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Old 05-10-2012, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by 540 M-Sport View Post
Considered that, but willing to give Bilstein one last try...but would like them to be a bit more forthcoming on what the problem is, and what they are doing to resolve it. I cannot send my struts back, and have my car sitting on a lift at the shop (shop will not allow it), so I am hoping they have some used, but rebuilt PSS front struts, as I would think that might be better than getting more new ones?
I already know Bilstein is probably wanting you to buy the fronts first, before you take your car to the shop.
Then after the install, you have to send back the bad struts...
Could the problem be from bad spring rates - causing the car to bottom out, and blow the valving...?

What was Bilstein's excuse/ reason for the first failure?

Ever consider the BC Racing coil-overs?
I am not sure TC Kline makes anything for the 540i...

Thanks!
Jason
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