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Old 07-25-2014, 02:20 PM   #1
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Replacing Shocks

Im in need of new rear shocks for my 01 325ci and was wondering which shocks is recommended?

Keep in mind i live in NY
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Old 07-26-2014, 12:35 PM   #2
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Koni yellows

I need rear shocks also, planning on goin with Koni yellows and Rogue RSMs. Has anyone done Koni yellows on the rear only, or do I really need to do fronts also at the same time to be worth it?
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:26 AM   #3
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I put Koni FSD shocks on my wife's 330CI and we really like them. I'd recommend doing all 4 shocks to keep good balance and handling. www.shox.com
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:10 PM   #4
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Do the springs as well. The stock sport springs are pricey but well worth it.
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:21 AM   #5
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I just had the shocks replaced on my vert with Bilstein Tourings. A local BMW shop recommended to stay away from harsher shocks on the convertibles. They were getting complaints that the ride was too harsh and the car was too jiggly with the stiffer shocks. The Tourings are supposed to be a bit firmer than the stock sport package shocks. I like 'em.
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Im considering these as a cheap replacement, any reviews? http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-NEW-BMW-E4...p2054897.l4275
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Old 07-29-2014, 08:29 PM   #7
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Im considering these as a cheap replacement, any reviews? http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-NEW-BMW-E4...p2054897.l4275
They will work ok. Change the springs as well. I can't stress that enough.
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Old 08-02-2014, 08:40 PM   #8
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When you say springs your referring to the front shocks? or do both front and rear have springs?
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Old 08-05-2014, 09:25 PM   #9
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When you say springs your referring to the front shocks? or do both front and rear have springs?
The rear springs.
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