...and other times it look alittle more level....forexample...i get home...the car is leaning hard...i park the car in the garage...come out the next morning and it still is sagging but looks alot more level...shocks?
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