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      01-14-2020, 08:36 PM   #1
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MSS Sport Fully Adjustable Kit

Hi guys! Just thought I'd mention that I just ordered this suspension upgrade for my 540xi Msport. It actually looks really slick and is very will reviewed in the Audi community. MSS is relatively new to BMW but they were very responsive to my many questions and are very confident this will be a nice performance upgrade while also providing an adjustable drop height. Pretty cool.

https://shop.mss.company/shop/mss-sp...loon/?make=bmw
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      01-22-2020, 10:11 PM   #2
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I saw these, let me know what you think!?
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      01-25-2020, 11:27 PM   #3
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Suspension has arrived. Having installed this week.
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      01-31-2020, 08:58 PM   #4
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Here’s the look at max drop. By the way, I’m going to adjust it back up about a half inch as this is a tad too slammed for me.
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I gotta say I’m thoroughly impressed with this suspension. It seems to do exactly what MSS promised. Standard ride is comfortable but when the springs compress under load they stiffen considerably. I’ve been blowing through roundabouts giggling. Historically there’s always been a trade off to stiff sport springs. Great performance but bumpy ride on imperfect surfaces. Not so at all with this MSS kit. This is particularly impressive considering how low I’m riding. (I went with max lowering height.)

Only negative is that the “adjusters” which control ride height are not accessible without removing the suspension. So the dream of easy adjustability is not achieved. If they need adjustment, the car is going to the shop.
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How much were the springs? Did you DIY install or get someone to do it? DIY'd shocks/struts/springs on my old E90 and man was it a PITA (not particular hard just time consuming and annoying AF). I did save like $800-$1000 which was the labor rate which I was quoted for all four corners.

Also, you mentioned that they are comfortable over imperfect road surfaces, but super stiff when cornering/under load. I've been wanting to increase stiffness especially when cornering hard. My E90 had Eibach Pro springs which were SUPER stiff, but a bit "bouncy" on bumps on the highways. Do these springs really offer the best of both worlds (as stiff as Eibach/H&R around corners, but as compliant as stock M-Sport springs on rough road surfaces)?
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Great post!

Can I ask what suspension you had stock? I have the Adaptive drive which has DDC + ARS. Could I fit these too? Thanks!
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Great post!

Can I ask what suspension you had stock? I have the Adaptive drive which has DDC + ARS. Could I fit these too? Thanks!
Stock was M-Sport suspension. I’m not sure if there are any issues with the MSS kit and DDC. I’d shoot a note to MSS and ask. They were very responsive to my inquiries. Just keep in mind there on England time. 😉
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      03-22-2020, 03:11 AM   #9
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Only negative is that the “adjusters” which control ride height are not accessible without removing the suspension. So the dream of easy adjustability is not achieved. If they need adjustment, the car is going to the shop.

After checking a couple of videos and found the installation manual online

MSS kit on M2 GTS (at around 4:00) mentions that they MSS is modifying the kit so that adjuster sit at the bottom instead of the top, so adjustments can be done easier.




MSS installation manual for 5 series

https://mss.company/wp-content/uploa...Series-IMs.pdf

Just wanted to confirm that the adjusters were installed at the bottom of the spring near the perch/MSS OE bearing parts, and that you still need to remove the suspension to make any adjustments?

Thank!

BTW awesome looking car! looking for some lowering springs myself and a bit torn between the Eibach Pro-Kit and this MSS.

Guys in the video says that Eibach make the springs for MSS (spec) (0:35)
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Yukon, get the MSS kit and don’t look back. The more I drive it the more I like if.
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