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      04-12-2012, 11:33 AM   #1
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Does anyone know of a local body shop around Seattle area that can install lowering springs for. Decent price? Thanks
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Does anyone know of a local body shop around Seattle area that can install lowering springs for. Decent price? Thanks
for e92s i was getting quoted around 400-600 for shocks, struts, and springs. are you swapping out the shocks and struts too?
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Does anyone know of a local body shop around Seattle area that can install lowering springs for. Decent price? Thanks
for e92s i was getting quoted around 400-600 for shocks, struts, and springs. are you swapping out the shocks and struts too?
Uh that's a good question I am kinda a noob I thought if I buy h&r lowering springs I can just have someone swap the old springs for the new ones does it work that way or do I need new shocks and all
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No it works that way you dont need new shocks or struts. But it would be best to replace so that way you can get struts and shocks that are made for the smaller coil. Theres a few places around here what will do it Midas being one of them Illtech being another.
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No it works that way you dont need new shocks or struts. But it would be best to replace so that way you can get struts and shocks that are made for the smaller coil. Theres a few places around here what will do it Midas being one of them Illtech being another.
Yep I have heard of illtech they do good work
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i just heard the ride quality can alter a bit putting aftermarket springs on stock oem shocks and struts and could possibly wear the life of the shocks/struts at a faster rate. but i say go for it and if the ride is workable, why not save a few bucks and swap out the shocks/struts down the road
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Achtuning in Redmond is a good place too. Had my coils installed there a couple weeks ago. They're good guys!
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Achtuning in Redmond is a good place too. Had my coils installed there a couple weeks ago. They're good guys!
I went on achtunings website is that your blue 335i on their website
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Do you think if I go there and tell them Lindsay sent me they will hook me up with a good deal
For sure! Talk to Dion, he's a good friend of mine and one of the main sales guys there. He'll take good care of you
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illtech quoted me 550 for labor on my e90.
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illtech quoted me 550 for labor on my e90.
Was that for springs shocks and all or just springs
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Was that for springs shocks and all or just springs
thats labor on springs alone. with the eibach springs they had it would equal up to...i believe it was 850?
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I got my coilovers installed for $175, for shocks/struts and springs, I think it will be $150. The install was done by a guy from Lynwood, not a shop though. BTW I highly recommend you get aftermarket shocks/struts if you're going with springs. Aftermarket springs wear out your OEM shocks/struts faster especially if you go on bumps or potholes a lot so you might as well get both done at the same time.
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I'd go eibach, they ride a bit better than H&R Sports... btw .. get a buddy and do it yourself There is a great DIY on here
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i would recommend you do it your self with a buddy i just did mine about 3 weeks ago... it took me about 3 hours to do it and that was my third car i ever lowered on springs my self....the diy guides on this forum really helped me a lot whit the install
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i would recommend you do it your self with a buddy i just did mine about 3 weeks ago... it took me about 3 hours to do it and that was my third car i ever lowered on springs my self....the diy guides on this forum really helped me a lot whit the install
if i paid you could you do it for me? hehe
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I had Illtech do my eibach pro kit last month. They charged me 'an hour per corner' plus $129 for an alignment. They did a good job but I can't recommend them. It took weeks to get them to order parts, schedule the work, etc. and they started and finished late. Spoke to the owner to try to build a relationship but they're just too busy and understaffed. I removed the license frame they gave me and am now very happy with Strictly BMW.

All told they charged me $650 for labor and alignment. Car sqeaks over speed bumps and they said that it needs more lube

Let me know if you want to see before and after pics of the Eibach Pro kit on my E90 MSport suspension
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