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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 05-26-2013, 10:16 PM
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Coilover adjustment height - driver's side vs. passenger side

This is for anyone here with coilovers, did you compensate your weight/passenger load when lowering? The reason I ask is because I am 90% of the time the only one cruising in my car and if I lower the car evenly on all four corners will the drivers side settle a bit MORE than the passenger's side? I am about 185lbs but also I shed almost 100lbs from the car removing the Y resonator and stock muffler.
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No. I just measured from the center of the wheel rondel to the bottom edge of the fender arch, made sure each wheel has the same measurement.
Been 2 years with no issues.
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