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Old 02-25-2015, 04:10 PM   #1
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Question HELP NEEDED! EU vs US Suspension?

I have a Eurospec 1998 318ti and I need to fix my suspension.

However, i do not know the difference between the european suspension and US suspension, if there is any? I want to make sure I order the correct parts.

Can I order either? Will it work?

I'm looking at the struts
-US Specific I think - Monroe 71516 and 71515
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- EU Specific I think - Monroe E7032

Please, any help will be appreicated.
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If it were mine I would put Sachs or Bilstein struts on the car. Monroe's are pretty soft by most accounts. Good luck with the project. John
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I put your car into realoem.com to double check, and the BMW part numbers for the front struts are the same as a US spec car. Hope it helps!
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If it were mine I would put Sachs or Bilstein struts on the car. Monroe's are pretty soft by most accounts. Good luck with the project. John
I'm looking for cheap, but still good, so thise are out of my price range. However, i'm getting bilsteins for my truck when I get back home.

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I put your car into realoem.com to double check, and the BMW part numbers for the front struts are the same as a US spec car. Hope it helps!
Awesome, thank you!
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