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Old 04-30-2017, 11:27 PM   #19821
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:28 PM   #19822
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the earlier posts in the thread made me run to youtube and see some vids... All I can say is "YES" to this one... The fitment is precision! just close enough to not touch, but still looks flush.

Say what you will about the stance guys, they helped me pay my way through college when I was getting my Architecture degree Much respect due!
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:31 PM   #19823
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thanks for all the positive feedbacks guys...now question. should i redo the wheels MAGNESIUM BLUE or keep it bronze?
Nice wheels!! Leave them bronze for now. More pics please.
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Old 05-12-2017, 03:50 PM   #19824
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Ok I need help.... looking at a set of csl style 18x8.5/9.5. Et 35/33Would like to run 255/35 in the rear on stock ZSP suspension.. will I have any rubbing issues ? And if I lower it 1" with the same tire will there be any issues at all? Appreciate the help, I just need to grab these before they are gone if it's going to work.
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Old 05-12-2017, 04:10 PM   #19825
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Ok I need help.... looking at a set of csl style 18x8.5/9.5. Et 35/33Would like to run 255/35 in the rear on stock ZSP suspension.. will I have any rubbing issues ? And if I lower it 1" with the same tire will there be any issues at all? Appreciate the help, I just need to grab these before they are gone if it's going to work.


You will rub with that offset and size, if lowered. Stock suspension. Not sure. Maybe a little.


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Old 05-22-2017, 08:04 PM   #19826
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That crooked intercooler is driving me up the wall, but it's otherwise primo. Apparently, it's on airlift bellow-over suspension.
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Old 05-23-2017, 01:54 AM   #19827
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Ended up going 18x8/9 et 40/45 with 255/35 and 224/45 perfect fit and can be lowered a good in/ inch and a half.
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Old 05-23-2017, 05:21 PM   #19828
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Niiiiice.

I was looking at 18x9.5 square with 35 offset... by your pics, it looks like it should fit just fine.

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Old 05-24-2017, 08:57 PM   #19829
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Just went to a 255/35 in the rear (previously 235/40). Kept the 10mm spacers. It's a bit close.







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Looks great. How do you like those hankooks? I just got four put on a week ago.

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Old 05-25-2017, 11:56 AM   #19830
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I'm liking them a lot so far! Did an auto-x and really beat on them. I think they perform well for the price. They're supposed to be better in the rain but I haven't really tested that much. Pretty much anything will be better than my last tires in the wet though (NT555).
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:41 PM   #19831
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Old 06-07-2017, 10:41 PM   #19832
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Old 06-08-2017, 06:58 AM   #19833
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Old 06-09-2017, 04:59 PM   #19834
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Old 06-10-2017, 12:24 PM   #19835
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Pics of my static daily taken last summer...

First with 3pc OZ breytons
Front: 17x9,5 ET= somewhere close 0
205/40
Rear: 17x10,5 ET= probably something negative
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Second is a square set of VSP type2
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Both sets are now sold and I do have something even more unique in progress for this year
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Old 06-10-2017, 10:09 PM   #19836
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WOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What work have you done to the rear arches? They look like custom sheet metal work.

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Old 06-10-2017, 10:21 PM   #19837
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Lowest I have had my car I honestly am not a fan of being this low. Looks so amazing to me but destroying this thing living in North Jersey. Got a set of 18in Type 2's gonna raise it a little







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Old 06-10-2017, 10:32 PM   #19838
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Oh man, that is sexy, but like you said, it is brutal on the car, especially in Jersey. I've driven up there and through NYC... not lowered car friendly... i cracked a stock wheel on my Saab truck, up there in October, LOL!

That 330i lower grill always makes a prelift sedan/wagon front end.
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Old 06-10-2017, 10:41 PM   #19839
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Oh man, that is sexy, but like you said, it is brutal on the car, especially in Jersey. I've driven up there and through NYC... not lowered car friendly... i cracked a stock wheel on my Saab truck, up there in October, LOL!

That 330i lower grill always makes a prelift sedan/wagon front end.


Lol yes man i can only take so much it's actually a real 330i swap motor tranny diff brakes and front end... the kicker is that's a facelift hood love the combo! Thanks for the compliment!


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Old 06-13-2017, 05:59 PM   #19840
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