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Old 03-24-2012, 12:36 PM   #1
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lowering a 540 with self-leveling suspension

Wondering if anyone has any knowledge on this topic. I'm planning on lowering my E39, was looking at the eibach prokit. apparantely it excludes self-leveling models. does this mean i can't lower the car?
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:04 AM   #2
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Wondering if anyone has any knowledge on this topic. I'm planning on lowering my E39, was looking at the eibach prokit. apparantely it excludes self-leveling models. does this mean i can't lower the car?
Only tourings (wagons) were equip with SLS, so don't worry about it if your car is a sedan, but if you have a touring, you'll need to lower the rear with an adjustable link.
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:45 PM   #3
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With SLS the best way is to buy the new front springs/struts of your choice, have them installed or DIY,take it to the Steeler or an Indy that has GT1 or any tool that can reprogram/adjust the rear ride height. Once done you will need to get a 4 wheel alignment. If your air springs and rear shocks are old it would be best to replace them as well.


If you want to manually play with the ride heights, check out these post(s) from BF.C

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...2&postcount=25

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...2&postcount=34
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