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Old 04-18-2005, 12:04 AM   #21
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Old 04-18-2005, 04:44 AM   #22
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Old 04-18-2005, 10:54 AM   #23
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looks great. i like the black out grill, especially on red...the springs will really pull everything together...can't wait to see it when it's done....
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Old 04-18-2005, 11:02 AM   #24
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Old 04-18-2005, 11:18 AM   #25
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Nice!

Gawd I love those wheels - it's either those or some type42s for mine...

I like chrome, so I'd put the chrome kidneys back on, but strictly personal preference...
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Old 04-24-2005, 04:29 PM   #26
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Just thought I'd throw out some photos of my new wheels and tires (BBS RG-R w/Black Diamond Finish 18"x8.5" and Goodyear F1 GS-D3 225/40 R18). Thanks to everyone who helped answer questions I submitted/PM'd over the past couple of months. All very much appreciated.

Riding a little high now...the wagon goes to the shop this Thursday for ACS springs and Rogue Eng. RSM's.

Let me know what you think of the blackout grill? A friend of mine thinks it didn't look right, since the car has black moldings. Do you think I should go back to chrome kidneys, keeping the black slats? I could do either.

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Here are some pictures after installation of ACS springs (for a 325xit) and Rogue RSM's. The drop was just over 1/2" in back and 1" up front. I wasn't under the impression that the springs would drop it a lot, since they are set to run with stock front struts and rear shocks. Gets me down to 325it stock height or just a little below. Happy with the outcome...definitely less roll in the turns and I haven't noticed any real bounce.

Will post pics of the M-Tech bumper once I get around to having it painted and installed.

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Old 12-25-2012, 06:32 PM   #27
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Just thought I'd throw out some photos of my new wheels and tires (BBS RG-R w/Black Diamond Finish 18"x8.5" and Goodyear F1 GS-D3 225/40 R18). Thanks to everyone who helped answer questions I submitted/PM'd over the past couple of months. All very much appreciated.

Riding a little high now...the wagon goes to the shop this Thursday for ACS springs and Rogue Eng. RSM's.

Let me know what you think of the blackout grill? A friend of mine thinks it didn't look right, since the car has black moldings. Do you think I should go back to chrome kidneys, keeping the black slats? I could do either.

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Yeah… I just bought new sets of rims (tire size 225x45x18 and rim size 18x8.5 offset 40… looking at your car I shouldn't have any problem rubbing correct?? appreciate any advice…thanks!
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:21 PM   #28
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Nice wheels. That drop can't come soon enough though.
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:22 PM   #29
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Reviving a seven year old thread about putting the wrong colored wheel on a TOURING? Perhaps an alloy version of the BBS or an CSL would be beautiful, would have been, could have been. Damn newbie!
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:46 PM   #30
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Nice wheels. That drop can't come soon enough though.
So it won't be a problem rubbing with my new tires and rims size 225x45x18 and 18x8.5 offset 40????

What you think???

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Old 12-25-2012, 08:27 PM   #31
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So it won't be a problem rubbing with my new tires and rims size 225x45x18 and 18x8.5 offset 40????

What you think???

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I'm a wheel newb. I could give you advice, but I wouldn't take it if I were you.
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:09 PM   #32
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