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      01-31-2008, 04:11 PM   #1
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Bilstein PSS9 Settings for E92: Owners Chime in!!!

So I don't see an official thread anywhere that people discuss what height and dampening settings they are running with the Bilstein PSS9S on their E92 coupes. Chime in!
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      01-31-2008, 04:35 PM   #2
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I have 6F and 4R on my E90 335i
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I have 5f/4r on my E90 335
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I've got the H&R sway bars and PSS9s. I'm running 5F 5R.
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It would be interesting to hear how all the different combinations felt. I assume most of you PSS9 owners tried them all out 1F/2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9R: 2F/1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9R, 3F/1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9R, and so on. It takes a lot of time to find the right combination if you really do it correctly. And in this example both the compression and rebound are adjusted at the same time with the PSS9's. Now try that same mathamatical equation with two independent variables like on the KWV3's or TCK. Loads of fun.
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I didnt try every setting. I worked my way up until the ride was firm enough to hold the body pretty still but still felt like an acceptable ride.
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bump, anyone else?
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      02-05-2008, 02:55 AM   #8
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Got my PSS9 and H&R swaybars last week, but haven't had time to install any of it yet. Will give an update once I do
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On my e46, I had a 5/3 or 6/4 combo.... I even ran it with 1 all around, but it got annoying really fast. I think 4/2 is the lowest i'd go, and 7/5 is the highest I ever went.
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I recently lowered the damping to 9f/6r and really like it. The handling is not that much different the setting I listed above, just a little more roll, but the ride is truly smooth. No more excuses to passengers for the rough ride.
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I'm running 12F 12R on my Tein's (adjusts 1-16). Its actually quite smooth at this setting.
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What would be closer to stock setting?
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my 5f 6r drives close to stock
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What's a good setting for street use? I want it to be slightly stiffer than the stock ZSP but smoother also, if possible.
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