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  1. Ride height m3e36

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello! I am new to the forum and have an issue with my m3e36 3.2 on the (everything is stock) rear ride height. I know from the TIS that it should be 540mm. Problem is the bottom of the rim to the top of the tyre is like ~540mm. The rim is 17inch and I have standard tyres (245/45/17)! I have...
  2. Suspension height opinions

    General BMW Discussions
    IV got a e92 and I want to lower it on 19in alloys but what would be the best height to go for ie 25 rears and 35 fronts or 35 all-round so on and so on,whats the best to go for Thanks
  3. f11 air suspension / ride height problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Im new to this forum and i looking for your help. I have a problem with my f11 for a while now and cant find a way to fix it. The gap between the offside rear wheel and the wheel arch is much bigger then the nearside. I got ista+ 2 weeks ago and tried to do the ride height calibration...
  4. Z3 Hardtop Height Guages?

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello everyone! I am new to this Forum and looking for help in tracking down a set of Hardtop Height Fitting Guages??? I realise that they cannot be sourced from BMW - BUT I am sure that some resourceful member has managed to come up with the specifications of the items!!! Has anyone...
  5. Raising height of the rear self levelling

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Mine seems to be a bit lower than normal. BOTH sides . using INPA what is the best way to get it raised more please ?
  6. Where Is the F11 'Height Level Sensors'?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys As per title... where are the 'Height Level Sensors' or Vertical Level Sensors' on the F11 please? It's odd but I can't find any good reference material (inc. realoem) that gives a detailed location or graphical representation. Thanks Steve
  7. 525d ride height with Spider wheels

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Can someone please measure the actual height from floor to middle of arch (front and back) as mine doesn't feel even ?
  8. E60 525d M Sport ride height help/measurements

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Recently purchased a 525d M sport with the 19" spider wheels and noticed it doesn't feel like it's level - Can someone with standard size tyres help me out by measuring from floor to middle of arch x 4, so I can double check mine please? I have check tyre pressure and makes not difference -...
  9. E46 325 i SE- How can I stiffen rear suspension without losing ride height?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've just fitted m3 wheels the car looks so much better plus I now have excellent traction. I'm having the rear arches rolled on Friday to help reduce the rubbing when driving with a full load. In addtion I also want to I stiffen rear suspension without losing ride height, I was thinking of...
  10. BMW e46 330ci 2002 Difference of suspension height between driver and passenger side.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Evening. My driver side is about 1/2 inch lower than passenger side, both front and rear. Is it the camber and toe adjustments or what? Is it in manufacturers tolerance? Does anyone noticed that before? I've checked today 2 cars of my workmates: 2000 e39 528i and 2004 e46 320d and it seems they...
  11. 1996 e31 ride height after new shock absorbers

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Recently replaced shock absorber inserts front and rear with TRW units. Problem with front strut cap addressed by removing and replacing with E34 threaded ring but now front wheel arch is 1inch higher than rear. Faulty fitting or non matching shock absorbers or ??? Any advice welcomed. Algoric
  12. 1991 E31 850i - front seat height adjustment

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all, i wonder if anyone could solve my latest 'issue'! Following pressing the switch to raise the front passenger seat to its maximum height, which up to that point worked perfectly, it now wont go back down!! When you press the switch (up or down) you can still hear the motor moving, but...
  13. e36 coilover height problems

    General BMW Discussions
    hi everyone, im just looking for abit of a advice please. i bought a set of height adjustable coilover for my 96 323i. they can lower her 35mm to 80mm. i only have the front coilovers in so far and i have them set down to the lowest. but she is so low at the moment that i can only turn the...
  14. Ride height of my e36 328i Sport

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, the ride height on my 328i seems a bit odd, the front seems quite high, but the rear very low. I havnt got any pics yet, but i will try to explain with a pic of Steinlager's car, hope he doesnt mind me using it...
  15. E31,840 Ci, 97. Ride height, springs etc.

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Well guys this time she IS finished apart from some small items.For those who want to know, there are Mtech springs on the rear, and Eibach 25mm lower on the front with 15mm spacers. Thanks to StevieP and Timm and others for advice on springs ,spacers, wheels etc. It's taken about a year and now...
  16. 2003 E36 320D ES - Passenger Seat Height Adjustment Broken - please help

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The front passenger height adjustment mechanism has broken. When the lever is pulled it still allows a passenger to lower the seat down to the floor, however, it does not lock into position so when the passenger gets up to leave the seat jumps up like an ejector seat. Has anybody any ideas...
  17. car seat height adjustment broken - help

    General BMW Discussions
    2003 320d ES. My front passenger seat has broken and I am trying to find out how it can be fixed and whether I could attempt this or whether it is a garage job. Basically the height adjuster is broken in that when the lever is pulled a passenger can push the seat down but it does not lock...
  18. 645ci SMG (2004) - Effects of changes to Suspension (Ride Height)

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, I have recently purchased a 645ci SMG (2004) and everytime I see it, the ride looks so high. Its currently running 19" Ellipsoids. My question is about making changes to the ride height. I have searched everywhere to find an answer but had no luck.. I have purchased H&R Sport Springs and...
  19. 330 height ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi can anyone tell me how much lower a 330 tourer sport is against a 330 tourer se ? Is there a particular spring to buy to achieve this height or similar ?
  20. 1992 E34 535 Front Ride Height difference

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Today i had a look at the front shocks and found that the top locknut (Shock to strut) was loose so cleaned and applied Threadlocker and retightened both sides. <br /> But after dropping the car to the floor noticed that the n/s gap between top of the tyre to arch was smaller than that on the...