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      08-18-2011, 07:33 PM   #1
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How low should i go? Kw v3

Getting my kw v3 kit next week! I saw another member went 1" lower all over, what do you guys suggest? I think 1" in the back and 1.25" in the front...

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      08-18-2011, 08:04 PM   #2
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I went with 1" lower all around (have a curb on my driveway), else i would have gone lower in the front.
Take a look at Dan P's car (with motons). I like the way his car stance looks (1.5" front)
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      08-18-2011, 08:10 PM   #3
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I went with 1" lower all around (have a curb on my driveway), else i would have gone lower in the front.
Take a look at Dan P's car (with motons). I like the way his car stance looks (1.5" front)
Thanks, are you happy with your suspension.. Drive and setup.
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yup happy with the suspension. drives great on the street/highway. It gets abit bumpy on rough surfaces. I'm running with the preset settings.
I will play around with settings on my next track day.
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      08-19-2011, 12:26 AM   #5
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Getting my kw v3 kit next week! I saw another member went 1" lower all over, what do you guys suggest? I think 1" in the back and 1.25" in the front...

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1" is really the max you should go unless you have short body struts and damper allowing more compression travel. KW's are standard, not short body.

KW's are also very soft and with more than 1" lowering the spring will have a tough time keeping itself off the bump cushion/secondary spring.
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      08-19-2011, 11:31 AM   #6
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I have STs (same as KWs but not stainless) and my front specs are L/R: 22 1/8" / 22" and I have about 3 inches of ground clearance up front with the 135i aero bumper. Assuming the 1M bumper gives similar stock ground clearance (a little less than the stock 135i m sport bumper), that's the lowest I'd go.. I already can barely make it into my own garage and I have to be careful on the street. It's not obnoxiously low, but I don't want to have to watch for every single little bump and expansion joint..
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