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      12-11-2014, 04:45 PM   #1
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My 335i with M Performance kit

Hi, this is my first post on here!
I purchased my F30 about 4 months ago, it was a dealer demonstrator car so has a great spec. Love the engine, gearbox and look of the car but a bit disappointed with the handling/steering, very soft suspension and badly weighted steering. With the terrible roads over here and wet weather its actually bordering on dangerous at times in my opinion! i find it very difficult to place on the road when pushing on and find the dampers can't keep up! Something I need to rectify soon.

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      12-11-2014, 05:54 PM   #2
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      12-11-2014, 06:07 PM   #3
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It doesn't look like it has m performance suspension?
Good looking car btw congrats
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      12-12-2014, 02:14 AM   #4
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It doesn't look like it has m performance suspension?
Good looking car btw congrats
Thanks, no it doesn't have the M Performance adaptive dampers unfortunately just the standard M sport.
I've owned 4 other m sport models in the past few years and always thought they handled well but this is very poor. The steering goes from heavy to light and back constantly too, I've had it back to the dealers but all they said was the tyre pressures were wrong!
20" wheels don't help either with our potholed filled roads! Going to get a second opinion from an independant garage as I'm not convinced the dealer did a good job inspecting the car.
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      12-12-2014, 03:28 AM   #5
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I totally agree on the poor handling/steering on de F30. I have a 2013 330D and changed the set up completely ;

1/ M performance springs
2/ H&R anti rol bars
3/ Quafie LSD.
4/ non run flat tires.

Now the car is handling perfectly and you can keep up a good speed in cornering and on long bents.
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      12-12-2014, 03:32 AM   #6
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This is how the car looks now
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      12-12-2014, 03:33 AM   #7
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very very nice indeed
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      12-12-2014, 03:39 AM   #8
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Don't know where the previus pictures went...
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      12-12-2014, 04:17 AM   #9
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Don't know where the previus pictures went...
Wow that is one clean ride perfect set up.
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      12-12-2014, 05:53 AM   #10
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very nice! btw is that ash grain white wood trim?
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      12-12-2014, 06:03 AM   #11
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very nice! btw is that ash grain white wood trim?

Yes it is! if you look closely you can see the grain in it. Also individual leather with the white stitching and piping.
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      12-12-2014, 09:47 AM   #12
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Awesome car and pics!!!!
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      12-12-2014, 09:59 AM   #13
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very nice.
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      12-12-2014, 10:15 AM   #14
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Thanks, no it doesn't have the M Performance adaptive dampers unfortunately just the standard M sport.
I've owned 4 other m sport models in the past few years and always thought they handled well but this is very poor. The steering goes from heavy to light and back constantly too, I've had it back to the dealers but all they said was the tyre pressures were wrong!
20" wheels don't help either with our potholed filled roads! Going to get a second opinion from an independant garage as I'm not convinced the dealer did a good job inspecting the car.
I hear ya. The m performance suspension fixes it.
They should have done that from the factory.
You can always go with diff route if you have adaptive. I am sure you will do that someday.
Good luck modding!
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      12-12-2014, 10:57 PM   #15
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is that the M3 trunk lip spoiler you have on it?
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      12-13-2014, 12:23 AM   #16
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      12-13-2014, 02:32 AM   #17
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is that the M3 trunk lip spoiler you have on it?
Its the M Performance rear spoiler, not sure if its the same as the M3 or not.
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Nice shots!
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That is a beautiful car! Yes there are many different options to improve your suspension.
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Its the M Performance rear spoiler, not sure if its the same as the M3 or not.

Thanks from the angle it looks like it's a small lip spoiler
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      12-19-2014, 05:01 PM   #22
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Beautiful, I have the same but without the m exterior goodies!
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