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      05-17-2009, 09:27 PM   #1
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How would I know If I have aftermarket Springs ?

Guys....I just got this lovely AW M3

The car was imported from Florida to Puerto Rico

It came nicely done ( BBS CH, Valentine Hard wired, UUC Catback....)

I think it has Aftermarket springs but not sure....the ones it has are black...

How I would know ????
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Guys....I just got this lovely AW M3

The car was imported from Florida to Puerto Rico

It came nicely done ( BBS CH, Valentine Hard wired, UUC Catback....)

I think it has Aftermarket springs but not sure....the ones it has are black...

How I would know ????
most aftermarket springs are NOT black...
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Stock springs are black, I know that.
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I hope it actually has stock ( warranty issues ) but the car looks lowered...

What colors are aftermarket..??
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I hope it actually has stock ( warranty issues ) but the car looks lowered...

What colors are aftermarket..??
red...green...anything but black I believe!
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POST a pic of your ride, we will tell you if its lowered or not!
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Dinan springs are blue. Post pics.
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I think mine are labeled with an "M" on them. But I think mine are blue from what I remember(at work, not going outside to look right now) . My car is not lowered that I know of. I did buy it used though.
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I think mine are labeled with an "M" on them. But I think mine are blue from what I remember(at work, not going outside to look right now) . My car is not lowered that I know of. I did buy it used though.
my OEM springs are def black.
so if yours a blue, I would say they are aftermarket
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Guys....I just got this lovely AW M3

The car was imported from Florida to Puerto Rico

It came nicely done ( BBS CH, Valentine Hard wired, UUC Catback....)

I think it has Aftermarket springs but not sure....the ones it has are black...

How I would know ????
What about asking your seller?
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red...green...anything but black I believe!
I thought the Eibachs were black. Unless that's just their stock photo they have for all their pro-kits.
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Can you sneak a camera into the wheel well and snap a photo? That will be the best way to check.
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POST a pic of your ride, we will tell you if its lowered or not!
Its been raining like crazy but will do
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      05-18-2009, 05:44 PM   #14
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I thought the Eibachs were black. Unless that's just their stock photo they have for all their pro-kits.
They are. They also say eibach on them.
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