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#1 (permalink) Old 04-19-2006, 09:24 AM
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I was wondering if anybody knows if the 1990 front and rear shockabsorbers (i think thats the word...the hyrdaulic thingie inside the suspension) will fit in a 1994 ...both are E34...differences is that they got different diamater of the piston, or so ive been told

anybody know anything about it?

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The rears are the same shock, but the fronts won't fit without changing the upper shock mount, too.

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Correct, the diameter of the strut insert changed in 1991 I believe. If you swap over the whole strut, then yes everything will work.

I am running complete '91 struts in my '90.
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oki so if basicly ill need some parts from a 1990 car to get it towork:/ oki thanks

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