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Default MFactory Suspension - 10-02-2016, 10:55 PM

UPDATE further down in comments


This is my initial review of the MFactory Suspension. First i will like to say the customer service over at MFactory is just flat out phenomenal. Will definitely make further purchases from them because of that, and as you will see their products are topnotch.

First experience is MFactory wanted to know what i do with the car(drag, street,track ext.) I told them its a daily driver/drag car so they sent me springs and shocks that best fit my needs.

The install. Everything just slipped right in and bolted on like it came straight from the factory. Also there's no speaking or weird noises coming from the suspension. During the install i noticed the car sat way to low for me and my setup. so i contacted MFactory and they sent me longer springs and adjustment screws no problem and they shipped out fast. Installed the new parts and now the car sits perfect.

These are by far the best coilovers I've seen for this car. The adjustments for this setup isn't to much to where you are overwhelmed but just enough where you can dial everything to your liking.

The only thing is that i had to cut the top sway brace for the coilover studs/damper adjuster. but the damping adjustments are very convenient as you can just leave them installed and adjust them on the fly why you are at the track.

I'm still in the process of dialing everything in now but so far i have 0 complaints as the same for my BMW mechanic who helped me install these. He was also impressed on how well built these where.



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The hole cut out for the dampening adjuster/stud



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Default 10-03-2016, 09:54 AM

Looking good

Please do keep us updated on how you get on once they are dialed in!


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Default 10-03-2016, 01:54 PM

isn't the rear in upside-down?


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Default 10-03-2016, 02:10 PM

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isn't the rear in upside-down?
No per MFactory the rears are to be install inverted


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Default 10-03-2016, 02:56 PM

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isn't the rear in upside-down?
i was thinking the same thing. i hope i still have the rear cups for mine. did they come with thrust sheets? i figure we wont see the second round until november. at that point i might hold off over the winter to install.
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Default 10-03-2016, 03:34 PM

Can you keep your stock ride height with these springs?
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Default 10-03-2016, 04:38 PM

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No per MFactory the rears are to be install inverted

Then the boots should not be there. Only going to collect debris and beat up on the seals.


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Default 10-03-2016, 05:17 PM

This won't be an issue when we've finished our neoprene damper covers (we will ship these to all 1st/2nd rounder testers when they are ready)


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Default 10-03-2016, 06:10 PM

I'm in on the 2nd round and can hardly wait to get my hands on them.


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Default 10-03-2016, 07:28 PM

I'm not down with the strut brace abuse...

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Default 10-03-2016, 07:28 PM

I'm not down with the strut brace abuse...

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Default 10-04-2016, 12:45 AM

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I'm not down with the strut brace abuse...

ianc
It's only a temp fix till MFactory comes out with a better brace, didn't mind since I was going to upgrade latter


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Default 10-04-2016, 12:46 AM

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Can you keep your stock ride height with these springs?
Yes I managed to get close to stock height, they worked with me getting the right length springs and height adjusters


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Default 10-04-2016, 08:44 AM

Or you can just get M3 brace or mod your stock ones to be like the 1M brace... The stock ones are really flimsy and cheap to replace anyway, drilling a hole in them won't do much in terms of structural integrity...


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Default 10-04-2016, 10:19 AM

Is there a page with more info about these? Really wanting coilovers but I can't go any lower than stock with fatter rear tires


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Default 10-04-2016, 10:23 AM

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Is there a page with more info about these? Really wanting coilovers but I can't go any lower than stock with fatter rear tires
http://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38578


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Default 10-04-2016, 12:59 PM

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Or you can just get M3 brace or mod your stock ones to be like the 1M brace... The stock ones are really flimsy and cheap to replace anyway, drilling a hole in them won't do much in terms of structural integrity...
Exactly, the stock ones aren't the best. It's just to get me by for now. Was going to get m3 ones but the price was way to much plus if I wait long enough hopefully MFactory will release theirs


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Default 10-04-2016, 03:17 PM

I'll wait for MFactory to address the boot and the cross brace issue, should be more of direct bolt on without having to drill holes or flip shocks IMO.


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You don't have to drill the cross brace I did it just so I can leave the damper adjusters in.


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Default 10-04-2016, 06:03 PM

Hey guys,

1) For the strut brace, this applies to any adjustable damper/coilover, not just ours. As mentioned, the 335i brace doesn't really do much in terms of structural rigidity, so is no problem doing the modification. Alternatively, you can upgrade to the M3 brace
2) We made the rear damper fitment so that you have to install it inverted by choice; this was not a mistake and does not need to be fixed. There is no boot issue (as mentioned, we will be offering all users our neoprene shock covers once they are ready)


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Default 10-04-2016, 07:48 PM

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You don't have to drill the cross brace I did it just so I can leave the damper adjusters in.
Do you have a picture of the car's stance?
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Do you have a picture of the car's stance?
Not at the moment no, but I will post one up this week


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Default 11-06-2016, 11:08 PM

UPDATE finally got the height dialed in and have been driving on the suspension for awhile and i must say these are perfect, fronts you can adjust the spring by just taking the tire off as for the rear I had to take them out to adjust. The only problem i found is if the adjuster is too low and you're running a 245 tire in in the front then you will need wheel spacers for clearance. i'm still tinkering with the damping to smooth the ride out. All in all these things are amazing and i have yet to have a issue with them except the minor ones stated above. the car is mainly setup for drag but with this suspension i can dive into corners as if it was ment for the track as well.

Here is a pic of the ride height


The rear and i have 0 rubbing issues


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Default 11-07-2016, 09:25 AM

Thanks for posting up the images

Yeah, because the rear is an independent strut/spring setup, it's slightly more hassle to adjust the spring height as the strut is fixed on the arm.


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Default 11-09-2016, 12:45 PM

Mfactory,

Is there a timeline for the neoprene covers to be completed and sent out?
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