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      12-16-2011, 01:13 AM   #16
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2011 BMW 135i  [3.53]
Originally Posted by Ihave1 View Post

I will try to take a picture tonight but this image may describe it. See how part 8 and 9 have a little notch or lip that looks like would perfectly match up with the end up the spring? The tip of the spring coil can nestle right in there. Logically this seems to be the correct way to assemble but I have read elsewhere that the end of the spring should not be touching that notch and instead should be rotated 90deg away from it.
Gotcha... jack the car up, lower the height setting all the way, and rotate the spring away from the notch.