BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-05-2020, 07:05 PM   #1
kaputt
Second Lieutenant
111
Rep
259
Posts

Drives: 128i 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: TX -> CA

iTrader: (1)

Performance Suspension front sway vs M3

So I have the 128i Performance Suspension installed on my car (along with M3 rear subframe bushing and M3 front control arms). This suspension came with a different front sway bar than the stock M Sport one.

However, a common mod I see on here is the M3 front sway bar (both coupe and convertible) and I am curious if anyone knows how much of a difference there might be between the PS bar and either the M3 coupe or M3 convertible bars?

I'm really looking to know if adding either of these would make a tangible difference? For what its worth my car is 90% street with so far averaging 1 or 2 autocross events a year just for grins (not competition).

Appreciate any help!
Appreciate 0
      02-06-2020, 12:34 AM   #2
Thunderguts
First Lieutenant
244
Rep
387
Posts

Drives: 2009 128i Sport MT
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: DFW

iTrader: (0)

Interesting. I'm running a nearly identical setup. Next on my list is rear M3 subframe bushings. I nearly bought the M3 front sway, but decided to try the BMWP first.

I haven't been able to fully flog my new setup yet because of the cold weather, but I hope that I've eliminated any understeer (-1.1 in the front and square 225 tires). I wouldn't think the M3 bar would get me much unless, surprisingly, I still have any understeer.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:44 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST