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Old 02-15-2019, 09:04 PM
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I am going to be opposite here and say don't swap! The cloth looks great in the Stratus
Same here!

Overall, I like it better...
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Old 02-15-2019, 09:31 PM
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It's not that it doesn't look good in the stratus... It's that he's keeping theimola and not the stratus. The truffle will look better in the stratus upon selling and the black/cloth is a million times nicer in the imola. And that's factual... I heard Trump say it during the state of the union.
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oh my Lord... I have been doing research on dropping the headliner and panoramic roof cassette... I don't think i want to mess with removing the dang glass. i did not think the pano cover would be mounted the way it is. i may have to just leave the black headliner in the Stratus.
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Wow what a find.... Iíve seen a few 4.4 in Imola and obviously most commonly 4.8is, but never on 3.0 and itís a MANUAL. Itís a win win!!! Congrats

Another vote towards seats swap. Truffle looks better in stratus! That checkered interior would look nuts in Imola plus throw IS bodykit on it and some wheels. Any plans for suspension?
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Wow what a find.... Iíve seen a few 4.4 in Imola and obviously most commonly 4.8is, but never on 3.0 and itís a MANUAL. Itís a win win!!! Congrats

Another vote towards seats swap. Truffle looks better in stratus! That checkered interior would look nuts in Imola plus throw IS bodykit on it and some wheels. Any plans for suspension?
I think i'm leaning towards the swap, def IS kit on it. but want to get it a bit lower first. was gonna go with BC Racing Coil Overs, hear they are a bit more forgiving than the KW v3's which i have on the stratus.
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^Are you looking for adjustability? I've always found the best ride to handling ratio for me was accomplished with H&R springs (sport not race) paired with a set of Bilstein sport struts/shocks. That's on BMW cars though, not sure if they have a setup like that for the X5 though I'd be surprised if they didn't.
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^Are you looking for adjustability? I've always found the best ride to handling ratio for me was accomplished with H&R springs (sport not race) paired with a set of Bilstein sport struts/shocks. That's on BMW cars though, not sure if they have a setup like that for the X5 though I'd be surprised if they didn't.
they do, but i'd be afraid that I couldn't dial it in how i wanted it. I'll want to add rear toe and camber arms. at the same time.
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I think i'm leaning towards the swap, def IS kit on it. but want to get it a bit lower first. was gonna go with BC Racing Coil Overs, hear they are a bit more forgiving than the KW v3's which i have on the stratus.
How do you like V3s?
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Old 02-24-2019, 12:23 PM
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How do you like V3s?
On the highway they are absolutely amazing! Good on back roads too... But when trying to go get groceries they can be a bit annoying. (Just stiffer than one might want) This could be the way I have them dialed in too, there a few adjustments that can be made. Anyhow overall very good... They go for 2500$ which is a bit steep. Im gonna pull them off before I sell the stratus. (List em for sale too)
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