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      11-02-2012, 12:56 AM   #1
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Ohlins DFV R&T Coilovers BMW E82 1M and E9X M3 (PRICE REDUCED!!!)

This is the latest step in the Öhlins Racing automotive philosophy – Road&Track by Öhlins.

A more than 30 year long tradition of high-end racing commitments and state-of-the-art solutions within advanced suspension technology is now available for street cars all over the world.

The focus has been clear from the very beginning

– superior road handling without sacrificing comfort in your day-to-day transports. The time of compromises are over!

2-year limited warranty on all of our products - worldwide.

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*DFV (Dual Flow Valve)

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McPherson Strut

*Single bleed adjuster

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(approx. 20 mm lower than standard)

*Coil Springs (rate 60N/mm)

*Height adjustable bottom mount to prevent preloading or unloading of the spring

*Dustcovers

*Use with original top mounts or camber plates

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Conventional Shock Absorber

*Single bleed adjuster

*Separate spring preload adjuster (approx. 20 mm lower than standard)

*Coil Springs (rate 120N/mm)

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*Use with original top mounts

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***Custom Swift 65mm Springs are also available with special spring adaptors***
***Compatible with NEW Vorshlag M3 camber plates***
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      11-02-2012, 01:36 AM   #2
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Is coil spring's rate correct?
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      11-02-2012, 01:40 AM   #3
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Is coil spring's rate correct?
There is not one correct spring rate, depends on what you are doing with the car the spring rates can vary. This is a great spring rate for street use and light track days.
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      11-02-2012, 02:33 AM   #4
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Is the spring rate the same front and rear?!
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Is the spring rate the same front and rear?!
No, it's not. It's 60N/mm and 120N/mm respectively for front and rear.
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Those spring rates sound like they will be very nice and comfy!

So they are a providing a linear spring rate that is still compatible with the stock front mounts?

Great to see an update on this.
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      11-02-2012, 03:05 PM   #7
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I had Ohlins DFV on my Evo before. Absolutely the most comfortable and best handling set up I have ever had. You feel everything on the road yet it rides smoothly like no other suspension.

I wish I could afford these for the M3. They will undoubtedly be more expensive because of BMW and M tax.
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      11-02-2012, 09:16 PM   #9
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Those spring rates sound like they will be very nice and comfy!

So they are a providing a linear spring rate that is still compatible with the stock front mounts?

Great to see an update on this.
Yes, rates are still linear.

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Got prices yet?
Prices will likely to release in a couple of months.

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I had Ohlins DFV on my Evo before. Absolutely the most comfortable and best handling set up I have ever had. You feel everything on the road yet it rides smoothly like no other suspension.

I wish I could afford these for the M3. They will undoubtedly be more expensive because of BMW and M tax.
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New springs had to developed for the E9x M3(OE spring profile spring), adapter sleeves and EDC emulator. All of the above add to the cost of the kit.

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      11-03-2012, 02:45 AM   #10
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No, it's not. It's 60N/mm and 120N/mm respectively for front and rear.

My bad, I skimmed through the post a little too fast
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      11-03-2012, 05:23 AM   #11
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Interesting spring rate combo - ~345 lbf/in F, ~685 lbf/in R. F rate appears to be very conservative even for a street setup, especially if lowered 20 mm. The Ohlins DFV F spring rate for the R56 Mini Cooper S is 400 lbf/in F!

Also, these F-R rates are very similar to the rates that came with a different e9x M3 high-end setup that most owners on ths forum had issues with, especially when used on the track with a 0.75"+ drop.

Please don't read this post the wrong way - the Ohlins DFV dampers are awesome - but these rates seem way too soft for a street, or dual-purpose, setup on the e9x M3. Also, glad to see another great suspension option almost on the market for the M3
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      11-05-2012, 02:03 PM   #12
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Also, these F-R rates are very similar to the rates that came with a different e9x M3 high-end setup that most owners on ths forum had issues with, especially when used on the track with a 0.75"+ drop.
That will all depend on what this other high-end set-up really is.
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Interesting spring rate combo - ~345 lbf/in F, ~685 lbf/in R. F rate appears to be very conservative even for a street setup, especially if lowered 20 mm. The Ohlins DFV F spring rate for the R56 Mini Cooper S is 400 lbf/in F!
weight distribution is 63/37 on a mini, might have something to do with it
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weight distribution is 63/37 on a mini, might have something to do with it
The wheel rate of the R56 Mini kit also is similar to the e9x M3 rear wheel rate - I don't know the rear motion ratio of the R56 Mini because it's a coilover rear. Also, the Mini weighs ~800-900 lb fewer than the e9x M3 with a much shorter wheelbase.

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That will all depend on what this other high-end set-up really is.
I didn't want to list the name of the other damper but it's a DA damper made by a direct race competitor of Ohlins. Having used 380/620, 600/800, 400/600, 400/672, and 500/800 rates on the e92 M3 with Moton, TCK, and JRZ dampers I still strongly believe ~350/~685 is a street-biased setup even on the Ohlins DFV. Just like on the Mini kit if you want to swap rates you have to buy four additional springs...
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I didn't want to list the name of the other damper but it's a DA damper made by a direct race competitor of Ohlins. Having used 380/620, 600/800, 400/600, 400/672, and 500/800 rates on the e92 M3 with Moton, TCK, and JRZ dampers I still strongly believe ~350/~685 is a street-biased setup even on the Ohlins DFV. Just like on the Mini kit if you want to swap rates you have to buy four additional springs...
After all it is a Road & Track kit, not their Motorsport or PSI Raceline kit. 6kg and 12kg springs will be fine for a street cars that sees a few track days a year.
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After all it is a Road & Track kit, not their Motorsport or PSI Raceline kit. 6kg and 12kg springs will be fine for a street cars that sees a few track days a year.
I know it's a R&T kit and I my R56 kit so I have nothing against this kit! Sorry if my post came across that way
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I know it's a R&T kit and I my R56 kit so I have nothing against this kit! Sorry if my post came across that way
On the 135/335 kit about 50% of the people upgrade their springs to Swift and the other 50% love the kit out of the box, it may just come down to what the preference of each driver.
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On the 135/335 kit about 50% of the people upgrade their springs to Swift and the other 50% love the kit out of the box, it may just come down to what the preference of each driver.
Sounds good. Knowing how well the R&T kit performs on my R56 as well as the wide range of rebound damping adjustment, the R&T e9x kit should be awesome on the street and very capable of handling much higher rates for people that want to more frequently track their car
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When will this be available? Looks v good...
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Ohlins R&T is awaiting the release of the EDC module, then two separate kits will be released, one for non-EDC cars(1M included) and one for EDC.

We are looking at a month or two from now.
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E9x M3 Ohlins R&T Price Released!

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