BMW E34 shockselection

Finding the right frontaxle shockabsorbers for BMW E34 is not easy. This list will help you to identify the shocks you need.

Vehicle Year M-TECHNIK* shocks front
ArtNo. ...
518, 520-12V 88-7.90 ohne [without] -0
518, 520-24V 7.90-95 ohne [without] -2
520-12V 88-7.90 mit [with] -1
520-24V 7.90-95 mit [with] -3
525-12V 88-7.90 alle [all] -1
525-12V 7.90-95 alle [all] -3
525-24V 7.90-9.92 ohne [without] -3
525-24V 9.92-95 ohne [without] -2
525-24V 7.90-95 mit [with] -3
524td, 530-6Zyl., 535 88-7.90 alle [all] -1
524td, 530-6Zyl., 535 7.90-95 alle [all] -3
525td+tds Limousine 7.90-9.92 alle [all] -3
525td+tds Limousine 9.92-95 alle [all] -2
525td+tds Touring 9.91- alle [all] -3
530-V8, 540-V8 7.92-95 alle [all] -3
BMW 5 E34 front shocks: Is M-Technik installed or not?
  1. This is clearly certifiably only with the chassis number at BMW company.
  2. Normally the plastic cap on the top mounting have the diameter of 40 mm for cars without M-Technik and the diameter of 80 mm for cars with M-Technik.

subject to change

*M-Technik = original sport suspension