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      08-20-2012, 02:09 PM   #1
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BMW performance suspensions- are they coming?

So does anyone know if BMW is going to be releasing a performance or m-performance suspension setup for the F30? If so, would the setup for the adaptive M suspension cars just be lowering springs to further lower the car, and maybe sway bars? any insights would be useful.
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They are developing a system for the for non-adaptive cars and its supposed to be released towards the end of the year. I have not been able to get confirmation on whether they are developing a system for the adaptive suspension, the only thing BMW told me was that it was "under consideration"

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+1 i really want to know this also!!!
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They are developing a system for the for non-adaptive cars and its supposed to be released towards the end of the year. I have not been able to get confirmation on whether they are developing a system for the adaptive suspension, the only thing BMW told me was that it was "under consideration"

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Its scheduled to be released next month (September). PPK will be end of the year (December).
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Its scheduled to be released next month (September). PPK will be end of the year (December).
We probably won't see the PPK until the new year... It's been 'stated', but my sources have told me don't expect it until the new year. Could be a "Canada" thing.
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will there be a PPK for the 4 cylinder?
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for those who may have insight, i have read the drop for sport suspension to m performance suspension will only be 10mm. anyone hear the same thing or see this to be pretty accurate?
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sounds right, about 20mm from the base suspension
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and for about $1500. no thanks. LOL
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I'm hoping the kit for the adaptive suspension will only need springs to lower the car further and will thus be less expensive.
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have you seen the pricing on the 135i springs? $1500+ for a set of springs. ridiculous.
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have you seen the pricing on the 135i springs? $1500+ for a set of springs. ridiculous.
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I think it's like $1579 for the whole set up- springs, shocks/struts and front sway bar.
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have you seen the pricing on the 135i springs? $1500+ for a set of springs. ridiculous.
The kit isn't just springs it also includes:
  • 2 Front struts and mounts
  • 2 Rear shock absorbers
  • Front sway bar, 26.5mm in diameter (replacement of the rear sway bar is not required for cars w/ Sports or M package)
  • Rubber sway bar mounts for front/rear
  • Mounting hardware

http://www.unitedbmwonline.com/bmw-p...t-128-135.html
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sorry folks read the detail a whle back and I stand corrected. But what does this do? Get a base suspension set up to an msport suspension?
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sorry folks read the detail a whle back and I stand corrected. But what does this do? Get a base suspension set up to an msport suspension?
In the e9x and e8x cars no, the BMW PS was a step above (or below-in ride height terms) the sport suspensions
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its supposed to be release this month so i assume well get more info soon - im excited for this as it was on my e90 and was an incredible kit
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its supposed to be release this month so i assume well get more info soon - im excited for this as it was on my e90 and was an incredible kit
I am looking forward to this as well...did you have to get them installed by bmw service? And if so , it must cost a fortune.
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I am looking forward to this as well...did you have to get them installed by bmw service? And if so , it must cost a fortune.
If you are worried about warranty and rely on dealer for all your services, then i would go through dealer. High initial cost but they cant blame you for install or negligence issues.
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I have no problem doing thm at a friends shop. So long as they are BMW parts and he install is spot on there should be no problem. My buddy works onbmw and has a race 135
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http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/accessories/accessoryfinder/finder.html

Check this out it's in BMW international website
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have you seen the pricing on the 135i springs? $1500+ for a set of springs. ridiculous.
The kit isn't just springs it also includes:
  • 2 Front struts and mounts
  • 2 Rear shock absorbers
  • Front sway bar, 26.5mm in diameter (replacement of the rear sway bar is not required for cars w/ Sports or M package)
  • Rubber sway bar mounts for front/rear
  • Mounting hardware

http://www.unitedbmwonline.com/bmw-p...t-128-135.html
That link is for a 1series though ...
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