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Old 11-17-2012, 04:21 PM
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08 E90 335XI -- Want to replace the shocks

I want to replace the stock shocks with after market. I would love something a bit tighter.

Less rebound would be awesome.
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:14 PM
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Dampers only, look at Koni FSD.

I'm thinking about Bilstein B12 system, which is Eiback Pro-Kit springs with specially valved Bilstein dampers. But it will lower your ride about 1".
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:47 PM
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Koni come with lifetime warranty which maybe good seen as it looks like i`ll be doing 34,000+ a year. Wonder if my BMW dealer will install them or if they will only install the crappy oem one.
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While the FSDs seem to be the "go to" answer for shock replacement on the board, unless there have been some changes in the last month, Koni only offers Yellows for the xDrive models.


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George


Edit: After posting this, I went to look, just in case. Son-of-a-bitch, Koni just started offering FSDs for the xDrive. Hmmmm, now I might actually change.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:06 PM
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I found a set for 687-10% with free shipping.

http://www.ajusa.com/KONI-2100-4036-...it-a1e5b6.html
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