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      11-06-2020, 05:51 PM   #1
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what's the lowest without issues we can drop this car with xdrive... My shop is recommending only a 1" drop due to axle alignment...
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      11-27-2020, 03:17 PM   #2
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I think it depends on your current setup and where you live.
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      11-27-2020, 03:56 PM   #3
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You're trying to go lower than the photos you posted????
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You're trying to go lower than the photos you posted????
Me? No... this was before all that... the drop in the pictures I posted is perfect... it's as low as I'd go with this car and still be functional.. Fender height of 25-3/4"F & 25-7/8" rear...
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Just dropped mine 1.4 inches (front), 1.6 inches (rear). So far so good. I will get it realigned in about couple of weeks once the springs fully settle, and update again.

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what's the lowest without issues we can drop this car with xdrive... My shop is recommending only a 1" drop due to axle alignment...
Your shop is correct. I would suggest no more than 1" or about 25mm.
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      01-25-2021, 08:34 PM   #7
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Your shop is correct. I would suggest no more than 1" or about 25mm.
ended up at 1.5" drop and it's all good...




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      01-25-2021, 08:58 PM   #8
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FastF30, worthwhile thread to read:

https://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1640775
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      01-26-2021, 08:39 AM   #9
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      01-26-2021, 12:11 PM   #10
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FastF30, worthwhile thread to read:

https://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1640775
Believe me... read it all... 1.5" is good... just make sure you get an alignment right away... don't do any crazy offsets... stick to stock numbers...

P.s. I'm on coilovers (flatout suspension) with strut brace... car handles like it should for a sports sedan... can't beat it...
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