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    After the initial annoyance of finding out that i need a complete suspension overhaul, i opted for the Hottuning Coilover kit.

    What i would like to know is how difficult these will be to fit [never fitted suspension before] and is it something best left to a garage?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky68 View Post
    After the initial annoyance of finding out that i need a complete suspension overhaul, i opted for the Hottuning Coilover kit.

    What i would like to know is how difficult these will be to fit [never fitted suspension before] and is it something best left to a garage?

    thanks
    With the right tools then I would imagine it's pretty straight forward, but if you have to ask the question then perhaps it's best to ask around for some quotes from some garages first, you never know you might find it's not too expensive, they will have all the tools and be able to set all the tracking etc afterwards
     
     

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    Hey mark,

    I went to my local bmw indy to see how much it would be to fit mine and he quoted me 120... but he is very good and loves me

    My other local garage.. non bmw said 200
     
     

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    How soon are you looking at fitting them? For a fistful of dollars I'd do them for you one Saturday

    I'd recommend a 4 wheel alignment afterwards though irrespective who does them.

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    Surely you have some decent mechanics at your disposal at work?? Should get that done in about five minutes

    Not too bad to do IMO Mark, just need a few tools - spring compressors etc. Might be worth while changing the top mounts while you are at it.

    Congratulations on another RED BULL LOCKOUT during qualifying..... Getting quite good at that now. Must be all that awesome new bodywork that you have been working on mate...
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy2bsure View Post
    How soon are you looking at fitting them? For a fistful of dollars I'd do them for you one Saturday

    I'd recommend a 4 wheel alignment afterwards though irrespective who does them.

    HTH
    how much would ya fist full of dollars be? im needing some fit soon..
     
     

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    shame your so far away, its a pretty easy job. almost difficult to screw up
     
     

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