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Old 05-14-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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Rear coil springs question

Hey guys, long time time lurker, first time poster. I have been searching for an answer but couldn't find one.
I drive a 2001 325i and recently found out my rear coil springs were broken. i went online and found these

i purchased those not knowing that those werent the ones for my car. these are the one ones i needed

I gave them a call and even though i haven't even used or received them, i would have to pay a 20% restocking fee.
Would I be able to use the ones i bought for my car anyway? I've read that most e46 rear coil springs are interchangeable but I want to know what are if any repercussions._a_
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:16 PM   #2
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shouldnt but you can without much issue. may never even notice theyre not the right springs.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:18 PM   #3
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Do you know whether you have the sport suspension or not

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:41 PM   #4
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I would make sure to install the correct springs. Possibly try and sell the first ones you bought for the price you paid.

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Old 10-15-2013, 02:41 AM   #5
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I am a first time poster and need rear coil springs for my 2002 325i BMW. I was wondering where you bought your springs from and if you could give me some feed back?

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