Originally Posted by busman76
So I called **********s today to order my H&R springs and the guy on the other end told me to expect to be replacing my shocks in 9months with normal driving. I told him I only drive like 7k year and he said I would be lucky to get 12 mo before my shocks are blown. WOW!!! Is this true?
No, it's not true. You're perfectly fine with a spring swap and your shocks will lead a long and happy life.
Will it be as long as a factory BMW Spring/Shock combo? Probably not. But it's not going to accelerate wear to that degree.