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  1. WTB UUC Tuned Spring Set v2

    Suspension and Braking
    Hello, Looking for a set of UUC V2 springs for an e46 sedan new or used. I placed an order with UUC but it doesn't seem like they're ever showing up. I want these springs in particular because they're supposed to work well with OEM struts, which I already ordered. Please let me know if you...
  2. E46 Clock spring/steering column switch replacment

    DIY: Do It Yourself
  3. What are some methods to increase spring rate while keeping stock ride height?

    Suspension & Braking
    I want to retain the stock ride height, but also want to decrease roll, dive and squat. It is my current understanding that larger sway bars can help with roll but not really with dive and squat. So I believe that a stiffer spring rate will do the trick; however, I am not sure how to go about...
  4. Red/white springs?

    Suspension & Braking
    Hey guys had a question about what does the red and white stripes mean for my coil springs and struts, please let me know anything you guys might have on this . Thanks in advance!
  5. Non-lowering stiffer springs?

    Suspension & Braking
    Are there any non-lowering stiffer springs for aftermarket purchase? Or is there a way for me to keep the ride height stock when installing stiffer springs? I am aiming for 600 lbs/in in the front and 700 lbs/in in the rear, while keeping the stock ride height. Also, would it be okay to use...
  6. WTS: Tein S-Tech Lowering springs for an E46 M3

    WTS: For sale, Tein S-Tech Lowering springs for an E46 M3. I've had these on the car since late July, and covered ~4000kms. These springs offer the best drop of any lowering spring on the market for the M3, while still maintaining the same great feel of the stock suspension. Great opportunity...
  7. Springs or Shocks H&R cup kit

    Suspension & Braking
    Hey fellas, My car ('01 325ci) is sitting on an H&R cup kit. Recently I have been getting rubbing noises on the passenger side of the car (I'm in the left side) especially noticeable when there is a passenger in the car. However I have no such issues on the drivers side. This is...
  8. First Day of Spring Meet!

    NY / NJ / CT
    This is a bit late in notice, but there is going to be a meet held at 5 Guys in Denville tonight at 7:00pm. Bring whichever car you'd like. I should be there around 7:15pm in my MR2. Where: Five Guys Burgers and Fries 3056 New Jersey 10 West Denville, NJ 07834 When: 7:00PM 3/20/14 TONIGHT...
  9. E46 M3 FS OEM Suspension Bits

    Suspension and Braking
    Went with Eibach cup kit for my '06 coupe with 42K miles and no track time or abuse. I have the the stock parts in excellent condition; sways, springs and shocks and struts. Sways have excellent rubber mounts. Shoot a going offer and pay shipping. Strut L prt #31312283103 Strut R prt...
  10. HELP: Stuck on Strut Reinstallation - Won't clear fender :(

    General E46 Forum
    I've been stuck in process of trying to reinstall my OEM strut after dealing with finally pulling it out of the pinch bolt. I'm not having trouble reassembling the strut assembly, but rather getting it to go back in. I've tried 2 methods: Method 1 Insert it into the wheel well, mount with 1...
  11. DIY: Rear spring coil repair (Video)

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi Changed my rear spings yesterday and recorded a video from the one side repair. If you can use it, feel free Job performed by one man using standard hand tools and a couple of jacks on a 3...
  12. Removing Valve Springs & Retainers (with homemade tool)

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    I don't know if anyone else has ran into this problem but one night I was working on a head gasket replacement with I*do*Werke on an m52 engine and we had to fully dissemble the head before it was sent to the machine shop. This involved removing the cams, cam trays and valves. Removing the...
  13. Rear Suspension Questions. Need help

    Suspension & Braking
    I have a 2000 328ci and I believe my rear spring is broken because the right side of the car sits 2-3 inches lower than left one. Left one looks like a its a little bit low as well. Car has 136000 miles on right now and I want to go ahead and replace the shocks as well. My question is.. Is...
  14. ive searched and searched but

    General E46 Forum
    cant find the diy on installing a suspension, springs struts etc. anyone know where its at?
  15. Do I have a broken spring? Please read :)

    General E46 Forum
    First off, let me start off by saying that I know how our e46s have spring failures typical on the rear springs... Long story short, i was on a trip with my dad, started driving off, after about 10 miles from leaving house i heard a glass breaking sound like i dropped a jar or something, i look...
  16. Strut rod/compressed spring clearance, want to be sure

    General E46 Forum
    I've done several searches in every permutation I can think of. Found a few leads that seem to say this is normal, but I just want to be sure. I took my struts/springs/top hats to an indy shop down the street to have them compressed and assembled so I can take out the old assemblies and just...
  17. FS: H&R Performance BMW e46 Race Springs

    Suspension and Braking
    No longer available No longer available
  18. WTB: Front+Rear Sway Bars, Strut Bar, Springs, Shocks for 325xi

    Suspension and Braking
    Exactly what the title says: Looking to buy: Front and Rear Sway Bars (preferably matching vendor) Strut Bar (Front only) Springs and shocks (preferably not tracked) for 2003 325xi. As far as performance goes my setup will be geared towards street and not track. Please PM or email me with...
  19. AFE Intake spring clips...

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Just putting this here for searching, because I couldn't find anything anywhere and it's hard to get replacement parts. Bought my AFE intake used, and it didn't come with the spring clips. Anyways, turns out if you remove the stock spring clips from the stock airbox, flip them around, then...
  20. WTB: Rear coil springs for e46 323i

    Suspension and Braking
    Hey guys, I am looking for a used set of OEM or similar rear coil springs for an e46 323i. I would even use the sport springs if they would fit. They don't need to be in the best condition since I am going to sell my car as soon as they get fixed. Please let me know if you have a pair and we...