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Old 04-12-2012, 09:59 PM
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Where can I get OEM springs other than the dealer?

I want to take my 1998 E36 M3 sedan back to stock springs and shocks. I can't seem to find an OEM set of springs anywhere on the net? It looks like everything aftermarket will lower the car? I want stock ride height again so I can drive this thing in the Minnesota winter and I want the soft damping because the roads in Minneapolis are full of pot holes. I don't want to go to the dealer to get them.

I found a set of used here:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-12...ings-used.aspx


They are from a '95 M3. Would they fit my '98 M3 sedan??

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Old 04-13-2012, 11:00 AM
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Yes, they'll fit.

You can check the part numbers on realoem.com btw.
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I have the factory M3 springs available new. HERE is a link to a custom cart with 2 front and 2 rear springs dropped into it for you.
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:53 PM
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Thanks guys. They aren't necessarily cheap are they?
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Thanks guys. They aren't necessarily cheap are they?
Not so much. You could always put out a "want to buy" in the classifieds for a good condition used set. Or stay aftermarket but go from you current springs (from the sounds of it they are fairly aggressive) to a mild spring such as the H&R OE Sports (found HERE). The OE Sports are one of the mildest aftermarket springs available for the E36 M3.


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