BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 5-Series (G30) Forum Wheels | Tires | Suspension | Brakes | Chassis G30 540i Lowered on AC Schnitzer Springs on Adaptive Suspension

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-02-2019, 08:08 AM   #1
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

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.
Attached Images
  
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 0
      02-02-2019, 10:24 AM   #2
Bimmertrashjr
Private First Class
99
Rep
151
Posts

Drives: 2012 535i
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Las Vegas

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dappercivility View Post
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!
Appreciate 0
      02-02-2019, 10:33 AM   #3
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bimmertrashjr View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by dappercivility View Post
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.
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 0
      02-02-2019, 10:54 AM   #4
Dobie Dog
Second Lieutenant
Dobie Dog's Avatar
United_States
135
Rep
254
Posts

Drives: G30
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Texas

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dappercivility View Post
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.
__________________
| Dinan Tune | MPPSK Exhaust | BMS Intake | HRE Wheels | KW V3 Coilovers | M Performance Carbon Fiber Everything | Bavsound Stage 1, 2 & 3 | Misc. IND Parts
Appreciate 0
      02-02-2019, 11:02 AM   #5
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dobie Dog View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by dappercivility View Post
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
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 1
Dobie Dog135.00

      02-02-2019, 12:07 PM   #6
r33_RGSport
Lieutenant General
r33_RGSport's Avatar
United_States
4144
Rep
12,247
Posts

Drives: G30 540i / 997.1 C4S / F39 X2
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: So. Cal

iTrader: (3)

The most it will lower after installation is 1/8 to 1/4 of inch. Which is about 3-6mm.
__________________
Email: sales@rgsport.com === IG: RGSport_USA
Appreciate 0
      02-03-2019, 11:40 PM   #7
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by r33_RGSport View Post
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
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 0
      02-03-2019, 11:46 PM   #8
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

After 5 days of lowering. Results as follows
Attached Images
  
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 0
      02-04-2019, 01:38 PM   #9
SoCal540
New Member
8
Rep
29
Posts

Drives: 540i xDrive
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dappercivility View Post
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.
Appreciate 0
      02-07-2019, 05:00 AM   #10
mobilejo
Major
mobilejo's Avatar
318
Rep
1,020
Posts

Drives: G30 540i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: United Kingdom

iTrader: (0)

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.
Appreciate 1
Dobie Dog135.00

      02-07-2019, 05:05 AM   #11
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoCal540 View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by dappercivility View Post
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.
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 0
      02-07-2019, 05:07 AM   #12
dappercivility
Private First Class
dappercivility's Avatar
83
Rep
175
Posts

Drives: F90 M5 Competition
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Singapore

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mobilejo View Post
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
__________________
2019 F90 M5 Competition
Appreciate 1
2tek8.50

      03-01-2019, 08:48 AM   #13
2tek
Daddy Wagon
Ireland
9
Rep
117
Posts

Drives: G31
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Dublin

iTrader: (0)

I had the ACS on F10s as well. I can confirm that after a few months they will settle.
Appreciate 0
      11-08-2019, 03:18 PM   #14
Short540
Private First Class
United_States
79
Rep
169
Posts

Drives: 540 msport
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: New york

iTrader: (0)

Help on lowering g30 with DDC. I installed a set of H and R sport springs and now my EDC control units in the front are leaking fluid. If anyone has any information please respond.
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 09:28 PM.




5post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, 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