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what to change along with shocks?

hey, soon i will be chaning my shocks and was wondering what else i should do while down there?

have decided to go oem, so bouge at the back and no idea what at the front. oem will be cheaper and quality will be good enough for what i use the car for.

thnx guys.

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might want to think about replacing the mounts particularly the rears with the E46 rear strut mounts if you haven't already... Also might want to consider the bump stops depending on how anal you are about things... but I just took mine out when I replaced mine... no point really.
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cool, thnx man. is there bump stops in the back? i know my front ones are fully ripped up. they wont be too expensive anyway.

how much do e46 rear shock mounts cost? i think i read somewhere to get some from a convertible e36? but im not sure.

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Yeah, I think I remember hearing that the convertible mounts are better also, but I know that the E46 ones work and are better than the stock ones.
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I put shock mounts from . . . Rogue Engineering . . . in mine. Those bad boys are never gonna fail like the e36 mounts are prone to. I highly recommend the upgrade.
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so what i need is:

e46 (sedan?) rms
a set of front and rear shocks
front bumps (i got told there is no bump things at the back?)

and if i got the money, some springs.

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