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Old 12-05-2012, 03:15 PM
X5 35d X5 35d is offline
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Originally Posted by Kar Don View Post
Bad move, you would have gotten self leveling anyway with purchasing adaptive drive. Mine has self leveling and no 3rd row
Only on the 50i. I have the order sheet from my dealer and the only way to get self leveling on the 35d and 35i is with 3rd row.

I had a first gen 350z that had horribly calibrated rear springs which made the rear end literally porpoise up and down on uneven pavement or road expansion joints. Many owners at the time were going to full aftermarket air suspension set-ups to get rid of it since none of the 3rd party guys had figured out how to dial out the bounce in their own springs yet without sacrificing ride quality.

Air suspension handles night and day from spring/shock set-ups. It doesn't continue bouncing/rebound after hitting a bump like springs do.

Granted BMWs are so dialed there's probably not that much difference in the ride, but here in Northern Cal with our crappy freeways, ill take the chance!

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