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      10-19-2011, 07:22 PM   #1
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New Poster, best comfort settings?

Hey guys, I'm a new poster here and I recently picked up a '09 E92!

I've been fiddling with the car and it seems like its a little bumpy on the road compared to my Merc E350, not that its a problem or anything. Is this how the car just is? Or do I have the wrong settings on.


What should I do to make the car have the best daily driving settings?

Thanks a lot and I hope to enjoy my time on the forums!
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      10-19-2011, 07:45 PM   #2
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An M3 is going to have a stiffer ride than a merc 350 for sure. But it shouldn't be too bad. If you have EDC, just set it in comfort mode.
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      10-19-2011, 07:55 PM   #3
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An M3 is going to have a stiffer ride than a merc 350 for sure. But it shouldn't be too bad. If you have EDC, just set it in comfort mode.
Ok, that's what I thought. The comfort setting is both LED's off correct?

Thanks a lot.
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      10-19-2011, 08:01 PM   #4
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Also check tire pressure
My car had like 48 psi when I got it
Stock pressure is 33 front and 35 rear so you can imagine
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      10-19-2011, 08:24 PM   #5
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Ultimate facepalm thread. LOL. Awesome.
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      10-19-2011, 08:52 PM   #6
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Also check tire pressure
My car had like 48 psi when I got it
Stock pressure is 33 front and 35 rear so you can imagine
Sounds like someone thought that the tires should be filled to the PSI rating specified on the rubber rather than the doorjamb. I'd be worried about buying a car previously owned by someone like that.
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Ok, that's what I thought. The comfort setting is both LED's off correct?

Thanks a lot.
Correct. This and other wonderful tidbits of info about this car can be found in the manual.
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Sounds like someone thought that the tires should be filled to the PSI rating specified on the rubber rather than the doorjamb. I'd be worried about buying a car previously owned by someone like that.
What if that "someone" was your friendly neighborhood BMW dealer?
I kid you not
It was set that way by the dealer

I have heard that when they ship the cars they fill them to max psi
So the tires don't develop flat spots etc during shipping, and when stored at ports etc
But at the pre delivery inspection, the dealer is supposed to take care of all that, and set them to the correct pressure
Not sure if this is true or not.
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