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It's about that time to change my shocks and struts in my 330ci 2001. I tried to get pricing on OEM parts but searching has proven to be quite difficult. I hear that there is after market equipment I can purchase. Anyone has any idea as to which are these and if they work on my 330ci production date is 7/01.

I found some Bilstein's for around 87.00 us for the shocks, however I don't know if they even work on my car.

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Tried this site, i think i might have found them. a lot of the selections though are for 2001's up to 4/2001 and mine is a 7/2001. I have to call them and clarify that. It seems that something changed on the 330 and I don't know what it is. Also when I bought the car, the sticker said sports package, and according to my vin# I should not have that option.
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yes I would like to if not sportier
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I think that h&r sport springs with something like koni adjustables would be nice, or bilstein sports, I hear they ride a little harsher though, no idea how harsh though. my friend has the bilstein BTS kit, and I wouldnt call it harsh at all, handles great though.



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do you have anymore info on these bilstein sports or a shop you know is reliable?

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I think that h&r sport springs with something like koni adjustables would be nice, or bilstein sports, I hear they ride a little harsher though, no idea how harsh though. my friend has the bilstein BTS kit, and I wouldnt call it harsh at all, handles great though.

got the bilstein sports. we'll see what's up with those. everyone says they are great.

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Sachs is the OEM for that car
KYB is good too though, KYB Gas shocks
Sachs are around 140 and kyb are around 60
KYB makes a good shock though, you can use them and be fine
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It's about that time to change my shocks and struts in my 330ci 2001. I tried to get pricing on OEM parts but searching has proven to be quite difficult. I hear that there is after market equipment I can purchase. Anyone has any idea as to which are these and if they work on my 330ci production date is 7/01.

I found some Bilstein's for around 87.00 us for the shocks, however I don't know if they even work on my car.

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Sachs is the OEM for that car
KYB is good too though, KYB Gas shocks
Sachs are around 140 and kyb are around 60
KYB makes a good shock though, you can use them and be fine

I went and ordered the bilsteins. I will install this weekend and see if they are as good as people brag about.

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How did the car ride and handle after installing the shocks?
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