F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > Technical Forums > Suspension | Chassis | Brakes > KW V3s just installed
Mtrack
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-21-2013, 01:48 PM   #1
jbass524
Captain
 
Drives: 1995 E36 M3
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Norcal

Posts: 971
iTrader: (2)

KW V3s just installed

I just installed the KW V3s on my F30 for Bimmerfest.

The installation was easy and straight forward with god instructions from KW. It took me 6 hours and I'm not what you would call a good DIY mechanic.

The ride is better than expected and what I would call street focused but ready for some track fun. What I love most about the new suspension is that it feels so supple and what I feel the BMW sport suspension should be. Even at a low ride height, 22" front and back, there seems to be plenty of travel.

The ride is quiet which is not normal for performance suspension. It's very welcome as this is my street car and I still just want to cruise sometimes.


BMW-F30-EC-7-silver by ApexRaceParts, on Flickr
jbass524 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-21-2013, 02:00 PM   #2
mikew2069
Major
 
mikew2069's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 335i MSport
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Houston

Posts: 1,307
iTrader: (1)

Those don't look like 22"!
__________________
2013 F30 335i ///M-Sport
Forgestar/Challenge/BMS JB4
Wagner/Evo Race/M-Performance
mikew2069 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-21-2013, 02:10 PM   #3
Maz335i
BMW 4 Life...
 
Maz335i's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 335i M Sport (Special Ed)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Posts: 2,951
iTrader: (0)

Are those 22" wheels? NO WAAAAY!
__________________
MODS: *** / M Sport + Performance / Meisterschaft / Challenge / MORR / more to come! ***
Maz335i is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      05-21-2013, 02:14 PM   #4
shivaswrath
Colonel
 
shivaswrath's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 335i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lost in NJ

Posts: 2,805
iTrader: (3)

those are 19" rims MAX...or did you mean to say you are at a 22" setting on the drop?
__________________
2012 335i Mineral Gray
M Performance Whore: PPK|Exhaust|Brakes|Performance Suspension Struts & Springs|Black Kidney Grilles|CF Spoiler and Mirror Caps|Bav Stage 1 upgrade |M Sport 400M|BMWF30.com
shivaswrath is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-21-2013, 02:37 PM   #5
Rossifumi
Major
 
Rossifumi's Avatar
 
Drives: F30
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Europe

Posts: 1,403
iTrader: (0)

He says his RIDE HEIGHT is 22" guys...
How can you even read that wrong, it says so clearly...
Rossifumi is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      05-21-2013, 03:02 PM   #6
mikew2069
Major
 
mikew2069's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 335i MSport
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Houston

Posts: 1,307
iTrader: (1)

Damn, fail on me! Ha
__________________
2013 F30 335i ///M-Sport
Forgestar/Challenge/BMS JB4
Wagner/Evo Race/M-Performance
mikew2069 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-21-2013, 03:18 PM   #7
Maz335i
BMW 4 Life...
 
Maz335i's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 335i M Sport (Special Ed)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Posts: 2,951
iTrader: (0)

Sorry my bad!
__________________
MODS: *** / M Sport + Performance / Meisterschaft / Challenge / MORR / more to come! ***
Maz335i is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      05-22-2013, 03:22 AM   #8
AMJAM
Captain
 
AMJAM's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Alpine 328I MSport
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: What is the Matrix

Posts: 811
iTrader: (0)

That picture helped me with one decision. 20" wheels all the way those rims look way to small
__________________
2013 Alpine White 328I M Sport ARRIVED
AMJAM is offline   Australia
0
Reply With Quote
      05-22-2013, 07:40 PM   #9
F30 Pilot
Private
 
F30 Pilot's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 328i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: AZ

Posts: 76
iTrader: (0)

Any straight side shots of your car?
__________________
2013 AW 328i: Sport Line, Sport Trans, Moon roof, Navigation, HK Stereo with Sat Radio, Xenons and 351m wheels
F30 Pilot is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-24-2013, 09:25 PM   #10
jbass524
Captain
 
Drives: 1995 E36 M3
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Norcal

Posts: 971
iTrader: (2)

I don't have any with this setup. Going to do a photo shoot soon.
jbass524 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-27-2013, 02:45 PM   #11
Pandi
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: A6
Join Date: May 2013
Location: USA

Posts: 41
iTrader: (0)

I like your wheels!
Pandi is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-28-2013, 10:34 PM   #12
slmdgee
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 328I 6SPD
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Long Island

Posts: 549
iTrader: (0)

that bumper hangs so low..... Lmao this going to be fun.
__________________
2013 328i 6spd Bagged

More Pics @stu_usofstance Ig
slmdgee is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-28-2013, 11:23 PM   #13
fotios335i
Major General
 
fotios335i's Avatar
 
Drives: 12 BSM F30 sport/msport 335i
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: cape cod MA

Posts: 6,699
iTrader: (61)

Quote:
Originally Posted by AMJAM
That picture helped me with one decision. 20" wheels all the way those rims look way to small

Those are 18's not 19's.
__________________

2012 335i sport to full Msport, M adaptive and vss, sport 8 AT, fully loaded, Black saphire, black dakota leather, mperformance carbon interior with shifter, M performance grills, rear spoiler, front splitter, side sill extensions, MPPK, MPE exhaust, morr alloys vs8.2's with michelin pss, p3 gauge, msport wheel, etc, etc
fotios335i is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-29-2013, 01:41 PM   #14
jbass524
Captain
 
Drives: 1995 E36 M3
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Norcal

Posts: 971
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by slmdgee View Post
that bumper hangs so low..... Lmao this going to be fun.
The bumper is low but I only have to be a little careful to avoid rubbing. I'm a little surprised I don't rub more.

My ride height is a little low - 22" with 18s - for everyday but it looks great so I don't know if I'm going to bring it up. If I do it will only be about 1/4".

They are 18s.

Pandi, I like your wheels. I wanted the anthracites but there weren't any in stock
jbass524 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
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
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:17 AM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
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