X5 E70 X5 Öhlins 3DM Motorsport suspension kit

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Starting working with Barry on the Öhlins 3DM Motorsport kit for the E70 X5. There are some custom components that need to be made. We spent time today on the spring rater and with factory parts to get measurements and fitment information. We will soon have several "kit" build and go into testing. This should be a big improvement for the X5.
We are setting up two versions of the dampers - with custom springs which lower the X5, and with OE springs. Dampers will be mated to the spring configuration as part of the development work (shock dyno, etc). I'll post some photos when we have the first test sets built. Fingers crossed!

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Any updates to this Filippo?
We put this on pause, as Barry moved from Annandale, VA to Kernersville, NC. Just closed on the new home (with spare garage!) and the business is settling in at its new location. I told him we're not touching this project until everything is smoothed out. Pick back up in a month or so I imagine.
 
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We put this on pause, as Barry moved from Annandale, VA to Kernersville, NC. Just closed on the new home (with spare garage!) and the business is settling in at its new location. I told him we're not touching this project until everything is smoothed out. Pick back up in a month or so I imagine.

Nice. Plan for 4 corner or is it going to be for the cars with rear air.
 

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Perfect. Specifically didn't source a truck with air as it's a pain to maintain long term.
They do require additional maintenance, not just repair. Specifically the desiccant needs to be replaced with reasonable frequency, especially in non-dry climates.

For folks towing, I know they have added bag setups, not even particularly expensive, and have worked well.
 
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