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Old 06-06-2012, 08:45 PM   #1
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KW V2 coilover height adjustment help

Hello, could anyone let me know how to adjust the height (raise the rear) on 2004 M3 with kw v2 coils?
I'm just looking to raise the rear a little maybe 0.25inches.

Thanks for your help in advance
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:23 PM   #2
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did you install them yourself?
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:35 PM   #3
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did you install them yourself?
No i had RMP motors install it for me
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:39 PM   #4
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there's an adjuster between the body and the rear spring. Just spin it with the wrench KW gives you until you reach the desired height. Looks like this
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:39 PM   #5
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No i had RMP motors install it for me
Go back to them and ask them to do it or you'll mess it up.

I mean if you have to ask such simple questions ..... better have someone else do it for you
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:25 PM   #6
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Read the instructions and search some forums on installs. theres a lot of DIYs. Nothing against RMP I wish you had tried the install yourself. Its a great way to learn about the suspension and adjustments would have been so easy.

If you really need help and noone will do it without charging you I'd be happy to do it for you at my place sometime. By the looks of it the rear is a coilover and not 2 seperate pieces and the adjuster is at the top. I didnt dig too much but looks like the easiest way is to just put up the rear of the car and drop both arms together and pull and adjust.
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Old 06-07-2012, 08:16 AM   #7
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there's an adjuster between the body and the rear spring. Just spin it with the wrench KW gives you until you reach the desired height. Looks like this
Thank you.
So you don't think I would have to remove the spring to adjust?
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Old 06-07-2012, 08:17 AM   #8
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Go back to them and ask them to do it or you'll mess it up.

I mean if you have to ask such simple questions ..... better have someone else do it for you
Very true point, but I rather learn myself and do it so I wouldnt have to pay every time and drive so far you know
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If you really need help and noone will do it without charging you I'd be happy to do it for you at my place sometime. By the looks of it the rear is a coilover and not 2 seperate pieces and the adjuster is at the top. I didnt dig too much but looks like the easiest way is to just put up the rear of the car and drop both arms together and pull and adjust.
the rear is two different pieces, the shock is separate from the spring
thanks for the offer I will definitely keep that in mind
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I usually just grab the spring with my hand and compress it a little bit. It makes turning the adjuster a lot easier.
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I usually just grab the spring with my hand and compress it a little bit. It makes turning the adjuster a lot easier.
Thanks I will try it out tomorrow.
Appreciate it Steve
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