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Old 07-24-2004, 01:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i just bought H and R springs for my '01 E39. i dont know how to install them so im going to have to take it to a shop. how much am i looking to spend for spring installation? i dont want to get slammed without knowing the going rates. i live in Southen California (westminster). thanks guys.
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it should take about 1 hour of labor. maybe two.
it has never taken me more than an hour to do it. probably looking at around $100 give or take. i wouldn't pay any more than that.

if u r good at wrenching, its pretty easy, and u can rent spring compressors from auto zone for a few $$. it will save alot of $$$ and you will have the satisfaction. im in ventura, if u want to, drive up here and u can pay me to do it.

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Ventura...Hmmm how close is that to Saratoga/San Jose area? I want to get some new springs too and would pay you to install them for me. How much are springs anyways?
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t0nyd4tiger, how much did you pay for your springs? They should be the same for my e39 also.
I'm still interested in your rims BTW.
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Ventura...Hmmm how close is that to Saratoga/San Jose area? I want to get some new springs too and would pay you to install them for me. How much are springs anyways?
powerm, thats like 1 hour north, maybe more from me...... too far.
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i got some H and R springs for my E39 for only $127.50. yep, i got it for a steal off ebay and went and picked them up so saved $40 shipping. they are slightly used but look BRAND SPANKING NEW w/ all bits and pieces. i guess i got lucky =)

whenever you're ready for the rims, let me know buddy.
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im in ventura, if u want to, drive up here and u can pay me to do it.

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ummm im not too familiar with the socal area yet bc i just moved there but i believe thats what, like 5 hours away from LA?
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$127.50!!! That is amazing, I have to find a deal like that, how much are they going to lower your car?
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