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Old 04-14-2019, 10:16 AM
LVR LVR is offline
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Wife is not happy...

Front end collapsed on the 4.8is over the weekend. Checked the codes, now it's the valve body has sh$t itself... She's now driving the 4.4 and I'm back to the old work pickup

It was operating correctly on everything except a sideways slope which got it confused...

So... it's going...

Now to the moment of truth.... what to install

I've read SOOOO many threads and posts, and the BC Racing coilovers seem to be suitable for those who want to lower their car... each one who's done it though eventually comments that it's bouncy or too firm even on softest settings....

I'm still leaning to Bilsteins or poss KW's...

Is there anyone here that has done a 4.8is and not ended up with a go kart?


2006 E53 X5 3.0D
2004 E53 X5 4.8is
2004 E53 X5 4.4 Sport
2011 E70 X5 3.0D with Aero kit
2009 E71 X6 50i Sport
2009 E70 X5 50i Sport
2007 E60 540 M Sport LCI (All time favourite car)
2007 E70 X5 4.8i Sport
2005 E53 4.8is
2003 E53 3.0 Sport
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