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      08-17-2012, 07:41 PM   #1
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KW V1's....how much (if any) do they settle.

Just as the thread title says, for those who have the V1's, how much did they settle front/rear after installation. Didn't see anything directly relating to the xi/xDrive specific V1's (thought the spring rates were different) so decided to ask the masses.

It has to be said, i'm asking this purely to try and save a little time and maybe avoid having to re-adjust the height once the springs have settled.

Thanks in advance folks.
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Just as the thread title says, for those who have the V1's, how much did they settle front/rear after installation. Didn't see anything directly relating to the xi/xDrive specific V1's (thought the spring rates were different) so decided to ask the masses.

It has to be said, i'm asking this purely to try and save a little time and maybe avoid having to re-adjust the height once the springs have settled.

Thanks in advance folks.
mine settled roughly 1 cm or so. others have seen as much as an inch.

I have attached before V1's and after initial install - then after they settled and some further adjustments on the front. I didn't end up making any changes in the rear after installation.

you'll need to get an alignment after they settle anyway, so it's a good time to make any changes you want and not that hard to do.
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Oh, i know it'll need an alignment, and I will probably run the stock wheel/tire combo for the week while it settles so will swap to the new wheel/tires just before the alignment anyway.....just trying to minimize the steps is all. I was banking on around 10 - 15mm so we'll see how it goes.
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Teege, Thanks for these pictures as well as the write-up in your other post. It helps me make my suspension decision...!!!
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