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    I have just ordered boge lowering springs for my e46 they arrived today but it says on the invoice that they are for a 4 cly is there any difference as i ordered 6cyl springs.
    Also is there anything i need to do to adjust the camber or does the car have adjustable camber its a 325i se?
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    springs are different for 6cyl, as the car is heavier! need to double check your order! i have just bought and fitted eibachs, they are perfect! ride is still spot on, car now looks great! as for camber, it should be fine, as bmw tend to do the set up but weighing the car down, sort of like lowering!
     
     

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    As vauxfan has said above. 5 cyl cars are heavier so it will sit lower and the spring rates are different.

    Only the rear camber is adjustable on an e46....
     
     

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    Sounds like someone has made a boo boo

    Check the invoice part number against the one on the front of the box and check both of these numbers to the part number on the spring.

    If they all match then give the place a call and just explain that you think an error has been made when despatching the goods and ask them to confirm this by giving them all the details. If it turns out that all is not correct then ask them to arrange collection and resend the correct item as quick as possible
     
     

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    well i ordered 6cyl ones but it says on the invoice that they are 4 cyl ill phone them today
     
     

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    Sorted they are the springs for a 6cly model the part number on the box as for 6cyl jst invoce was a miss print. so i will be getting them on this week hopefully an ill post some pics up
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    Quote Originally Posted by Collister5 View Post
    Sorted they are the springs for a 6cly model the part number on the box as for 6cyl jst invoce was a miss print. so i will be getting them on this week hopefully an ill post some pics up
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    Check the invoice part number against the one on the front of the box and check both of these numbers to the part number on the spring.
    Been there, seen that

    Glad to hear all is good

    All it means is that their stock levels will be out
     
     

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    Hi
    is there any difference im an msport car as they are lowered and if the rear camber adjustable what do the do with the front have they got differnt bottom arms or anything?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Collister5 View Post
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    is there any difference im an msport car as they are lowered and if the rear camber adjustable what do the do with the front have they got differnt bottom arms or anything?
    The difference in an m sport is the shocks to, the fronts are a little tighter, and the backs are tighter still, the wish bones are slightly beefier to, and to anti roll bar is aslo bigger iirc, the camber is slighter different to. but when your car is lowered the camber will change any way.
     
     

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    surely though if i lower it it will reduce the negative camber or even give it positive camber?
     
     

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