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      04-09-2012, 10:18 PM   #1
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KW vs RDS vs ACS

I am currently in a 550 w/ edc. Shopping options for suspension. I have gotten many recs for each. My first priority is ride quality. I know the prices for the kw, acs, and rds are significantly different. But want opinions on quality relative to value. Any takers on this topic?
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Just came in this evening! So I will let you know if it's worth the money after I install it this weekend.

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Dammmmn!! Xmas came early!! Rocky, well done sir!!
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I am currently in a 550 w/ edc. Shopping options for suspension. I have gotten many recs for each. My first priority is ride quality. I know the prices for the kw, acs, and rds are significantly different. But want opinions on quality relative to value. Any takers on this topic?
You already got my input!! Do it Will!! Def worth it!!
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Just came in this evening! So I will let you know if it's worth the money after I install it this weekend.

Good stuff rocky!! Congrats! Which version did you go with?
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      04-10-2012, 12:01 AM   #6
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Took your advice and went with V1.
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Took your advice and went with V1.
You'll love them! I still haven't touched the dampening... The out of the box settings are perfect!
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      04-10-2012, 01:16 AM   #8
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You already got my input!! Do it Will!! Def worth it!!

Ok fine... Hydraulic it is
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      04-17-2012, 06:20 PM   #9
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Hi! is it true that if you use the KW V3 with EDC on F 10 535Li the sport and comfort mode button won't work anymore?
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      04-17-2012, 06:46 PM   #10
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Hi! is it true that if you use the KW V3 with EDC on F 10 535Li the sport and comfort mode button won't work anymore?
Yes.
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Hi! is it true that if you use the KW V3 with EDC on F 10 535Li the sport and comfort mode button won't work anymore?
if u get the KW delete, it will work!
i believe a few members jaekeem and luigi master have the delete and their sport and sport plus still works.
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      04-17-2012, 08:26 PM   #12
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if u get the KW delete, it will work!
i believe a few members jaekeem and luigi master have the delete and their sport and sport plus still works.
I thought just the errors on the dash was fixed, not the adjustment damping that comes from the comfort to sport settings.
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      04-18-2012, 12:03 AM   #13
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i think that the edc delete only affect the suspension and dampening and not the drivetrain or throttle response. Ill find out more info and get back to you.
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I am waiting to get my V1 installed with EDC delete, I understand with the fix the sport mode should still work that is why I got it
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hi,what do you guys mean KW EDC delete?i'm so worried because i alreeady ordered for the KW V3 and i'm afraid the Sport and comfort mode beside the Automatic shift gear won't work after installing ...
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hi,what do you guys mean KW EDC delete?i'm so worried because i alreeady ordered for the KW V3 and i'm afraid the Sport and comfort mode beside the Automatic shift gear won't work after installing ...
You will lose the dampening control when you install your KW coilovers.
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      05-04-2012, 07:50 PM   #17
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Oh,sigh.....
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      06-10-2012, 06:06 PM   #18
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KW?

I have a new F10 528i, is there a KW setup that will allow me to keep my sport mode, comfort + and Econ modes? The last thing I want is to have a dashboard full of lights on a new car..

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If you get the edc delete module you will have no error lights. However your edc will be disabled. Ride quality on KW's are superior and very close to a stock feeling (a bit stiffer).
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