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Old 12th April 2007, 01:28   #1
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Coilovers vs springs

i want to lower my car, but it seems that many m5-board members have springs....is there a reason you guys aren't getting coilovers???


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i want to lower my car, but it seems that many m5-board members have springs....is there a reason you guys aren't getting coilovers???

With coilovers, it's my understanding that you will lose the ability to electronically adjust the suspension (EDC)
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With coilovers, it's my understanding that you will lose the ability to electronically adjust the suspension (EDC)
and theres your answer
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The only company that I know of so far that makes coilovers for the M5 is RD Sport but it's $4000. I'm guess at that price that those coilovers would still keep the EDC functionality.
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The only company that I know of so far that makes coilovers for the M5 is RD Sport but it's $4000. I'm guess at that price that those coilovers would still keep the EDC functionality.
I'm pretty sure there are no coilovers that keep EDC functionality yet (I hope yet).
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At this point in time, no coilovers available that keep the EDC function

RD Sport is working on it

Plenty of springs available, just depends on how high or low you want to go
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thanks for the info ..i will look into this further
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I wonder if Bilstein is working on anything. They have recently started selling a PSS9 coilover set that works in conjunction with Porsche's PASM electronic suspension.

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I wonder if Bilstein is working on anything. They have recently started selling a PSS9 coilover set that works in conjunction with Porsche's PASM electronic suspension.

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I think you're referring to the 9ff coilovers. They use Bilstein built to their specs.
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