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Old 07-08-2010, 10:21 AM
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Suspension replacement parts

I'm looking at replacment suspension parts for my '01 740i I will be picking up next weekend. I found there are a ton of different brands. What is the best to go with, I was looking more into the Meyle HD then some of the other brands? I don't know what all needs to be replaced yet but I'm assuming everything with the miles it has. The PO said there is a squeek coming from the left rear when stopping or going over bumps, so I'll look into that as well.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:24 AM
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I'm looking at replacment suspension parts for my '01 740i I will be picking up next weekend. I found there are a ton of different brands. What is the best to go with, I was looking more into the Meyle HD then some of the other brands? I don't know what all needs to be replaced yet but I'm assuming everything with the miles it has.
contact Max at oembimmerparts.com . Meyle seem to be the best. I have bought some stuff from him (non-suspension) and he seems like a nice guy.

Just be sure the car is on the ground with full weight before you do final tightening.... otherwise you will be doing it again in a few months.

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Old 07-08-2010, 10:28 AM
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Glad to know my initial descision was right about the brand lol. I have a nice SnapOn torque wrench for those final tighenings also

Edit: Looks like I can do a front end rebuild for $516 with Meyle HD and rear suspension rebuild for $429 with Meyle parts also. A grand for all new quality suspensions seems like a good idea to me.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:44 AM
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Glad to know my initial descision was right about the brand lol. I have a nice SnapOn torque wrench for those final tighenings also

Edit: Looks like I can do a front end rebuild for $516 with Meyle HD and rear suspension rebuild for $429 with Meyle parts also. A grand for all new quality suspensions seems like a good idea to me.
Yep... just remember what I said about pre-loading before tightening...

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Old 07-08-2010, 10:52 AM
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Can't go wrong with MEYLE HD parts. We have been carrying their suspension components for years with no complaints!

You can find out entire E38 suspension section below.

Click HERE to order or for more information.

Please let us know if you have any questions if you do not see something your looking for!

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Old 07-08-2010, 10:54 AM
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^ they are good too... I got my trunk mat from them.... incredible price if they still have them...

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Old 07-08-2010, 10:54 AM
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Old 07-08-2010, 01:02 PM
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Can you buy thrust arm bushings on OEMBimmerparts? Are there different brands for those?
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i have only heard good things about Meyle parts. i havent used them yet. i wonder how they stack up to Moog parts? they are much more affordable too!
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^ they are good too... I got my trunk mat from them.... incredible price if they still have them...

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Thanks for the kind words and orders!

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Old 07-13-2010, 10:09 AM
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Thanks for the kind words and orders!

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sent the last 7 of my VIN the other day. Will that list and price still be feasable?
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sent the last 7 of my VIN the other day. Will that list and price still be feasable?
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Old 07-29-2010, 08:36 PM
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Just ordered my new front suspension level one kit from ECS Tunning. Excellent price, at least $100 less then anywhere else I could find it. Can't wait for it to get here so I can install it and get rid of that annoying wobble. Thanks Joe!
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Thank you for the kind words and the opportunity to serve you!

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Old 07-30-2010, 12:10 PM
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I'm looking at replacment suspension parts for my '01 740i I will be picking up next weekend. I found there are a ton of different brands. What is the best to go with, I was looking more into the Meyle HD then some of the other brands? I don't know what all needs to be replaced yet but I'm assuming everything with the miles it has. The PO said there is a squeek coming from the left rear when stopping or going over bumps, so I'll look into that as well.
387.00 for the 4 Piece kit
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/catalo...95/5094815.htm
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