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      02-26-2013, 01:21 PM   #309
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Wonder how this all plays with the dynamic handling pkg?
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      02-26-2013, 02:08 PM   #310
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Wonder how this all plays with the dynamic handling pkg?
if you mean EDC.... it doesn't....
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      02-26-2013, 02:09 PM   #311
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      02-26-2013, 02:28 PM   #312
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      02-26-2013, 03:16 PM   #313
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      02-26-2013, 05:53 PM   #314
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Just rode in it...tough to compare against the sport suspension since I'm on 17"s and chipz is on 18"s for the winter too. It didn't seem too harsh a ride though.
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      02-28-2013, 07:30 PM   #315
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GUYS: you'll have to raise your Xenons (if you have them) once it lowered btw, I had to adjust by 720 degress on the adjustment knob. Raised it by 2.3 inches on both sides....

It was getting annoying and reducing the "pitch" of my adaptive headlight...
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      03-01-2013, 12:05 AM   #316
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interesting? is it really that bad cause ive never had to do that with my e90?
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      03-01-2013, 10:36 AM   #317
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interesting? is it really that bad cause ive never had to do that with my e90?
it's not bad, I wanted to do it initially when I took delivery of the car last fall, just never got around to it. But lately, driving home late at night, I noticed the pitch wasn't as far as it used to be, and then realized it probably was exacerbated with the lowering.

Technically, the adaptive lighting system should automatically compensate, but I figured might as well put it out there for everyone.

I did a before and after in my garage with a pencil with the cutoff, so if it's too much (I'll check it out tonight), i can dial it back.
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it's not bad, I wanted to do it initially when I took delivery of the car last fall, just never got around to it. But lately, driving home late at night, I noticed the pitch wasn't as far as it used to be, and then realized it probably was exacerbated with the lowering.

Technically, the adaptive lighting system should automatically compensate, but I figured might as well put it out there for everyone.

I did a before and after in my garage with a pencil with the cutoff, so if it's too much (I'll check it out tonight), i can dial it back.
Do I smelly a DIY with pictures?
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      03-01-2013, 11:32 AM   #319
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Do I smelly a DIY with pictures?
LOL, more than happy to...
1. Buy screw driver with long shaft.
2. Insert said shaft into hole in BMW.
3. Rotate 360 degrees.
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I'll post later this weekend folks..
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better specify WHICH whole ... im accused of trying to insert said shaft into the wrong hole all the time, i guess i need specific instructions
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better specify WHICH whole ... im accused of trying to insert said shaft into the wrong hole all the time, i guess i need specific instructions
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just lowered on M-Perf.

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      03-10-2013, 12:33 AM   #323
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just lowered on M-Perf.
Looking good - how do you like the ride? What wheels are those? Size?
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Looking good - how do you like the ride? What wheels are those? Size?
The ride is softer than I was hoping for but definitely nice. Wheels are 19X8.5 et35 front, 19X9.5 et35 rear ZCP wheels. Tires are 225/40/19 front, 255/35/19 rear. No rubbing!
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lov it! well done man, i cant wait for mine
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lov it! well done man, i cant wait for mine
Thanks! Post pics up of yours when you can!
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      03-10-2013, 01:58 PM   #328
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The ride is softer than I was hoping for but definitely nice. Wheels are 19X8.5 et35 front, 19X9.5 et35 rear ZCP wheels. Tires are 225/40/19 front, 255/35/19 rear. No rubbing!
Nicely done!
Love the stance, very aggressive and tasteful with the rims.
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Nicely done!
Love the stance, very aggressive and tasteful with the rims.
Thanks!!!!

Here is another comparison photo: white car has M-Performance Suspension, silver car has M-Sport supsension

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      03-10-2013, 06:38 PM   #330
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Thanks!!!!

Here is another comparison photo: white car has M-Performance Suspension, silver car has M-Sport supsension
The front drop is much more noticeable, which is nice and looks good too.

Can you distinctly notice/feel quicker transition in handling?
How does the damping feel in a hard corner that has bumps and ripples?
In my 335i Msport with adaptive the car takes a nice set, but if the bumps and ripples are heavy sometimes the rear pogo's a bit and other times it feels like the rear tires skirt a tad towards the outside.
My 135i would also do this a bit but not as much. It had the stock sport suspension non adaptive.

I'm still considering installing the M Perf springs and keeping the adjustable dampers. I think it'll work.

What are the prices for the M Perf springs for a 335i?
How much would a performance/suspension shop charge to install new springs?

Those of you that have done the M Perf install did they use the same alignment settings as stock, or does the M Perf give new settings to use?

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