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Old 09-19-2019, 11:31 PM
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Lemforders almost the same price at fcpeuro. I was stunned.
Hello fellow Wisconsinite! I like Lemforders a lot and the full kit is about $900 for front and rear. I think Chinese ones can be had for $400 to $500
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Old 09-20-2019, 11:05 AM
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I was only looking at the control arms and thrust arms in the front.

A buddy of mine took the chineaisum route and had to replace several of the parts within a year (in the rear).

I would rather change out the parts in shifts with Lem rather than do all at once with cheaper hardware.

I had to replace wife's front control arms after about 2 years when using chineseium.


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Perhaps this isn't the best place to ask- but can I use standard Sachs shocks/struts with air bags? Mine is a 2003 3.0i with 4 corner SLS
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Old 09-21-2019, 06:25 AM
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Perhaps this isn't the best place to ask- but can I use standard Sachs shocks/struts with air bags? Mine is a 2003 3.0i with 4 corner SLS
I think you can use standard shocks at the rear but you cannot use standard struts on the front with air-springs... the shock/strut used for the air springs has different sprng mounts from the standard strut used with steel coil springs.
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Old 09-22-2019, 04:35 AM
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Tried to reset rear suspension on the single axle air for the 4.4 today without success. Sitting down on the back left.... ordered new compressor refurb kit so have to wait til it arrives from UK.

Also got the blue smoke on extended idle start today also....

wife majorly UNIMPRESSED as she is already driving my 4.4 because the 4.8is is still off the road...

me... I'm trying to get my Holden Rodeo new window regulator to match the old connector (t pin to flat pin) and there aren't any realoem type technical details out there so got the old piece of wood holding the drivers side window up....

what a way to spend the weekend.... again....
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Replaced the plate lights.

Replaced the o-ring on the radiator return line.

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Cracked my oil cooler right at the fitting yet was able to find a replacement in 2 hours! The lights for the plate were harder to get than a pork sandwich

I have come to the conclusion that BMW and Chinook helicopters were designed by the same person, because if they aren't leaking oil they are both out of oil.


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I have come to the conclusion that BMW and Chinook helicopters were designed by the same person, because if they aren't leaking oil they are both out of oil.
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