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Suspension and Braking
Springs, shocks, struts, coilovers, camber plates, sway bars, strut bars, suspension bushings, control arms, brake pads, big brake kits, etc.

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Old 10-12-2011, 05:28 PM   #1
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FS: Lowering springs from a 2002 E46 xiT

Used springs from my 2002 325xiT. PO installed these on the wagon I just bought. Not my style and not really practical for where I drive; too many bumps and the roads are too topologically interesting. So, I replaced with stock springs. PO said these came from Bav Auto, which makes me think they are something like Bav Auto part number SK E461 416. I have included photos of the part numbers printed on the springs...if you have a better idea about what these are feel free to let me know.

They are not pristine. Peeling paint and some rust/grease are evident. See photos for actual condition. They do make for significantly tighter handling and a sporty ride. If I could have this handling and not bottom out in the winter where I live, i'd be tempted to keep them.

I think $100 USD + actual shipping is fair. If this is too low, feel free to offer me more.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:25 AM   #2
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Any interest? If my price is off, let me know. I am not using these and would be happy to have them enjoyed by someone.
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:22 PM   #3
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Did these lower the car any?
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:23 PM   #4
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Yes they did. Will see if I can dig up some photos, but my rough estimate was ~1.5" lower with these.
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:25 PM   #5
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Thanks. I'm trying to find out if wagon springs will work on a sedan.
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:31 PM   #6
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Everything I'm finding point to them not fitting. That's unfortunate
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:34 PM   #7
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Not the best photos, but should give you an idea. Note that my snow tires (on the stock height version) are on smaller rims but have a higher profile than my Summer tires (on the car in the lowered version).

With lowering springs, as are for sale in this thread:


With stock height springs:

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Old 03-20-2012, 04:37 PM   #8
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:39 PM   #9
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Sorry, did that do the trick?
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:44 PM   #10
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Yup. Thanks
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:19 PM   #11
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:26 PM   #12
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:18 PM   #13
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A little more info for people who might be interested in these. I just got a shipping quote for sending them to CA (from my location in VT, so CONUS shipping should be this or less):

UPS Ground is $37
FedEx Ground is $40
USPS Priority is ~$60

Springs are all packed up and looking for a home.

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Old 07-07-2012, 09:11 AM   #14
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learned a bit more about the difference between stock (OEM) springs for sedans vs tourings. It looks like the stock touring spring is ~0.6" longer than the stock sedan spring. I do not have an aftermarket sedan version of the springs I am selling here for comparison. My guess is that since they are lower than stock on a touring they would be lower than stock on a sedan but perhaps not by as much as a sedan sport spring? Nonetheless they would likely be workable on a sedan.
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Old 10-01-2012, 12:13 AM   #15
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:45 AM   #16
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I am happy to ship to Mexico if you pay actual shipping.
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:37 AM   #17
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:07 PM   #18
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Old 11-05-2012, 03:05 PM   #19
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Still have these Springs? Ill take them - shipped to 97215 - PM me. thanks
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