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Old 01-22-2013, 08:57 AM   #81
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Wow! That looks perfect!
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:13 PM   #82
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  • Fender rolling, and additional negative camber are not needed. Wheel spacers may be needed depending on ride height due to progressive V-shaped springs that Bilstein coilovers utilizes (KW also utilizes the same type of springs)
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:20 AM   #83
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Anybody ever used these on a vert? Haven't seen one yet..
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:29 AM   #84
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This one was really nice. It's a vert, but with a hardtop.




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Old 02-06-2013, 05:05 PM   #85
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:06 PM   #86
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:59 AM   #87
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Looks awesome jdny516, thanks for sharing! Do you have camber plates for the slight camber, or is it with OEM mounts?
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:02 PM   #88
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Slight camber up front but using OEM mounts. Guys @ RRT did a fantastic job. I have better pictures I can upload later on.

*UPDATE* - few more photos
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Old 07-18-2013, 04:28 PM   #89
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I just got mine on the car. I decided to go with a square setup.

18x9, ET42 Hyper Silver
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Man, the original wheels were corrosion-welded onto the hubs. It took some serious tire-kicking to free them up!

No rubbing whatsoever at stock ride height, but in the next couple of days I'm going with H&R lowering springs and Bilstein Sports. I plan on maybe -1.5 degrees camber all around. Looks like no fender rolling will be needed, but I'll do it if I have to.

Car looks a little ridiculous right now with these wheels at stock ride height, but I'll post before/after pictures when I get the suspension done.
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Can't wait to see the pics
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:42 PM   #91
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One more thing I forgot to post...with these wheels coming in at only 18.6 lb. apiece, the total weight per corner (wheel + tire) increases less than 2 lb. from the stock setup, 205/55-16s on the 16x7 factory alloys. That's awesome! The last thing I want to do is ruin the E46's nimble feel with heavy stupid wheels.
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Old 07-24-2013, 09:51 PM   #92
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Looking good brotha!

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Old 07-25-2013, 06:55 AM   #94
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I might next time I take off the wheels. Have to do the rear rotors/pads soon.
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Sure! I love the look, and I've gotten some nice compliments from co-workers.
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