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      02-06-2013, 06:42 PM   #1
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Question Question about going back to stock suspension

The previous owner of my car put H&R Race springs on. They look great and were no problem in Texas, but they're a bit too low for my tastes in the SF Bay area, especially now that I'm (probably) going to let my girlfriend drive the car sometimes.

I'd like to go back to stock OEM springs, but I want to make sure I get the right ones. I have a 2008 E92 w/ EDC. What stock springs are compatible. From what I gather they need to be off of a car with EDC, but would springs from an E90 M3 work, and what about ZCP springs?

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I would suggest restoring all original springs and shocks that match your VIN from the dealer. Mixing and matching springs would still be considered "modified".
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Cross reference them on realoem.com

You can use your VIN to find them, then see what other cars they are on.

PS...what do stock springs fetch on the open market?
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The previous owner of my car put H&R Race springs on. They look great and were no problem in Texas, but they're a bit too low for my tastes in the SF Bay area, especially now that I'm (probably) going to let my girlfriend drive the car sometimes.

I'd like to go back to stock OEM springs, but I want to make sure I get the right ones. I have a 2008 E92 w/ EDC. What stock springs are compatible. From what I gather they need to be off of a car with EDC, but would springs from an E90 M3 work, and what about ZCP springs?

thanks!
Interested in buying your H&R springs if you decide to sell.
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Interested in buying your H&R springs if you decide to sell.
Excellent, I will let you know how it goes!
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Interested in buying your H&R springs if you decide to sell.
Excellent, I will let you know how it goes!
Sounds good, pm works best for me
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That H&R springs do not affect EDC system ?!
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That H&R springs do not affect EDC system ?!
Springs will not effect EDC...
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Stiffer springs have a way of making the EDC changes feel a little more subtle.
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Getting closer! I got the part # from a local dealer for my VIN:

Front- 31332 283 560
Rear - 33532 283 566

But does anyone know how those part #s correspond to spring codes (ex. X1, X2, etc)?
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