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      02-02-2019, 08:08 AM   #1
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G30 540i Lowered on AC Schnitzer Springs on Adaptive Suspension

Just got my G30 Lowered on AC Schnitzer lowering springs. Not realpy happy with the drop, around 2 fingers gap but I was told the car would lower itself over time.
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Just got my G30 Lowered on AC Schnitzer lowering springs. Not realpy happy with the drop, around 2 fingers gap but I was told the car would lower itself over time.
That looks like the only thing lowered was your bank account. I wouldn't be pleased with that as well!
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Just got my G30 Lowered on AC Schnitzer lowering springs. Not realpy happy with the drop, around 2 fingers gap but I was told the car would lower itself over time.
That looks like the only thing lowered was your bank account. I wouldn't be pleased with that as well!
Yeah exactly but then again I was told it would take a few weeks for the suspension to settle down. Apparently it would ultimately lower to 1 finger gap at the front and 1.5 finger at the rear. I shall wait and see if that really happens.
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Yeah exactly but then again I was told it would take a few weeks for the suspension to settle down. Apparently it would ultimately lower to 1 finger gap at the front and 1.5 finger at the rear. I shall wait and see if that really happens.

Following the thread. Please let us know what happens after a couple of weeks.
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Yeah exactly but then again I was told it would take a few weeks for the suspension to settle down. Apparently it would ultimately lower to 1 finger gap at the front and 1.5 finger at the rear. I shall wait and see if that really happens.

Following the thread. Please let us know what happens after a couple of weeks.
Sure, Im monitoring it on a daily basis and will report back here with my observations and also photos
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The most it will lower after installation is 1/8 to 1/4 of inch. Which is about 3-6mm.
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The most it will lower after installation is 1/8 to 1/4 of inch. Which is about 3-6mm.
Thats a really minimal drop
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After 5 days of lowering. Results as follows
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After 5 days of lowering. Results as follows
I'm curious to hear how the ride has changed with the new springs... did they adjust the tuning for the adaptive shocks too? Please share any specifics with the handling characteristics as the springs continue to settle. Thanks.
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I had ACS springs on my F10 with adaptive dampers. Initial lowering was not much, similar to yours. I was shocked that after a few months they had completely settled to less than 1 finger gap. They looked great in the end but it took a while - It sounds illogical but they definitely drop with time.
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After 5 days of lowering. Results as follows
I'm curious to hear how the ride has changed with the new springs... did they adjust the tuning for the adaptive shocks too? Please share any specifics with the handling characteristics as the springs continue to settle. Thanks.
Sure. There wasnt any adjustment done with the adaptive shock absorbers. The ride is noticeably stiffer than on stock springs. Much less pronounced bodyroll.
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I had ACS springs on my F10 with adaptive dampers. Initial lowering was not much, similar to yours. I was shocked that after a few months they had completely settled to less than 1 finger gap. They looked great in the end but it took a while - It sounds illogical but they definitely drop with time.
That sounds good! Im hoping it drops to around 1 finger gap, that would be just nice for me. Thanks for sharing
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