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      10-15-2008, 10:08 AM   #1
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Question Regarding M3's height off the ground

Hey Guys,

Quick question, I have a relatively steep driveway that eventually flattens out directly into my garage. Looking at it the other day I was getting a little concerned as to whether or not my M3 would bottom out when trying to pull in. Just from personal judgement in reviewing pics(as I did not get my M3 yet), I think the back end will be ok, but the front end looks a bit low. Do you guys have any trouble with your M3's bottoming out, and/or any recommendations to test without scratching my M3?

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approach at a 45 angle.
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Have ever driven a lowered car? I treat my stock height M as if it's a lowered car.
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Have ever driven a lowered car? I treat my stock height M as if it's a lowered car.
yea i have....ok...i will just take the necessary precautions then.
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one more step

Turn the EDC to full sport... that's what it says in the manual so the body doesn't bend...

I have a crappy steep driveway too and i notice the difference when i have it in full and normal...

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Turn the EDC to full sport... that's what it says in the manual so the body doesn't bend...

I have a crappy steep driveway too and i notice the difference when i have it in full and normal...

Just a thought
def will try that!

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      10-16-2008, 11:52 AM   #7
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Turn the EDC to full sport... that's what it says in the manual so the body doesn't bend...

I have a crappy steep driveway too and i notice the difference when i have it in full and normal...

Just a thought
If you have the M-button setup with Sport, MDM, S5, etc. you can just hit the M button, go up the drive or over a speed bump, then hit it again to go back to normal.
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the m3 is so high dude, you wont have problems. just go in slow.
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