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      01-05-2013, 12:31 AM   #1
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H&R springs on x6m

So today I just had h&r springs installed on my 2010 x6m with self leveling. The shop set the rear link to the lowest possible setting and the rear is pretty dumped. Sure looks nice but as soon as I got on the highway (roads isn't too bad) this thing bounces as if I had no shocks and my neck hurts like no other day. Anyone else had this problem? Or if I raise it up a lil bit or maybe a wheel alignment might fix?
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      01-05-2013, 07:36 PM   #2
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raise the rear to equal the front drop then go for an alignment...
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      01-06-2013, 05:25 PM   #3
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raise the rear to equal the front drop then go for an alignment...
Thanks. I was chiming in on the x5m side for these springs. But made this post beforehand. I did adjust my rear today and still left it a bit lower than the front, it rides a bit worse but definitely something I can live with
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Any updates? Were you able to adjust to be happy with the ride quality?
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      03-11-2013, 11:42 PM   #5
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You're supposed to disconnect the battery before changing out the rears. And then when you reconnect the car adjusts itself. It's not the springs that's causing the bumpy ride.
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you don't have to disconnect the battery... instead, just disconnect the connectors to the top of the air ride sensors while you are changing out the links.
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Any word since the recommendations above?
I'm also in delema for this same upgrade. My M6 has the same bouncy ride quality with &r springs.
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So today I just had h&r springs installed on my 2010 x6m with self leveling. The shop set the rear link to the lowest possible setting and the rear is pretty dumped. Sure looks nice but as soon as I got on the highway (roads isn't too bad) this thing bounces as if I had no shocks and my neck hurts like no other day. Anyone else had this problem? Or if I raise it up a lil bit or maybe a wheel alignment might fix?
Bulletin...don't disrespect the truck...you must switch
to KW v3 lol!

The HR suck, even the set with the milder 1.2" drop

Bounce so much it's unsafe
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