BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

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


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Suspension | Brakes | Chassis
 
EXXEL Distributions
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-11-2019, 12:13 PM   #155
Montaver
Lieutenant
Montaver's Avatar
392
Rep
431
Posts

Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: NY

iTrader: (0)

I was browsing for alternatives the other day, the F80 guys can get the KW DDC which is based on the V3 and reviews very positively from the posts I have read. Looks like it's also available for the e9x platform but I haven't see any reviews anywhere. The f8x version is compatible with the existing EDC button, based on the product description the e9x version isn't compatible with the existing button which has maybe put people off (that and the price). Having multiple options through an App does sound interesting though...

https://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-3...table/?pdk=AQE

Edit - heres the only DDC review I could find for the e9x platform

https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1328497

Last edited by Montaver; 03-11-2019 at 12:19 PM.
Appreciate 0
      03-11-2019, 09:19 PM   #156
6ixSpd
Save the manuals!
6ixSpd's Avatar
Canada
3337
Rep
4,963
Posts

Drives: '12 M3 6MT, '09 328i 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: 416

iTrader: (1)

The B16 has also shot up in price to $3200 USD without any ETA, lol.
__________________
'12 M3 6MT Alpine White + Fox Red Extended | '09 328i 6MT Space Gray + Saddle Brown

Appreciate 0
      03-12-2019, 07:52 AM   #157
SYT_Shadow
///M Powered for Life
SYT_Shadow's Avatar
United_States
2818
Rep
4,640
Posts

Drives: E90M, E92M, X5, Mini Cooper S
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Greenwich, CT

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 6ixSpd View Post
The B16 has also shot up in price to $3200 USD without any ETA, lol.
do you remember how much it was originally?

It's very interesting to have an option -albeit vaporware- that has spring rates like the KW CS but allows us to retain EDC
Appreciate 0
      03-12-2019, 09:11 AM   #158
///IVI III
First Lieutenant
///IVI III's Avatar
303
Rep
337
Posts

Drives: M3 E92
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Australia

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 BMW M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by SYT_Shadow View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6ixSpd View Post
The B16 has also shot up in price to $3200 USD without any ETA, lol.
do you remember how much it was originally?

It's very interesting to have an option -albeit vaporware- that has spring rates like the KW CS but allows us to retain EDC
The price for these when I purchased in 2016 was $3,027 USD.
Appreciate 1
SYT_Shadow2817.50

      03-12-2019, 07:01 PM   #159
WildFocus
Private First Class
WildFocus's Avatar
United_States
35
Rep
165
Posts

Drives: 2011 E90 M3 6MT CZP
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: New York City

iTrader: (1)

I would totally buy it if it was EDC compatible. But running all those wires, then having to use the app every time is not what I want the feature for. I love being able to press the M button on the steering wheel and in a second the car is ready to go, and then again back to street mode. Still a cool option if Bilstein was to give up and just discontinue this item instead of leaving us with blue balls

Quote:
Originally Posted by Montaver View Post
I was browsing for alternatives the other day, the F80 guys can get the KW DDC which is based on the V3 and reviews very positively from the posts I have read. Looks like it's also available for the e9x platform but I haven't see any reviews anywhere. The f8x version is compatible with the existing EDC button, based on the product description the e9x version isn't compatible with the existing button which has maybe put people off (that and the price). Having multiple options through an App does sound interesting though...

https://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-3...table/?pdk=AQE

Edit - heres the only DDC review I could find for the e9x platform

https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1328497
Appreciate 0
      03-12-2019, 09:28 PM   #160
6ixSpd
Save the manuals!
6ixSpd's Avatar
Canada
3337
Rep
4,963
Posts

Drives: '12 M3 6MT, '09 328i 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: 416

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SYT_Shadow View Post
do you remember how much it was originally?

It's very interesting to have an option -albeit vaporware- that has spring rates like the KW CS but allows us to retain EDC
They were approx. $2500-2700 from ECS in 2017 from what I recall.

Quote:
Originally Posted by WildFocus View Post
I would totally buy it if it was EDC compatible. But running all those wires, then having to use the app every time is not what I want the feature for. I love being able to press the M button on the steering wheel and in a second the car is ready to go, and then again back to street mode. Still a cool option if Bilstein was to give up and just discontinue this item instead of leaving us with blue balls
+1.

As for the blue balls - I've had email notifications for stock updates on this pixiedust shit from ECS Tuning since 2016. Two years and counting...
__________________
'12 M3 6MT Alpine White + Fox Red Extended | '09 328i 6MT Space Gray + Saddle Brown

Appreciate 1
SYT_Shadow2817.50

      03-13-2019, 11:55 PM   #161
6ixSpd
Save the manuals!
6ixSpd's Avatar
Canada
3337
Rep
4,963
Posts

Drives: '12 M3 6MT, '09 328i 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: 416

iTrader: (1)

As per my latest inquiry to a UK distributor:

"Hi

We are still expecting stock to arrive for these shocks.
We have enquired with BILSTEIN at the factory and they are overdue at the moment.
The aftermarket supply has been postponed until mid May for some reason that has not been disclosed to us.
Our listings go live automatically according to delivery schedules.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
Please enquire with us mid May (13th-17th of May) as it should be available then.
BILSTEIN has advised that they will not be available anywhere in the world until then.
Apologies for any inconvenience."

I won't hold my breath though lol
__________________
'12 M3 6MT Alpine White + Fox Red Extended | '09 328i 6MT Space Gray + Saddle Brown


Last edited by 6ixSpd; 03-14-2019 at 10:43 PM. Reason: sp
Appreciate 0
      03-14-2019, 09:11 PM   #162
derbo
Keeper of Blinky Lights
derbo's Avatar
United_States
694
Rep
711
Posts

Drives: Beluga Whale
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Bay Area, CA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3  [0.00]
This is crazy..
__________________
-Derek
IG: @ruhrohz_m3
E90 OEM+| MCS 2WNR | BBS GT4
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2019, 08:04 AM   #163
SYT_Shadow
///M Powered for Life
SYT_Shadow's Avatar
United_States
2818
Rep
4,640
Posts

Drives: E90M, E92M, X5, Mini Cooper S
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Greenwich, CT

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by WildFocus View Post
I would totally buy it if it was EDC compatible. But running all those wires, then having to use the app every time is not what I want the feature for. I love being able to press the M button on the steering wheel and in a second the car is ready to go, and then again back to street mode. Still a cool option if Bilstein was to give up and just discontinue this item instead of leaving us with blue balls
And besides all that, I don't want a KW suspension either... greatly prefer the Bilsteins
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2019, 10:55 AM   #164
Grayblack
Captain
Grayblack's Avatar
134
Rep
934
Posts

Drives: F80 M3CS - E92 M3 LRP
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Orange County, CA

iTrader: (8)

I can't believe this is still going on. It's a shame because it is such a great product. Outside of the supply issues I'd still highly recommend the Bilstein's.
Appreciate 0
      Today, 01:37 PM   #165
6ixSpd
Save the manuals!
6ixSpd's Avatar
Canada
3337
Rep
4,963
Posts

Drives: '12 M3 6MT, '09 328i 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: 416

iTrader: (1)

Lmao. Pushed to June 5 now.

I wonder how many members have conceived and had children in the amount of time this pixie dust BS product has been supposedly "backordered."
__________________
'12 M3 6MT Alpine White + Fox Red Extended | '09 328i 6MT Space Gray + Saddle Brown

Appreciate 1
SYT_Shadow2817.50

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 05:37 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, 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