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Quick survey about your lowering modules.

1. Which module are you using?
2. How many miles so far?
3. How low did you go?
4. Any issues thus far?

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1. Cargraphic module.....although if I were in the market today, I'd go with either Cete or TechArt.

2. About 70,000 miles.

3. Minus 35 mm. Suspension setting in A/S low 99% of the time.

4. No issues. Front (Michelin) tires lasted 60,000 miles. Rear tire life unknown......always seem to pick-up a nail before the end of tread life.
 
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Have Cete modules on both our Turbo and GTS. Have 15,000-20,000 miles on each. No unusual tire wear nor other issues.

The beauty of the Cete is that it can be changed on the smartphone app instantly. Find myself changing it often depending on road conditions and my mood.
 

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Installed Cete on my Turbo about 15k miles ago. Same comments as above.
 

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Also have the Cete, and it’s simply wonderful because of the ability to change lheight on your smartphone as you are driving. No other lowering module comes close.

If it’s true the plug and play is no longer available, the original version it’s not that big a deal to install if you are familiar with repinning. If not, should not be difficult to find a garage to do it for you for less than an hours worth of labor. Any Audi or Porsche specialist should definitely be able to do it.

You might have tire wear issues if you lower the car substantially, but I doubt anybody’s going to do that for any extended period of time because it destroys the ride quality.
 

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Not that it matters anymore since they're not making the Cete lowering module, but how low was that module letting you guys go?

And @SoCalS5 , why would you choose the other two you mentioned over the Cargraphic module you have?
 

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Where did you see this is discontinued?
If anything , I see more distributors , new, one close to me now. All modules advertised.
 

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And @SoCalS5 , why would you choose the other two you mentioned over the Cargraphic module you have?
The Cargraphics lowering module has a feature which automatically raises the car to standard ride height above 70 km/h, if I recall correctly. At the time I purchased mine, that feature could easily be bypassed. But not anymore.

More recently, a couple of members received zero customer support when they had an issue with their new Cargraphics module.....and ultimately returned their modules for a refund.
 

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Question for you folks.

I've been considering getting one of these, but haven't been able to figure out with certain, the difference in how they work. I'd like to be able to set and forget, and have the lowering automatically go to -x based on which driving mode I select, or if I hit low mode have it automatically go down -x from stock. I'd rather not have to use an app on the fly for most situations. Is one of these modules better than another in this use case?
 

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I believe they're all "set & forget" in their operation.

The Cete unit, which you can use from your phone, would allow for changing the lowering settings "on the fly", whereas
the other units require turning screws in potentiometers (AKA pots).

Having had a Cargraphic module installed in my Macan in 2017, I can attest to the fact that I've tweaked its settings only
a couple of times since then.

The box intercepts the signals from your ride height selections on the console and "tells" the Macan to lower itself - for
Normal and Low ride heights. My Cargraphic unit came supplied with a switch to enable/disable the module. so disabled
I have the factory ride heights and enabled I have the module's modified ride heights. This module allows for f/r trim
adjustment as well as overall ride height adjustment (2 pots).


Good luck!
 

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@burnsy1, I’m with you on what you’re looking for. I’m leaning on getting the Cete unit but I’m still trying to figure out if the height can still be adjusted from “normal” to “low” when pressing our low mode button on our center consume. Maybe someone that has the Cete module can chime in
 

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I’m lowered on the cargraphic module. Bought it used from ttmacan. Works great. He wired a potentiometer be upfront. with the switch up front I can easily raise the car and adjust the height I want on the fly. lets say on highway i want a bit more comfort

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@burnsy1, I’m with you on what you’re looking for. I’m leaning on getting the Cete unit but I’m still trying to figure out if the height can still be adjusted from “normal” to “low” when pressing our low mode button on our center consume. Maybe someone that has the Cete module can chime in
The lowering button continues to function as it does from the factory, lowering the Macan an additional 10 mm.
 
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OK - there seems to be some confusion among the newer members.

Whatever module you choose, the Normal/Low button in your Macan still functions as it normally would.

The module, if/when engaged will lower your Macan by whatever amount you've set it to in the module. So, when engaged,
if the Macan ride height button is set to Normal the engaged Normal will be Xmm lower. The Low setting will also be that
same Xmm lower - with whatever you've configured the module to be - -10mm, -20mm, etc.

With the lowering module DISengaged, the Macan's ride height button will behave as it did if/when there is/was no module present.
It will be at factory defined/programmed ride heights.

Better?

Wakatta?
 
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