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KW v3 Coilovers

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by obiii, Nov 12, 2019.

  1. obiii

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    For anyone interested, just got these in KW1.jpg KW2.jpg
     
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    Quality stuff! What was the deciding factor in choosing KW over some of the other companies?

    Did they have a "standard" setup for you, or was that custom ordered?
     
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    I've just been a happy customer of theirs in past vehicles so I knew the quality was top notch... This is their standard retail product, nothing was "custom" specifically for me. I put my order in at the end of July and just got them in. Local shop is installing them as I type =D
     
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    Awesome. Love to hear your thoughts. Anyone know what the damping difference (like harder/softer/progressing/linear/etc) is between these and the MPP versions (also KW).
     
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    Nice, please post pics when it’s done! How low are you going to go?
     
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    Weather in Seattle area isn't great this week, so excuse my dirty car :p

    This particular shop recommended a 1-2 finger gap (this is their 3rd full coilover install, 2 MPP and my KW) so I went with that... Ride feels great (dampers are just set to be in the middle of the range), its still super comfortable but it just feels like you have more command & control, no issues with Autopilot / NoA

    IMG_20191112_155406.jpg IMG_20191112_132517.jpg IMG_20191112_132543.jpg IMG_20191112_155734_260.jpg
     
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    Looks fantastic.
     
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    It looks so good! Thanks for posting!

    What percent tint is that?
     
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    ty! it's 20% all around (sides & rear)
     
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    What’s your rebound and compression settings on front and rear for street. I’m installing mine next week.
     
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    I left them at stock settings, forgot what those were, but it is mentioned in the manual
     
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    How's the ride compared to stock with those settings?
     
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    Ride is much stiffer for sure, going to feel more grounded to the road
     
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    did u have to get camber and toe arms also?
     
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    i wonder if i can find new top hats for the front shocks so its a complete bolt in
     
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    Nice drop! I've ordered a set in December, so eager to experience it in a couple of weeks.
     
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