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Old 10-10-2013, 01:40 PM   #1
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Finding BMW Sport suspension springs

I have a 2002 bmw 330i with the sport suspension. one of my rear springs has broken and the car sits about an inch lower than it should. I am looking to replace the springs with stock OEM springs but i have had a hard time finding what i believe to believe the right ones.

My dad brought me this link
http://sohiperformance.com/hr/hr_spr.../i-238844.aspx
but my concern is the bottom that says lowers one to one and a half inches. is that from normal suspension or sport?

If anyone has a link to the correct stock sport suspensions springs i would be grateful. Also if anyone knows of anything else i should look into while i have the car undone. I have 102k miles on it so im sure there is a long list.

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Old 10-10-2013, 06:37 PM   #2
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consider doing shocks and struts, control arms with new balljoints and bushings, add reinforcement plates to the shocks, rtab if they are bad, steering ball joints.
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:46 PM   #3
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Finding BMW Sport suspension springs

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Old 10-10-2013, 06:57 PM   #4
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Jeez people, at least attempt to help this guy. http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330.../OE/ES2535563/. Expensive for the whole set though. I'm sure you could find one at a wrecking yard though.... You could also try here: http://www.bmrparts.com/. They don't get great reviews, though I've bought a few things from them and they've been fine..... Good luck.
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Old 10-10-2013, 08:21 PM   #5
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Give me the last 7 of your vin. I have a program that will give me the front and rear spring part #'s that were originally used on your car.
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Old 10-10-2013, 09:12 PM   #6
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If interested Pm me... I have a set of OEM 2001 330i sport springs.
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Old 10-10-2013, 09:59 PM   #7
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km20496 are the last 7 of my Vin Num. I have been looking into some springs on bravauto.com that will lower the car about 1/4 inch i should be able to get away with that. also thinking about doing struts and shocks any recommendations? I went through the history of the car (pestered my father for about a half hour) and the front suspension has had some work as i live in Michigan and rims were bent and replaced as well as the damage suspension components. going to look through the records now to see exactly when and what was done. thank again for the help Jon
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Old 10-11-2013, 07:12 AM   #8
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According to VIN # KM20496 which comes up as an 03/2002 330I 4 door with no sport suspension

The boxes/options in the picture I'm attaching were automatically filled in by entering your VIN.

Front Springs are 31 33 6 756 966
Rear Springs are 33 53 6 756 984


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Old 10-11-2013, 01:05 PM   #9
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You are correct. I just went and looked at the original window sticker and I do have the sport package. but apparently that does not include sport suspension. Did not know that. Since i can find the normal springs I'll probably just keep is stock. Thanks a lot you guys have been a huge help.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:16 PM   #10
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I just took all 4 sport spring off my car when I dropped it... If you're looking to get a set.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:18 PM   #11
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You are correct. I just went and looked at the original window sticker and I do have the sport package. but apparently that does not include sport suspension. Did not know that. Since i can find the normal springs I'll probably just keep is stock. Thanks a lot you guys have been a huge help.
Same with my car, Sport wheel, Sport seats, etc but not the sport package. So much for "all coupes have the sport suspension". Glad I could help man.
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Old 01-21-2014, 05:15 AM   #12
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Any idea what suspension mine has and part number replacements for shocks and springs? Vin JU62627


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