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Old 01-18-2003, 04:21 PM   #1
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Any way to stiffen steering?

All, I have an 02 M3 and I dont like the fact that it takes no force whatsoever to turn the wheel.... especially at high speeds. Is there any way that I can subtract some of the assist to the power steering system? Maybe underdrive the PS pump?

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Old 01-18-2003, 04:36 PM   #2
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If you ever find out a way to stiffen the steering, let me know. Every time I jerk the wheel if I sneeze or something, I'm afraid I'll run off the freakin' road
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Old 01-18-2003, 04:50 PM   #3
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My steering seemed to stiffen to a more acceptable resistance when I slammed it. I dont think they offer retrofit for our cars.
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Old 01-18-2003, 05:01 PM   #4
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My steering seemed to stiffen to a more acceptable resistance when I slammed it. I dont think they offer retrofit for our cars.
yep, i just got the eibach pro-kit installed and the steering does feel tighter.
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Old 01-18-2003, 06:22 PM   #5
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stiffen steering

i think my car's steering is too light as well but when i tried my friends m3 . His was totally different. Then he totalled his car and got another m3. That one was too light as well. I went up to the service rep and asked him about this and he said the steering was fine. I think it has to do with bmw manufacturing consistency
I have tried drving at least 5 e46 m3 including my own and some are light while others are heavy as they should be.
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