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Old 5th June 2015, 08:48 PM
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just a note gents
it is possible to alter the suspension height on the d4,s if you have the login code for vcds
i wont put the code number up on the forum but anyone interested in doing this
please p.m me and i will reply with code

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Old 6th June 2015, 01:29 AM
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Is it something you had to pay for?

If it is not then it would be nice to share the process of how to do it for future reference so we all may benefit from your findings.
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Old 7th June 2015, 10:50 AM
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its not something i have had to pay for mate
im more than willing to share the info on how to do it
but i have been asked specifically not to post the code online


its not difficult it took me about ten minutes
i have been warned however that 17mm is the maximum you should lower things without causing problems with adaptive cruise and camera calibrations
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Old 7th June 2015, 10:58 AM
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Old 15th June 2015, 05:22 PM
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changed mine back
too many problems

adaptive cruise wont work properly and keeps giving you warning beeps
self levelling headlights and adaptation also doesnt work properly
camera calibrations are wrong
and the be all and end all is it rides like a brick afterwards with just a 17mm drop

in my honest opinion just simply not worth doing
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Old 15th June 2015, 06:30 PM
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Mmmm it's surprising that a 17mm drop made so much of a difference, the Acc I could understand it possibly needing the vertical beam zeroing in again, but the headlights and stuff I would have thought would work Ok

So did you have to do a calibration on suspension taking measurements like on the D3 or is it a different procedure on the newer cars
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Old 16th June 2015, 03:12 PM
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to be honest mate
im not sure what the procedure was for the d3,s so not sure if its same


the procedure appears to be similar to the new a6 may even possibly be the same code
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