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      03-27-2012, 12:56 AM   #23
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The HR 2" drop would be the worst mod to add to this monster SUV

Your truck will be bouncing more than a silicone rack on the beach

Go KW v 3
i did ask couple of people in mod shop. they said kw v3 coil over is for "cars", not trucks. you wont even feel a lot on the truck and it gonna be 4G you spend on it.
I would avoid your mod shop.

Sounds like they mod KIA's.

Any advanced "shop" would tell you KW are high quality and a quick search on their website lists X5 M and X6 M as suitable.

Fully adjustable dampening / rebound and ride height settings.

Also, should not cost more than $2799.

Forget the over priced Dinan and the enormous 1" drop.

Take it for what it's worth and search the forums for previous similar threads.
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      03-27-2012, 01:01 AM   #24
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I've been hearing that the HR drop completely ruins ride quality. I drive almost 100 miles a day so i kind of like the ride quality to be good. Has anyone heard anything about the dinan suspension?
See above reply.

I think the KW were the best mod for
my truck.

No body roll whatsoever. And super comfortable. Suppose I could dial in the dampening and rebound based on whether I'm Tracking the monster or just street driving.

I'm afraid of the HR springs. Hit an unleveled bump going 55+ and your rear may bounce in an unsafe manner

Ride comfort and drop is superior to springs. Do it!
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      03-27-2012, 11:03 AM   #25
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tune and exhaust going in today, then off to targa trophy this weekend to run it with the big boys
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I dont get the angel eyes. The X5M has those already to the point the inside light bulb doesnt even work but its angel eyed already. Can someone show me before and after?
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      03-30-2012, 08:46 AM   #27
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the aftermarket angle eyes are white LEDs while the stock are just amber bulbs, the LEDs make it look wary meaner.
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      03-30-2012, 08:48 AM   #28
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UPDATE
Picking up the baby from the shop today, gonna be driving about 800miles in the next 2 days and documenting most of it. Ill have plenty of pictures and videos to show you guys. Its gonna be insane. Official power gain with the tune was between 80-90bhp, and 130ft/lb or torque, supposed to run mid/high 3's to sixty, and 1/4 miles in the high 11s.
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      03-30-2012, 10:52 AM   #29
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Looking forward to seeing it!
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UPDATE
Picking up the baby from the shop today, gonna be driving about 800miles in the next 2 days and documenting most of it. Ill have plenty of pictures and videos to show you guys. Its gonna be insane. Official power gain with the tune was between 80-90bhp, and 130ft/lb or torque, supposed to run mid/high 3's to sixty, and 1/4 miles in the high 11s.
should be running low 11's. glad u got everything figured out!
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      03-30-2012, 09:36 PM   #31
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Picked it up, its an absolute animal, will post pics when i get to a computer
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      03-31-2012, 02:14 AM   #32
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UPDATE
Picking up the baby from the shop today, gonna be driving about 800miles in the next 2 days and documenting most of it. Ill have plenty of pictures and videos to show you guys. Its gonna be insane. Official power gain with the tune was between 80-90bhp, and 130ft/lb or torque, supposed to run mid/high 3's to sixty, and 1/4 miles in the high 11s.
should be running low 11's. glad u got everything figured out!
By the way, the tune is velos, not renntech, i switched it bcause velos is just better
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      04-01-2012, 10:03 AM   #33
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heres an iphone pic, but you can see the bigger exhaust tips
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The car looks great. Had no idea you were on the boards. Its cool seeing a reaction from clients that go through one of our dealers. Enjoy the new found power in good health!
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Here a video the guys at RDBLA put together. Good work on the exhaust GTHAUS.

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Yep, thats mine. I love how I didn't know this video existed haha.
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Here a video the guys at RDBLA put together. Good work on the exhaust GTHAUS.

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      04-03-2012, 08:33 PM   #37
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To the guys at velos, the tune is insane. I drove a stock e60 m5 today after putting 400 miles on my car in the last couple days and it felt like I was driving a prius. I didn't realize how fast my car actually is in comparison to others.
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Your truck looks just like mine (black wheels and similar exhaust).....havent seen you around before. Ever in the Hollywood area?
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Your truck looks just like mine (black wheels and similar exhaust).....havent seen you around before. Ever in the Hollywood area?
Im hardly ever over there, i usually stick in the west side
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Nice truck and mods nonetheless....enjoy your new found boost and power
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We should put together a few x5 and x6's in the socal area and hit the drag strip.....i know Biff Grissell would be down too
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We should put together a few x5 and x6's in the socal area and hit the drag strip.....i know Biff Grissell would be down too
I would be very down
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Video sounds good
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Downpipes and lux angel eyes comin soon...
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