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Old 02-20-2013, 10:23 PM
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How to bypass self leveling to install coilovers

I ordered a set of D2 Racing coilovers for my 745li and I have self leveling on my car. Can anyone be kind enough to give me a step by step on how bypass the the self leveling with no error lights. I know there is a member who did it for the airrex setup so if you would chime in that would be great.
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Old 02-21-2013, 05:19 AM
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This is just an aded question: since the 7 series got the self leveling, is there a way to go into the setup an adjust the ride height, i was under thinking there can be a certain height you can set the vehicle too.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:12 PM
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No you can't adjust it other than edc from sport to comfort.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:34 PM
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This is just an aded question: since the 7 series got the self leveling, is there a way to go into the setup an adjust the ride height, i was under thinking there can be a certain height you can set the vehicle too.
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No you can't adjust it other than edc from sport to comfort.
You can have it lowered via the computer using INPA or software of the sort. Sunny_J had his 760 done at the dealer in canada. You can alternatively use the lowering endlinks that can lower you car with the rear self leveling suspension.

To the OP, I would rather lower the factory suspension and maintain that ride comfort and use the coilovers for the front and try to set them as much as you can to match the rear than override the computer. Plus you save 1/2 the money by not buying rear coilovers and as well by not having labor to pay for on the rears!
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:22 AM
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Thanks. But in between no response from since I posted this, I dug a little harder and one the members here bypass his by plugging off the airlines. Far as having coil overs up front and air struts in the rear that would be pointless. If I was to do that I would just order lowering springs. Im ordered them yesterday and they be here in a month (coming from overseas). Installation will be done by me. I'll post pics later.
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