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      09-17-2016, 01:33 PM   #1
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I want to lower my 2011 750i. Does anyone have any suggestions on which springs has the most comfortable ride and best lowering. I'm also thinking about getting new 20 inch Vossens to go along with new stance.
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I want to lower my 2011 750i. Does anyone have any suggestions on which springs has the most comfortable ride and best lowering. I'm also thinking about getting new 20 inch Vossens to go along with new stance.
Do you have the M package? The reason for asking this is because the M package consists of electronic dampening (comfort/normal/sport/sport+) and switching out to coilover essentially downgrades your suspension.---if you want to maintain your M-suspension, just switch out springs (H&R sport OR supersport)-- I went with the supersport and have been happy with it.

**BEWARE**: since there are a lot of computers on board, the chances of pinching wires and shorting out modules is highly likely. Best let a shop do it and be on the hook for damage as opposed you.
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Thanks for advice but I don't have the M package. I don't think there was an option to change suspension with M package for 2011 model or else I would have gotten it. Though I could be wrong. It seems most have gone with H&R for their 7 series. I had a bad experience with H&R on my x5m (extremely bouncy) but it may have been because my x5m has air bags in back. The H&R drop does seem appealing but leaning towards vogtland springs. They have 1.5 inch drop which is between H&R 2 inch drop and eibach 1 inch drop. Anyone have experience with vogtland? I havent been able to see f01 with vogtland springs.
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      09-20-2016, 03:02 PM   #4
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Thanks for advice but I don't have the M package. I don't think there was an option to change suspension with M package for 2011 model or else I would have gotten it. Though I could be wrong. It seems most have gone with H&R for their 7 series. I had a bad experience with H&R on my x5m (extremely bouncy) but it may have been because my x5m has air bags in back. The H&R drop does seem appealing but leaning towards vogtland springs. They have 1.5 inch drop which is between H&R 2 inch drop and eibach 1 inch drop. Anyone have experience with vogtland? I havent been able to see f01 with vogtland springs.
https://www.turnermotorsport.com/c-63-bmw-hr-springs

I mean.. changing the wheels is a bad idea if cost matters than coilovers.

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      10-12-2016, 11:58 PM   #5
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I am dropped on H&R springs & links (rear). OEM tire sizes. Turner spacers 15mm front, 20mm rear on the M Sport wheels.

I had this installed with ~24k on the car, and it rides great. Comfort setting still feels good, but my preference is sport setting on anything other than rough roads. It's a basic installation for any competent BMW shop, and I would not hesitate to get it. Only issue is to beware of curb clearance with M Sport bumper....
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      10-13-2016, 02:39 PM   #6
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Here is a M-Sport on H&R Springs

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I put H&R in mine and I couldn't be happier. I have a 2012 xi so no electronic suspension.
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I know this is an old forum subject but I just bought and lowered my 2012 750li Msport with the H&R springs in the front and the links in the rear. Does anyone know the best mm space for the links? The sheet that came in the box had them at 65mm's, but that's way too low for me. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.
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