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      02-01-2018, 09:38 PM   #1
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DIY How To Install Coilovers BMW 5-Series 2011-2016 528i 535i 550i

Found this on YouTube. posting for those looking for some instruction. wish this was available when i did mine so i figured i'd share this for those looking to do these in the future
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When I did mine I didn't pull the control arm out...
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When I did mine I didn't pull the control arm out...
i didn't either. i think me and my buddy stepped on it to push it down...i forgot really
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When I did mine I didn't pull the control arm out...
i didn't either. i think me and my buddy stepped on it to push it down...i forgot really
Does it throw any codes since our struts appear to have sensors?
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Does it throw any codes since our struts appear to have sensors?
No codes for me since i don't have EDC
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This is great info.
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i didn't either. i think me and my buddy stepped on it to push it down...i forgot really
I didn't remove the upper control arm either, I removed the upper steering knuckle from the upper control arm its 1 bolt and way easier. Also all the upper mounting plates have to be clocked to line up the upper shock bolts with the shock tower front and rear, I took pics of them to get an idea of where they need to be. This is a good video, too bad its just gonna get buried in the posts and people are still going to ask how to install springs/coilovers and be lazy AF and not do a search.
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Great find Thanks for posting
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