How to adjust ride height & corner balance your car - KW Suspension DDC - Technik
Setting your ride height is just the start when you switch to coilovers.
The real beauty of using KW DDC coilovers for us was in being able to lower
the car and maintain the OEM corner balance. KW and other coilovers also
let you improve the corner balance or weight distribution of your car if
your car doesn't already have a good set up from the factory.
Technik and GTChannel show you how to set up the KW Suspension DDC using
our project BMW E92 M3. We changed our wheels and tires to a square set up
and in doing so raised the front ride height. This changed the handling
characteristics. By putting on the DDC coilovers we were able to adjust the
ride height and more importantly regain the stock corner weights despite
the taller front tires.
Robert Choo lends us his expertise and garage to do the adjustments.
Visit our friends at KW Suspension.
ECS Tuning: BMW Coilover Installation
We install the ST Coilover System on our E92 BMW 335i, however, these
general steps can be used to install various brands of coilovers on a wide
variety of applications.
Lowering Springs vs Coilovers -- Presented by Andy's Auto Sport
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Andy's Auto Sport presents a video about the differences between lowering
springs, coilover sleeve kits, and complete coilover systems, with examples
of each for easy reference. Lowering springs, coilover sleeve kits, and
coilovers are all great ways to improve the looks and performance of your
vehicle, but be sure to buy exactly what you need depending on the type of
driving you will do. From stock replacement parts to high-performance
aftermarket accessories, Andy's Auto Sport has what you need to get the
looks and power your vehicle deserves.
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KW Coilovers Variant 2 on a BMW E36 M3 | BMW suspension upgrade
http://www.autowerksofamerica.com/ KW Coilovers are becoming a more popular
option for BMW and other German car owners. The build quality is good and
the construction materials mean that you won't have to worry about rust.
They offer products both for street and racing applications.
We're performing a suspension upgrade on an 1997 BMW M3. KW offers four
coilover possibilities for this car.
Variant 1 allows you to change the ride height
Variant 2 allows you to change the ride height and the rebound damping
Variant 3 allows you to change the ride height and both the rebound and
the compression damping
The club sport package is more aggressive, but can also be used on the
street has an additional expansion reservoir. It also comes with adjustable
I selected variant 2 to give me some damping adjustability without having
to manage the complexity of the additional variable of compression damping.
Here's what's in the box.
The struts have the springs mounted already, you can see the shocks here
and the springs were packed well with protective foam that I've already
The toolbox comes with instructions, a spanner wrench, a nice purple knob
with the hex key and this pin. The pin is for the variant 3 package, so I
don't need it. They've included some stickers as well, but I haven't
decided if I'll put them on my car.
For this application swaybar links are included. 5mm Front wheel spacers
are recommended but not included. They have to be sourced separately, but
we can help you with that.
Here's a closeup of the strut damping. You can't see it, but there's a
slight detent feel to the adjustment to help you track how many "clicks"
you've gone in either direction.
The knob is also used to tighten the lock screw on the ride height
adjusting ring, but the instructions caution you to be careful with the
To order any KW Coilovers or ST Sport Shocks, contact us at
VW Golf GTI Air Suspension installation
Here's the video shot during the installation of the Air Lift air
suspension system fitted to eurotuner magazine's Mk4 VW GTI 1.8T. You can
see another video of the finished system operating that is listed on this
VW Passat 2.0T H&R suspension fitting
Video showing the installation of H&R coilovers onto our 2008 VW Passat
2.0T project car at Eurocode Tuning in torrance, CA. The full story and
fitting guide can be found in the January 2011 issue of eurotuner magazine
or at www.eurotuner.com
See later issues for the VW body fitting and Revo software
2011 Lexus ISF on 20's Lowered on KW V3 Adjustable Coilovers (install vid)
Here is the new KW V3 coilovers i was talking about in the last few
video's........installed! These things are great! They ride perfect and i
have no "cut or rub" even on a full u-turn. So far it rides as good, if
not better then stock. Of course the ride height is not the only thing
that is adjustable, the rebound and compression rates are also adjustable.
CLICK HERE TO SEE PICS OF IT INSTALLED!
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HSD Coilovers - High performance road and track coilover systems.
Available from European Distributors for a wide range of performance cars
from www.trackculture.com and www.driftworks.com
The HSD HR coilover is exactly what the performance tuning market has been
crying out for. No longer do you have to accept an inferior/compromised
product when spending less than Â£1000 on coilover suspension.
The HSD HR has been specced by HSD Europe, for our roads, and tracks, with
the knowledge and experience gained by HSD Europe using the now world
famous Driftworks Control System Coilover made by HSD.
HSD Coilovers use a very well respected and proven Monotube damper design
combined with high quality hardware. This level of quality and performance
is usually found on much more expensive suspension products. This is high
end competition winning suspension available direct from the factory at
Forgotten Volkswagen Single Cab
How does an old Volkswagen Single Cab get buried under 3 feet of dirt?
Took 45 years to bury it and almost 2 days to dig it out. Have a look.
Took the Syncro for a Sunday drive and spotted an old single cab in the
foothills outside Idaho Falls. This is nine hours worth of digging
condensed into a 15 minute video. It had been sitting in a wash since
1967. It was buried under two feet of dirt but it's extremely rust free
given the circumstances. The drop gates hadn't seen the light of day for
45 years. IF YOU HAVE A VOLKSWAGEN THAT NEEDS RESCUED OR KNOW OF ONE GIVE
US A CALL AT (208)200-6053. We also consign Volkswagens if you have one
you want to sell. Thanks Skeeters.
Thanks for all the phone calls and emails about Forgotten VW's that we have
received. This video has helped rescue several abandoned and otherwise
forgotten VW's that may have been left for dead including a very cool 1960
VW Double Cab that we got out of Missouri that had been sitting since 1965.
We also recently returned from Mission Viejo California where we picked up
a 1961 SO-23 Westfalia. This bus had been sitting since 1980. We got a
tip on that bus after someone saw the Forgotten Single Cab video. Give us
a call today if you know of one. Thanks again. Skeeters (208)200-6053
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DIY: How To Adjust Coilovers
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Self Explanatory. This is a do it yourself video on coilover height
adjustment on a 2008-2012 Honda Accord.
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