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KW V3 Coilovers now available for Performance AWD

formerbimmerfn

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Damn, that does look super click baity. Sorry, I put the wrong link!
Here's the image I was referring to:
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dfwatt

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Damn, that does look super click baity. Sorry, I put the wrong link!
Here's the image I was referring to:View attachment 452584

The MPP coilover kit has stainless steel Forks in front in the all-wheel drive kit compared to these painted and presumably regular steel front forks, and I suspect it's probably slightly different in the tuning of the shock and spring rates but I don't know that for a fact. But for me the stainless steel front forks make it a no-brainer.
 
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Lucy903

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I just bought one for my TESLA model 3 rear wheel long range for less than $2000 at tire rack last weekend. I went with KW becsuse of the price. Call tire rack and if they say it’s 2500 tell them it was on sale and refer to the date of my invoice dated 9-15-2018. No offense to MMP.
 

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Lucy903

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Now that I saw the one for the 4wd, I wonder how mine will actually look for the 2wd. I’ll keep you posted once receive from tirerack.
 

juanmedina

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I just bought one for my TESLA model 3 rear wheel long range for less than $2000 at tire rack last weekend. I went with KW becsuse of the price. Call tire rack and if they say it’s 2500 tell them it was on sale and refer to the date of my invoice dated 9-15-2018. No offense to MMP.

how do you order it? I don't see the coilerover on the tirerack website. I have an AWD model 3.
 

Lucy903

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Anyone wants interested in KW VARIANT 3 for rear wheel drive part number 35287006. It is brand new never installed. Local pick up only in the Bay Area. I changed my mind and I want to go with comfort coilover with MPP as KW does not offer comfort.
 

Lucy903

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Finally we have actual pictures for the KW Variant 3 for M3 RWD long range. I also included some installation pictures from the manual.
 

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Lucy903

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Just a heads up, the KW Variant 3 for the AWD & Performance models does not come with reservoirs because of the longer fork. See pics for comparison.
 

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Ugene

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I used a reputable tuner shop to install MPP Sports. The installation process was not 100% trouble free. Nothing big but I'll report after everything is resolved. The kit felt great in terms of driving feel. I am investigating the source of changes in the feel, though.

The installer now has installed a few MPP Sports and a couple of KW on Model 3s. They commented that KW had all different parts and that from their POV was better quality and easier to install. They offer KW with installation and guarantee their work so there could be some bias but not too likely as the shop is very reputable.

As for the cost, I have spent 50% of MPP Sport price on initial install and a follow-up resetting the height and final alignment. I will need to pay by hour for investigations. In retrospect, I wish I got a kit with the installation so all investigations were included into initial price. Admittedly, best shops are expensive where I live.
 

SD_Engnr

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I used a reputable tuner shop to install MPP Sports. The installation process was not 100% trouble free. Nothing big but I'll report after everything is resolved. The kit felt great in terms of driving feel. I am investigating the source of changes in the feel, though.

The installer now has installed a few MPP Sports and a couple of KW on Model 3s. They commented that KW had all different parts and that from their POV was better quality and easier to install. They offer KW with installation and guarantee their work so there could be some bias but not too likely as the shop is very reputable.

As for the cost, I have spent 50% of MPP Sport price on initial install and a follow-up resetting the height and final alignment. I will need to pay by hour for investigations. In retrospect, I wish I got a kit with the installation so all investigations were included into initial price. Admittedly, best shops are expensive where I live.


I also had an expensive and "reputable" shop install my MPP coilovers, and they also got it wrong. However, I reviewed and mocked up the install myself beforehand and I still can not figure out how they flubbed it. I think it was a reading comprehension issue... No worries, now I take my car 40 minutes away to an actual reputable shop that's worth the price and driving time.

Please elaborate on what issues you're experiencing.
 

Ugene

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Please elaborate on what issues you're experiencing.

I have my ride height at the top of the range at 145mm and the suspension feel subtly changes after a couple of weeks of use after setting the height as if the suspension settles somehow. Investigating why. Clearance measurements are tricky as I have swapped summers to winters (performance ones, though) and they have a bit softer sidewall. My car is significantly lower than I wanted and one corner got lower.
There was another minor issue which I would rather report later on.
 

cochran

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I also had an expensive and "reputable" shop install my MPP coilovers, and they also got it wrong. However, I reviewed and mocked up the install myself beforehand and I still can not figure out how they flubbed it. I think it was a reading comprehension issue... No worries, now I take my car 40 minutes away to an actual reputable shop that's worth the price and driving time.

Please elaborate on what issues you're experiencing.
What is this reputable shop you speak of? I bought the MPP sport coilovers recently and need a good spot near SD
 

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