BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
OneEighty
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-25-2011, 08:02 PM   #1
workpermit
Enlisted Member
2

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: London


Posts: 36
iTrader: (0)

Headlight level out after drop?

I'm hoping somebody else may have experienced this, but I've not seen anyone mention it before.

Last week I had some Eibach Pros fitted to my E92 M3 and ever since I've had people flashing me, or shielding their eyes coming the other way!

Now I can't for the life of me figure out WHY a modest drop in ride height would raise the light level significantly, but after seeing people do this I've noticed I'm lighting up street signs way up high, so something definitely must be out of whack.

It's just all a bit co-incidental that after a year of ownership, this is the first time I'm noticing the problem (which is now getting consistent flashes from other motorists), but could it really be linked to the drop...?!

Just doesn't make any sense to me!
Appreciate 0
      02-25-2011, 08:14 PM   #2
KASM3
Second Lieutenant
22

 
Drives: 2011 M3
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: NC


Posts: 250
iTrader: (0)

there was a post about this not too long ago. There is a plug that needs to be put back a certain way and if it isnt the mechanism that monitors the headlights doesnt activate. I dont remember the particulars but I am sure someone can chime in. I believe it was a DIY post for springs.
Appreciate 0
      02-25-2011, 08:21 PM   #3
J08M3
Major General
United_States
189

 
J08M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 M3 COUPE
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NEW YORK


Posts: 6,012
iTrader: (8)

There is a lever that needs to face the right direction. It's on the back wheels and when you drop the suspension down it flips to the wrong side on it's own. Search you'll find a thread with pics how to fix it. Takes five minutes to do yourself
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-25-2011, 08:28 PM   #4
workpermit
Enlisted Member
2

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: London


Posts: 36
iTrader: (0)

Thanks chaps!

I'd never have guessed that myself!

At least I now know that I'm not going insane thinking there was a link between the two!
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST