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In home suspension Install for Model3 Only.

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by M3RideHeight, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. M3RideHeight

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    Hi, if you are in the 50-60 mile radius in the Bay Area, give me a shout out for in home suspension installation. You buy your springs of choice or coiler, me and my buddy will come to your home and install it in 4 hours. We will roll down with our tesla and all the tools needed to change your suspension. Mostly on the weekends only or sometimes Friday is ok.
     
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  2. Fernand

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    Wow, that's great, but I already have a suspension.
     
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    Lowered model M3RWD is on the left with KW coilover and the one on the right is a stock M3P
     

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  4. Fernand

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    No question it looks cool, but I'm front bumper-challenged. I'm forever watching the display, 18", 16", 12" ... expecting that tell-tale teeth-knashing bite into the curb or the wheel-stop at any moment. The only thing that has prevented damage so far (cross fingers here) is that very uncool 1-2 inch margin at the front. Sigh. Can't have everything.
     
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  5. M3RideHeight

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    IMHO, Tesla should have designed the fender wheel arches 1.5 inches more towards the top of the wheel. This could have avoid consumers lowering their model 3. The fender gap is ridiculously ugly.
     
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  6. Fernand

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    Yeah, but you can mount 18" to 20" wheels and beyond.
     
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    Yes you can because the overall height of the tires is the same.
     
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    There's some anecdotal evidence of 255/40R19 fitting without rubbing and the slightly larger size fills the gap even more. If it was lowered, would it still fit the same with no rubbing or does something else change?
     
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    #9 M3RideHeight, Sep 30, 2019
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    The 255 will not be rubbing but the speedometer and odometer will be off becsuse the original is a 235. Here is the comparison and other factors.
     

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    More pics with new wheels KW suspension with 20” staggered wheels.
     

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    Coilover
     

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    thanks for the info.. but, would rather install an air suspension system such as AccuAir...
     
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    what front spoiler is that? Never seen that one before. Looks super aggressive.
     
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    I don’t know the brand. My buddy brought it home from Hong Kong.
     
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    Wheel specs?
     
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    yes I can confirm that I have the 255/40/19 tires on stock suspension though and no issues, the speedo is spot on now when before it was a little high.
     
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    Yes, at stock 235/40/19, I am reading 1-2 mph high. Good to know that going to 255 is spot on!

    Do you have a pic of the wheel with 255's on?
     
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  19. jerseygirl18

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    your car is beautiful! i am curious is the red center on the wheel a decal, add-on, or part of the wheel itself? i think they look great. I would try to get the red centers on mine if it didn't mean getting all new wheels! Thanks in Advance
     
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    The red center caps were painted in candy red.
     

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