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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Mon, Jun-17-2019, 11:27:30 PM   #1
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Default What is the m3forum-preferred e46 m3 RSM setup?

throwing some rear shocks on the car and figured it would be a good time to upgrade the rear shock mounts while im in there. Just curious what the preferred RSM setup is here on the forum. THanks!
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Nothing wrong with stock. Just replace them as they age, they're cheap. Get some reinforcement plates.
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Nothing wrong with stock. Just replace them as they age, they're cheap. Get some reinforcement plates.
any recommendation on reinforcement plate?
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I went with the rogue RSM. It makes removing the shocks easier
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ECS Tuning Ultimate RSM Monoballs are awesome... can buy them in a kit with reinforcement plates as well... highly recommended
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ECS Tuning Ultimate RSM Monoballs are awesome... can buy them in a kit with reinforcement plates as well... highly recommended
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I have the ground control race mounts on my track car (https://groundcontrolstore.com/produ...ace-mount-pair). No issues so far. They have street options as well. No reinforcement needed with the GC mounts.
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Thank you very much for the suggestions!
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I might be able to sell you a pair of Rogue Engineering street RSMs if you’re interested. I should be done with coilover install on the street car tomorrow, and need to make sure the monoball RSMs I’m going to use aren’t noisy first.
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