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  1. 2000 E46 320ci coupe rear suspension 
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    hey folks i got a problem ok so my car sits uneven at the rear i changed out new shocks and springs and still it sits lower at drivers side its doing my nut in can anyone shed any light on this for me please
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottyd View Post
    my car sits uneven at the rear
    Join the club, Mine is exactly the same. Not changed the springs as yet but do know for certain they aren't broke.

    look forward to the replies on this thread myself
     
     

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    i was told it could be trailing arm bushes but could be a long shot i think
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottyd View Post
    i was told it could be trailing arm bushes but could be a long shot i think
    cheaper than the springs i suppose. Ronnie, one of the mods on here, has already told me what the cause is Its to do with how the germans designed them, basically a fat german sits in his left hand drive car and evens things up a little hence lower on the o/s.
     
     

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    quality answer lol
     
     

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    Seriously though, If it was indeed a trailing arm fault, I don't see how the car would sit lower! I've changed bent ones before, and all that happens is the wheel either sticks out at the top or in at the bottom, alters the camber basically.

    This has been pickeling me for a while now, really would like to solve it without changing every componant at great expence.

    Has your car been curbed by any chance?
     
     

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    You can fit thicker spring rubbers. http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html...ID=33531094754

    Listed as 5mm here http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...25&hg=33&fg=45

    Dam LHD levelness
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronnie View Post
    You can fit thicker spring rubbers.
    Now theres an idea!
     
     

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    hi

    i'm having problems with my e46 rear suspensions. i was told by the local garage that one of them was broken so got both rear suspension replaced but i still have the same problem. the drivers side is lower than the passengers side.

    i spoke to another local garage and bmw, they both said i need to fit in genuine bmw coils as they have higher tolenrance.

    so i got the the drivers side coil replaced with the old bmw coil before i purchase a new one and leaving the passengers with the new non-bmw coil.

    i still have the same problem!

    any help will be greatly appreciated.

    thanks
     
     

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    Common question see this thread for more info http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...-lower-t27088/
     
     

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