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Old 01-26-2019, 03:48 PM
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Got him lowered today...pic

Finally had the chance to do a wash and install the lowering links...I opted for about an inch of drop and I think it's about right..


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I would say that looks like just about perfect ride height.
nice work
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Nice. Does if lower more when selecting Sport+? What Lowering Links are you using?
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Yes...lowers slightly more...
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Installed PEdalbox today....have not driven yet as roads are wet and I just washed it..
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Was the install pretty easy? I just picked up a new daily GLE63 Coupe as well, and was going to order Ghost Motorsport links. Do you need to do an alignment afterwards? Thank you.

Looks amazing in all black as well.
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Really easy...since I had completed on my ML63 I knew thr procedure...use lift to raise and turn wheel out to access link per front....use pliers..twist link carefully forcefully top then bottom and it will pull off pivot ball...press on new...rear you can slide under and access..I opted for 6mm longer rear and 6mm shorter front (than stock lengths)...
i never aligned the ML but I’m gonna do the GLE next week just cause I hate the factory setup being so aggressive it darts all over..

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Get a PedalBox...period
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Get a PedalBox...period
What is it? Where is it installed? Thanks.
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In addition I had the dealer do an alignment a few weeks ago...I requested they take all the negative camber out of the rear as such setting made the vehicle very dodgy on slippery surfaces doing a lot of darting and what felt like searching for traction in the rear...this adjustment made a noticeable positive difference...not completely gone is the slippery feeling but it's much better ( and there is no more adjustment left)
Lowering causes other issues that some can be addressed and others not...per the dealer as the vehicle uses information from the links to determine the chassis height the headlight alignment can be off after lowering...so this adjustment must be made for proper headlight performance...also the alignment device used at service uses a baseline height to calibrate the car and since this has been changed (after lowering) the standard alignment can no longer be performed....so the tech must "ad lib"
Regardless the resulting adjustment SO FAR seems acceptable as far as ride and control is concerned...time will tell if there is any detrimental tire wire and another note...I currently running on 21" winter Pirelli stock size big 295 rubber...the ride barely tolerable at 40 psi on these winter roads and will certainly be changed to either 19 or 20 inch wheels next year (vehicle came with this rubber,,,not my choice)
So lowering provides a more planted firmer (less suspension travel) feeling and possible performance and imprroved curb appeal (imo) but comes at a cost...nice part is it's easily reversible in 20 minutes to swap out links and a chassis/headlight re-alignment from service
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In addition I had the dealer do an alignment a few weeks ago...I requested they take all the negative camber out of the rear as such setting made the vehicle very dodgy on slippery surfaces doing a lot of darting and what felt like searching for traction in the rear...this adjustment made a noticeable positive difference...not completely gone is the slippery feeling but it's much better ( and there is no more adjustment left)
Lowering causes other issues that some can be addressed and others not...per the dealer as the vehicle uses information from the links to determine the chassis height the headlight alignment can be off after lowering...so this adjustment must be made for proper headlight performance...also the alignment device used at service uses a baseline height to calibrate the car and since this has been changed (after lowering) the standard alignment can no longer be performed....so the tech must "ad lib"
Regardless the resulting adjustment SO FAR seems acceptable as far as ride and control is concerned...time will tell if there is any detrimental tire wire and another note...I currently running on 21" winter Pirelli stock size big 295 rubber...the ride barely tolerable at 40 psi on these winter roads and will certainly be changed to either 19 or 20 inch wheels next year (vehicle came with this rubber,,,not my choice)
So lowering provides a more planted firmer (less suspension travel) feeling and possible performance and imprroved curb appeal (imo) but comes at a cost...nice part is it's easily reversible in 20 minutes to swap out links and a chassis/headlight re-alignment from service

Re "no rear adjustment left". We saw the need and manufacture rear adjustment kit that doubles the existing adjustment range of both Camber and Toe.
(replacing the 4 rear highest wearing suspension bushings at the same time).

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For the front suspension there is no OEM Camber or Caster - only Toe directional adjustment.

Similar front kit manufactured also replaces the 4 (expensive OEM) highest wearing bushings. Provision of front Camber and Caster allowing to adjust tire contact angles. Catering for conditions encountered in day to day commuting - high cambered roads, fitting wide profile tires, wheels, altered height through load carrying or lowering. With ongoing adjustment capability for curb knock damage.

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