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    At what point are the shock absorbers usually replaced?

    I recently had the control arm replaced and have had the eibach pro kit springs fitted.

    However my car feels a bit bouncy and have a bit of camber issue going on. So I was wondering if I should get the shocks replaced.

    I was looking at getting the eibach pro dampers to go with the springs.

    Anyone have any comments?
     
     

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    lots of money there mate! i would personally get a set of m sport shocks,
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by vauxfan View Post
    lots of money there mate! i would personally get a set of m sport shocks,
    do you mean just the normal boge shocks?
     
     

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    i found that my standard ci shocks are good enough for the eibach pro's, but i was thinking about replacing them when the time is right with the 1s they use on the m sport models, this is because they are designed for shorter, stiffer springs, and they are also a little stiffer too! the perfect damper maybe?? also i chose these as i know the bmw shocks were designed as a good firm but resonalble ride quality! plus the eibachs are only a very little lower than an m sport any way! hense my thinking! this is good for insurance purpose's too!
     
     

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    I see your thinking.

    Any ideas on where to get them?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbl View Post
    I see your thinking.

    Any ideas on where to get them?
    and thats the problem i think they are a bmw item! or maybe a bmw site might be able to? have you tried www.m stlye?
     
     

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    Perfect damper for Eibach springs are Bilstien. They are not cheap though....
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Perfect damper for Eibach springs are Bilstien. They are not cheap though....
    Is that the B8 kit you are talking about?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by vauxfan View Post
    and thats the problem i think they are a bmw item! or maybe a bmw site might be able to? have you tried www.m stlye?
    yeah they only do the eibach damper kit, and they are more expensive than ordering directly from eibach.
     
     

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