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      03-04-2013, 03:12 AM   #175
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Drives: Deep Green E90 325i
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Orlando, Florida

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At what mileage do suspension components such as shocks wear out? I have a 2006 325i (non sport) with 86k miles on it, and am looking to lower the car and improve handling. I'm not sure whether I should go with a set of springs of some sort, while ignoring the stock shocks, or save up to do both, since I hear you have to do an alignment when you lower the car.

At the same time, since adding shocks/springs adds up in price, would a cheaper set of coiliovers such as BC racing be an option? For the record, I'm after looks, while not being too low. I also love throwing my car around corners.
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