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      11-02-2019, 03:51 PM   #1
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Any idea what these are?

I was swapping out my summer wheel to winter wheels and noticed the stress marks on these blue plastic pieces that were located just above my rear struts. They just clip around the rear strut and can be easily removed. All I can think is it is a spacer used to reduce the stress on the suspension when transporting the vehicle from the factory.

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Transportation blocks to keep the car high when transported.
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How does this keep happening....there is absolutely no excuse for these not being removed by the dealership before delivering to the customer.

OP - essentially you've been riding around with zero rear suspension travel since you purchased the car. Notice it rides a little rough? Not sure how new your car is or what kind of mileage it has, but if it's anything over 1k miles, I would demand new rear shocks due to stresses exhibited from daily driving with those blocks in place.
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Omg! Talk about "you had one job"
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That's F'd up.
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How does this keep happening....there is absolutely no excuse for these not being removed by the dealership before delivering to the customer.

OP - essentially you've been riding around with zero rear suspension travel since you purchased the car. Notice it rides a little rough? Not sure how new your car is or what kind of mileage it has, but if it's anything over 1k miles, I would demand new rear shocks due to stresses exhibited from daily driving with those blocks in place.
It's ridden rough at times, I just figured it was a really stiff M suspension. The car has 5,600 miles on it and has been in for the 1,200 break in service and 1 annual service. Sigh...
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How does this keep happening....there is absolutely no excuse for these not being removed by the dealership before delivering to the customer.

OP - essentially you've been riding around with zero rear suspension travel since you purchased the car. Notice it rides a little rough? Not sure how new your car is or what kind of mileage it has, but if it's anything over 1k miles, I would demand new rear shocks due to stresses exhibited from daily driving with those blocks in place.
It's ridden rough at times, I just figured it was a really stiff M suspension. The car has 5,600 miles on it and has been in for the 1,200 break in service and 1 annual service. Sigh...
wow.. That's unbelievable
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