BMW Shock Absorber (E36 M3) - Sachs 290-816
  • BMW Shock Absorber (E36 M3) - Sachs 290-816

OEM replacement shock absorber, ideal for those looking to keep their BMW's suspension stock

Shock absorbers are a common wear item on higher mileage vehicles in general. On a more performance oriented vehicle such as a BMW worn or completely blown shock absorbers will have a negative effect on performance and handling. If your BMW's ride has become bouncy over rough road surfaces there is a good chance that the shock absorbers will need to be replaced.

Per BMW is it required to replace the bump stop when installing new shock absorbers. Additionally, FCP recommends replacing shock absorbers in matched pairs as well as replacement of the shock mounts themselves.

Fits These Cars:
1995 BMW M3 Shock Absorber
Position: Rear
1996 BMW M3 Shock Absorber
Position: Rear
1997 BMW M3 Shock Absorber
Position: Rear
1998 BMW M3 Shock Absorber
Position: Rear
1999 BMW M3 Shock Absorber
Position: Rear
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BMW Shock Absorber (E36 M3) - Sachs 290-816

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$67.29 MSRP: $90.99
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5.0 based on 3 review(s)
By: John
Mon, Sep 25 at 12:55PM

These were recommended for my 325xi on the e46fanatics forum. Were a perfect fit and replacement for the old and leaking original shocks. Amazingly the ride quality is the same, even with 250 lbs of bird seed and other household supplies in the trunk. I was expecting a stiffer ride, but happy overall. The Meyle HD mounts were not identical to the originals but still worked.

By: DJ
Sat, Oct 31 at 12:38PM

OEM excellent fitment

By: J
Sun, Oct 5 at 3:23PM

Great product.

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