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  1. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi, the rear suspension on my 1995 840 e31 is making a squeaking noise (i think from drivers side) when i drive on bumpy roads, i have changed shock absorber top mounts, complete trailing arms, and upper control arms both sides any body got any ideas on what could be the culprit, . many thanks...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all im new here i just got A 316i saloon 98 an finding it very slidy on corners more so in the wet im thinking new shoks an lowering springs but what to buy it also sits lower on one side ie tyer sits higher in arch any help iders please thanks jay
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i just finaly replaced my front struts and springs to car strutes are meyle and springs suplex new rubber seats and top bearings too but now it sits high at least thats 23.1/2 from bottom rim to arch 4"top tyre to arch i was told thid will settle but you dont see new cars that are not driven...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    my car was lowered at front it catches on speed bumbs even when going slow would it be just a matter of replacing springs or would i need to replcee legs too from a standard saloon or are there other models i can use from my car is 97 318 saloon plus thinking of changing wheels what year of car...
  5. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    hi, i have a e46 318i se and i have put 18inch wheels on but now it looks really good but silly because it is deperate to be lowered slightly. my lass will go mad if i lower this car like my chav cars in the past so don't want to affect the ride quality so much i just want a lower stance. i...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have renewed both rear air suspension struts on my 1997 520i saloon in the last 2/3 year's And have had the warning light come on and off over the last couple of day's and now i have lost all rear suspension now I can hear the pump running when switched on...but the car is still sat on the...
  7. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hey all, Its time to get new suspension on the motor, the old oem's are getting tired and I guess everything under there will be tired too! so Im hoping you guy's can help me on a suspension decision whether it be coilovers or strut/spring setup. My aim is to have a decent daliy drive/track...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My car has been lowered with koni shocks and eibach springs and i want to put the srings back to standed as i keep hitting speed bumps in the middle of the car as i am half way over them is it just 328ci srings i need or can i put i:e 320d ones on it. Thanks joe
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have changed the front n/s hub and wishbone on my e36 m3, problem is the balancing weight on the inner edge of my 19inch wheel is now rubbing on the strut, did not do this before, plus the wheel is sitting closer to the front bumper, the car has NOT been hit the hub needed changing and I...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    am looking to drop my e39 i take it the usual is eibach springs and bilstien b4 or b6 shocks, but what is the usual setup for the sport 5 series model is it the same as the eibach and bilstien setup is quite common with manufacturers also what is the drop from standard 2.3i to say the sport or...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have just bought a e36 325i SE I am having a few worries the back end seams bounce on bump roads. theres vibration above 60 mph. the rear drivers side sits lover than passengers. the car feel lose at speed. Is this likely to be bushes or shock?? any other ideas thanks
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