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Old 08-13-2012, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by X3 Soccer Dad View Post
Hey guys,

Need some advice. My X3 puked its oil out of the LF dampener and needs replacement.

What would you do?
1. OEM or aftermarket?
2. Is a service manual available for a 2006 X3? If so where can I buy one?
3. Any additional parts that should be ordered while changing both the left and right?

4. Last, what is the best site on the net for our Bimmers parts?

Thanks for your help

1.) Most do aftermarket due to the cost savings. Bilstein HDs are a popular choice.
2.) No Bentley Manual
3.) Strut tower bearings and the rubber pads. Possibly springs depending on mileage.

Here are some helpful threads.
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