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      04-01-2014, 06:46 PM   #1
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KW V1's are finally on! What a difference!!

I knew I'd like them but I didn't know I'd love them this much! The ride is perfectly acceptable and not too harsh but all the squishy feeling during breaking, turning, etc. from the stock suspension is gone!

Here are a couple of pics. 20mm spacers on the rear. Front spacers aren't on yet.
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Looks great! Can you let us know what height you are at? How many threads on each?
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      04-02-2014, 10:21 AM   #3
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Looks great! Can you let us know what height you are at? How many threads on each?
to be honest, I don't know. I had them installed and told them where I wanted it to sit. I'll have to wait until I get it up in the air next and I'll count the threads
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Do you have a pic of the car profile from the side? It looks like the top of the tire is just barely at the fender both front and back. Would that sound right to you? You kept a little bit of the raked look?
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This is the only one I had and I took it right after picking the car up from the shop. I had it raised up just under an inch in the back while I got it aligned and corner balanced yesterday. I'll take a pic and post it to show how it sits now.
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Nice! What size spacers are you considering on the front?
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Nice! What size spacers are you considering on the front?
I have some 10mm spacers but need extended bolts for them. I might just throw those on
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Looks clean! I also have 10mm up front and 20 rear on kwv1 on 189 wheels.
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Looks clean! I also have 10mm up front and 20 rear on kwv1 on 189 wheels.
nice! do you have a pic of what it looks like?
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any rubbing issues on the 20mm spacer in the rear? i am looking to drop my 2013 335xi coupe but am wondering how big i can go without issues

have you added spacers to the front?

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any rubbing issues on the 20mm spacer in the rear? i am looking to drop my 2013 335xi coupe but am wondering how big i can go without issues

have you added spacers to the front?

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No rubbing issues. The spacers are just the right size. I finally got some extended bolts and will be putting the front spacers on today.
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No rubbing issues. The spacers are just the right size. I finally got some extended bolts and will be putting the front spacers on today.
enough talk.

show the goods.
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enough talk.

show the goods.
This is with 10mm in front and 20mm in the back
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Really nice drop and fitment. did you buy the k1's new or used? if new, from where?
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Really nice drop and fitment. did you buy the k1's new or used? if new, from where?
Thanks! I bought them new from VRSF. Definitely the best deal around by far!
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Anyone know if 20mm will fit with no rub in the rear on the coupe? Same wheels.
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Anyone know if 20mm will fit with no rub in the rear on the coupe? Same wheels.
I doubt it. Don't think there's a difference between coupe and sedan as far as how much space you have. I just put my summer tires back on and had to switch to 15mm spacers on the back (winter set was 225 all the way around and summer set is staggered). Those are almost too much. I can't even fit my pinky in between the tire and the fender now.
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Nice!
I just had my KW V1s installed on my e92...went with a square setup 245/35/18 PSS, and BBS CH-R 18x8 et 40 all around.

No rubbing, going to add some 10-15mm spacers in the rear this weekend
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I doubt it. Don't think there's a difference between coupe and sedan as far as how much space you have. I just put my summer tires back on and had to switch to 15mm spacers on the back (winter set was 225 all the way around and summer set is staggered). Those are almost too much. I can't even fit my pinky in between the tire and the fender now.
So you are at 10 front and 15 rear? Do you think you could do 12 in the front, or 10 is the max?
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I doubt it. Don't think there's a difference between coupe and sedan as far as how much space you have. I just put my summer tires back on and had to switch to 15mm spacers on the back (winter set was 225 all the way around and summer set is staggered). Those are almost too much. I can't even fit my pinky in between the tire and the fender now.
So you are at 10 front and 15 rear? Do you think you could do 12 in the front, or 10 is the max?
Yeah I could go 12 in the front. 15 in the back with stock rims is max though
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