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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Something seems amiss here. By raising it you gained compression travel and lost droop travel. I can't think of many situations where this would be harsher. Could you specify whether this on bumps, holes, or something else? Raising or lowering doesn't change the spring rate, so it's definitely...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    I don't know that anyone has reported that they've tried this, but I don't think 8/10 will be significantly different from those that are running 8/9. Can you elaborate on any higher, they're rougher? Is this something you've tried? Do you want to go higher than the maximum MPP recommended...
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    2022 Model Y LR Wind Noise.

    I had the same concern when I took delivery in March this year. Mobile service rep came out, drove my car around for a few miles (I went with him), and he said it was fine/normal. I ended up installing a wind noise reduction kit from RPM Tesla. I didn't think this made a dramatic difference...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    For the RT kit Ohlins warns not to decrease spring length to less than 198mm due to risk of coil bind. The spring is 200mm so you also can't set it more than that or it won't have tension at full droop. Given these, for this kit you're only supposed to use the ride height adjuster to adjust ride...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    To increase the front ride height you'd want to increase the 245 distance and keep the 198 distance the same. In other words, increase the distance between the height adjuster and spring preload adjuster. I've found the easiest way to do this is to loosen the height adjuster (rotate towards the...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Please explain further as I don't understand. I've measured this at various points. With the damper reduced by 30mm and the rear spring perch at 0mm I had 51mm of compression travel before the bump stop. I haven't measured with the damper shortened by 40mm but presumably now it's 61mm. I don't...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Absolutely, though how you torque the bolts wouldn't affect the ride height
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    @dsgerbc @tm1v2 Currently my rear hub to fender distance is 415mm. I have the Model Y LR and stock distance is around 432mm, so I'm lowered about 17mm. I'm probably currently around the stock height for the MYP, and definitely still have more ground clearance than an OEM Model 3. With the 12k...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Problem is even at the recommended settings I didn't have enough compression travel. I was hesitating further shortening the damper and decreasing droop travel, and also with regards to battery clearance. Nonetheless today I shortened the rear dampers 10mm more. I did 40 minutes of...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    I guess I don't know for sure without an external video of the car hiring these bumps, but I can't distinguish from a more gentle weightlessness sensation where I don't think the tires are coming off the ground, and a harsher jolt upwards and crash downwards which I'm assuming is because of lift...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    I actually had a similar situation. Installed the rear first so was running OEM front and RT rear. It actually was a pretty good combo, improved handling and at least at that time I didn't notice as much adverse behavior as I do know. I've had a lot of corresponce with Ohlins USA over the past...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    You have the Redwood performance kit? If so, I think your damping is 30-40% than it is on my RT kit, which is definitely a bigger difference than the 8.3% difference in our rear spring rate. I bought the RT kit hoping this would be my experience. Sadly I'd have to describe it as jumpy...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    You could call it the preload setting, but changing preload doesn't change the ride quality. The spring doesn't get stiffer as it's compressed as long as it isn't in coil bind. Changing ride height by changing preload does change your relative amount of compression and droop travel. Currently...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Yes, I've tried decreasing damping as much as possible to increase the rebound. This does help make it less sharp, but doesn't keep the tires on the ground.
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    @tm1v2 Best I could describe is that if I'm going between 50 to 80 mph on the highway, I experience 2 different behaviors with encountering a bump. Either the car goes over the bump and I barely feel it, which is great, or, it if it's a larger bump, then I get the feeling of the tired get...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    I have the RT kit for my Model Y and am trying to decide if softer springs would be worth it. My main gripe is that my tires sometimes leave the ground on bumps on the highway. I've tried all different damper settings with no avail. Did you guys have this issue with the stiffer springs before...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Yes you can raise the rear spring perch if it's too low now
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    285s all around- good or bad?

    Your odometer will be off by about 4%
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    255/45/20 vs 275/40/20 on induction

    General rule of them is to keep the speedometer error within 3%. With 255/45 you'll have 3.6% error versus 2.5% with the 275/40. I'm going to go with the 275/40 for this reason, and also because I personally think the wider tires look much better than tires with a taller sidewall! Especially on...
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    Vendor Redwood Motorsports Model Y - Ohlins DFV (Performance and Grand Touring Specs)

    You're not crazy. The rears do have 60+ clicks so you have to set the rear to a much higher number of clicks from full stiff to get a comparable feel to the front.
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    Vendor Ohlins - Road & Track DFV Coilover System - In Stock!

    I had the RT kit installed last week on my Model Y and can confirm the experience of other users that the rear dampers are stiffer than the front dampers at the same setting, and that setting the rear dampers past 20 clicks they continue to get softer. I discussed this with Redwood and this is...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    With these softer springs and the dampers at full soft, is there still less body roll and better control of the car then stock? What setting are you typically keeping the dampers now for street use?
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    It sounds like you notice more of a difference in the front with the 3k difference in spring rate versus the rear, which only has a 1k difference, which makes sense. If you feel like another 1k drop isn't going to make much difference, maybe going to 9k rear would be more worthwhile?
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    Vendor Ohlins - Road & Track DFV Coilover System - In Stock!

    We're you able to get 20mm lowering in the rear with the 20mm rear preload recommended by Ohlin's? I've only installed the rears so far on my MYLR with a 20mm preload and didn't get any drop in ride height, even though Ohlin's days this should give a 20mm drop. Hard to tell exactly from the pics...
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    Ohlins R&T Coilovers with Swift Springs!

    Did going from 11k to 10k make a noticeable difference?
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    Vendor Ohlins - Road & Track DFV Coilover System - In Stock!

    Did you get 20mm lowering just following their provided instructions? Their install instructions advertise 20mm drop but wasn't sure if that was in reference to the MYP or MYLR
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    Ohlins R&T landing in the USA as soon as May

    It could be due to ride height. When I spoke with Redwood they said that at some point if you've reduced the ride height enough it's more comfortable with stiffer springs as softer springs result in the bump stop being engaged more frequently. For the Model Y they suggested that anything less...
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    Ohlins R&T landing in the USA as soon as May

    Really interesting. It sounds like the rear was not re-valved because they stayed within the 10%.
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    Ohlins R&T landing in the USA as soon as May

    Haha that was sly of you. Thanks for the extended review. Referencing the Redwood kit you experienced in the Model Y, that was the performance kit? I know their Model 3 Performance kit has the same 8/11k spring rates as the kit you bought, but I would have thought that with the extra weight...
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    Vendor Ohlins - Road & Track DFV Coilover System - In Stock!

    Cool. How does it compare with the MPP kit for the Model Y and do you still have them in stock?
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    Ohlins R&T landing in the USA as soon as May

    Did those who did this report that it made a notable difference in the street ride comfort? I have a Model Y and am also considering going this route with the Ohlin's RT kit. This may be exactly what you're looking for: Tesla Model 3 Ohlins 3DM RoadSport Suspension Kit It's 80/110 which is...
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    Ohlins RT Model Y and Redwood Review

    Are you sure about your clicks? The Ohlins RT data sheet says it has 20 way adjustment, or 20 clicks. Redwood's kits have 32 clicks. I've never heard of a coilovers with 80 way adjustment.
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    Vendor Ohlins - Road & Track DFV Coilover System - In Stock!

    Which Redwood kit for you have? Per Redwood their GT kit would be a more comfortable ride than the Ohlin's RT kit; was hoping someone could confirm from first hand experience.

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