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      08-18-2013, 11:18 AM   #1
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Help with installing BMW Performace Suspension Kit

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I have a 2011 335d, and from what I read the kit is the same for both the 335i and 335d. I can get the part from getBMWparts.com, but does anybody know a good installer in the Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley areas (California)?

Dealer wants over $3300 to install it, include parts.

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Sonny-

Minicorsa is great, and so is LTMW.
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      08-19-2013, 09:54 AM   #4
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Minicorsa is great, and so is LTMW.
Hi,
I saw you also have the 335d, did you change out your suspension to BMW Performance Susp or any other ones?

I am waiting to get some labor quote before I buy the part at getBMWparts.com

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Sonny-

Minicorsa is great, and so is LTMW.
Hi,
I saw you also have the 335d, did you change out your suspension to BMW Performance Susp or any other ones?

I am waiting to get some labor quote before I buy the part at getBMWparts.com

Thank you

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Nope, not yet. I plan to do kw V3 instead. And the M3 control arms etc, and possibly an LSD someday. Pretty much rounds out everything I would need or want to do, but call me crazy, I sort of want to wait for the OEM stuff to wear out. A novel thought.
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Sonny-

Minicorsa is great, and so is LTMW.
Hi,
I saw you also have the 335d, did you change out your suspension to BMW Performance Susp or any other ones?

I am waiting to get some labor quote before I buy the part at getBMWparts.com

Thank you

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What's the damage on the PS kit?
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      08-23-2013, 08:16 AM   #7
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What's the damage on the PS kit?
$1260 + $60 shipping for the parts
and $350 for labor at Minicorsa, very decent labor cost
Thank you for the tip.

The springs for the 335d has to be ordered, so it will take couple weeks
for the parts

Will post my feed back once I got it all installed and tested it out
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What's the damage on the PS kit?
$1260 + $60 shipping for the parts
and $350 for labor at Minicorsa, very decent labor cost
Thank you for the tip.

The springs for the 335d has to be ordered, so it will take couple weeks
for the parts

Will post my feed back once I got it all installed and tested it out
Minicorsa is a nice guy. He is quiet and short, because he knows what he is doing. And right next door is a Denny's. win/win. Everyone loves affordable labor when it's done right!
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please share how you like the ride. I miss the handling of my 330i ZHP (M-Performance) and am looking at modding the suspension of the 335i w/ sport suspension.

Where did you get m-performance suspension from?
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please share how you like the ride. I miss the handling of my 330i ZHP (M-Performance) and am looking at modding the suspension of the 335i w/ sport suspension.

Where did you get m-performance suspension from?
I am getting the parts from getBMWparts.com

I don't think is it the same M suspension...
It's call BMW Performance Suspension... not sure if it it the same

I am still waiting for the parts... will post feedback once I got
it installed

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      08-30-2013, 10:02 AM   #11
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The BMW Performance Suspension is even stiffer and apparently handles better than the M or the Sport suspensions with possibly a better ride as well. It is my next mod (or maybe KW Street Comfort coilovers).
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      08-30-2013, 02:11 PM   #12
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I have been on the fence between Coilovers or OEM Performance Suspension upgrade. I currently have the M Sport suspension with 110k on them. I am looking for a modest drop further than what I currently have along with tighter handling an a smoother ride. Yes, I am told you can get both with the right setup.
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I ordered this kit as well... The springs (rear) are back ordered from Germany so I was told it would be a few weeks.
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I ordered this kit as well... The springs (rear) are back ordered from Germany so I was told it would be a few weeks.
Are you ordering from getBMWparts.com as well, and plan to get it installed
at Minicorsa too? Our kits may come at the same time and I may see you there

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I ordered this kit as well... The springs (rear) are back ordered from Germany so I was told it would be a few weeks.
Are you ordering from getBMWparts.com as well, and plan to get it installed
at Minicorsa too? Our kits may come at the same time and I may see you there

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Yes and yes!

For the price I had to take a step back and realize it was a steal at $1322 shipped for the full BMW performance kit. And Danny will be one happy guy getting the business in possibly the same day. I don't have a tracking number yet- do you?
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Yes and yes!

For the price I had to take a step back and realize it was a steal at $1322 shipped for the full BMW performance kit. And Danny will be one happy guy getting the business in possibly the same day. I don't have a tracking number yet- do you?
No... I ordered on 8/23, and Jason said it will take 2-3 weeks, so I don't think they received parts yet.

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Yes and yes!

For the price I had to take a step back and realize it was a steal at $1322 shipped for the full BMW performance kit. And Danny will be one happy guy getting the business in possibly the same day. I don't have a tracking number yet- do you?
Hi Austinla335d...
Just contacted Jason from getBMWparts.com and the springs just arrived from
Germany, so my order will be shipped out soon.
If it gets here by Thursday, I will get it installed on Friday, I just happen to be off Friday

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Yes and yes!

For the price I had to take a step back and realize it was a steal at $1322 shipped for the full BMW performance kit. And Danny will be one happy guy getting the business in possibly the same day. I don't have a tracking number yet- do you?
My parts already shipped last week, I will pick them up sometime this week from UPS

I also just scheduled with minicorsa to install next Monday 9am

Will post feedback once I gave it a spin

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Yes and yes!

For the price I had to take a step back and realize it was a steal at $1322 shipped for the full BMW performance kit. And Danny will be one happy guy getting the business in possibly the same day. I don't have a tracking number yet- do you?
My parts already shipped last week, I will pick them up sometime this week from UPS

I also just scheduled with minicorsa to install next Monday 9am

Will post feedback once I gave it a spin

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I got a tracking number today- the package should arrive by Friday. Looking forward to it!
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I'm looking forward to reading your reviews.
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I am dying to see what you guys think of the BMW perf susp. I've been contemplating it myself

Did I read right at 400 for install?
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Did I read right at 400 for install?
$350 by Danny at minicorsa.com

I will get it installed this coming Monday 09/23.

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