Thread: 335is or an M3
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:08 PM
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Mein Auto: 2009 E93 N54
Originally Posted by beden1 View Post
BMW must have changed their suspension or tuned it differently on my 2011 than on the previous years of the 335i? I'm not sure when they did this, but I have no complaints about a rough ride like Captain Audio and others experienced on earlier cars. This modification may have produced a bit of the uncertain feeling I get when I push the car around decent bends in the road. But, it's not bad handling by any means. The suspension is what I'll call more pliable and better able to handle most road conditions.

Looks like dampers were changed. REALOEM notes Bilstein as strut supplier for N54 equipped 335i; Sachs for N55.

Guessing Koni had made an embarrassing impression.

BMW is good about refinement - they move on issues with the velocity o'turbocharged snails, eventually coming to a conclusion.
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