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      03-07-2012, 03:04 PM   #1
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Upgrading my xi suspension

I drive a 2008 e92 xi and I've just pulled the trigger on bilstein sports and eibach springs, and will be doing the install in the next couple weeks when I put the summers back on. My car has 50k on it, and the suspension is pretty tired, so I'm looking forward to getting some snap back into my handling.

What other parts should I consider upgrading while it's up on the lift with the wheels off? Are there any parts xi owners are seeing worn while they're under the car at this stage? Bushings, mounts, front end componants etc?
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Bav auto has bump stops, and a suspension install package that includes spring perch pads, shaft protection tubes (looks like the bilsteins come with these anyways) and compression absorbers (?).

I see people reccomending subframd bushing replacement.

Can anyone opine on what they think is worth it?
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