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NO! it will not work...... i tried before! DONT DO IT...


its going to kill all your shocks.... the sedan is little heavier then the m3...

i went this route for my spring and regret it , even tough i used it for 2 weeks only.

dont do it men.. dont be cheap... put correct spring rate w correct shocks...

WRONG SPRING WILL WEAR OUT ALL YOUR BUSHINGS.


just my 2 cents experience.
 

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You little scared me that what You wrote about it...but i dont want to install M3 springs only a M-packet (if like M-Technik) from etc E46 Coupe 2.0d M47N 150KM pre or after lift. What do You think about it, in Your opinion will them fit to my 2.0d 136KM M47 sedan?

Nope! Wont fit, Spring are design to hold on certain amount of weight as to my understanding of last time i put wrong spring from OEM sport spring 330I sedan.

you try put E46 Coupe 2.0d M47N 150KM spring on a 2.0d 136KM M47 sedan? no way you will get good results. plus waist your time changing the springs//

USED SPRING wont work get you no where as they get used they drop the RATE.


yes, it moved the car. but when it came to BUMPs,TURNS and basically road wave. OMG! felt like loose roller coaster compared to the new eibach spring and sport shocks/ rear m3 shocks i put on..
 

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I dont think you know what you're talking about. First of all the sedan is NOT heavier then M3. Only the Xi version is heavier by a mere 70lbs !!!! OMG what a big deal, I bet most Xi drivers are heavier then M3 drivers by 7-0 lbs , lol

Anyway, you must've done something really wrong for your car to be handling like you describe,plus your shocks were already old to begin with so how can you make any assumptions when your shocks were toast to begin with.

Used springs work just as good as new springs. Our springs do NOT sag nor do they lose anything overtime, they either work or they break. Again, new spring are JUST as good as old ones , no difference at all.
:yikes: ops, i approached it too much. just by the body view and m3 not being 4 door car... it would guess it did weight less then sedan by big difference. ( did not do my homework ) lol

pretty heavy m3? or is it just the sedan magical design to weight as much like a coupe?

anyway...

Long story short, my spring broke on the rear lower part. try take short cut. purchase used said 330i sport spring and put on my stock shocks 325xi 03.

3/4/5 days later i realized the dramatical affect it took on my handling. Just went ahead and purchase New shock&spring as mentioned...


I dont think it would be the best approach to buy used springs. '$SAVE$' & get new ones. :hmm:
 
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