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Old 08-08-2006, 10:24 PM   #81
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^ you better not be talkin about the coils....

edit: page 5 for you ryan and yes i understand the excitement
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Old 08-08-2006, 10:36 PM   #82
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^ you better not be talkin about the coils....





I haven't even heard back from him....
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Old 08-08-2006, 10:43 PM   #83
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Bombguy....don't the wheels and tires technically count as your first "mod"?
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Old 08-08-2006, 10:49 PM   #84
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I haven't even heard back from him....

come on lemme get them, its my birthday tomorrow!
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Old 08-08-2006, 10:53 PM   #85
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Bombguy....don't the wheels and tires technically count as your first "mod"?

I actually don't even have those on there anymore...those were gone within 2 days of buying my car. I just have the stockers on there because I hated the TSW's...I gave them back to the dealer and saved money on my loan too!! So I'm mod free, minus my stereo!!

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come on lemme get them, its my birthday tomorrow!
Bro, as far as I'm concerned they're yours. If I don't hear back from the guy by tomorrow then I'm ordering springs, so I can install by next week.
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Old 08-08-2006, 11:12 PM   #86
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Coilovers FTMFW!! Be cool like me!! ...................

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Old 08-08-2006, 11:18 PM   #87
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[QUOTE=bombguy]I hated the TSW's...

Nice....you should get them out of your sig too! I never thought "fat spoked" 5 spokes looked good on a Bimmer.
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hey shut up! ^^ I never liked ambers on a bimmer either
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Oops!!!...Sorry about that..I should say...some are better than others..:-)

For what it's worth...I got rid of the ambers already, just got to come up with a new sig
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Hey fellow Xi drivers...quick question.

out of the guys that have posted, what size rims are most of you running?
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i'm running 18X8.5 all around (you don't want staggard cause were AWD) and by the way I talked with the dude and the coilovers are minee ryan soon it will be time for the true xi photoshoot with my coils and sheef's sound setup
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Old 08-09-2006, 11:31 PM   #92
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Hey fellow Xi drivers...quick question.

out of the guys that have posted, what size rims are most of you running?
19x8.5 all around wrapped in 225/35-19

And about running staggered, there's a whole huge thread about it in the general forum, I don't know if they've reached a consensus, but I've read that we can run slightly staggered rims and that it even came factory on some xi's with the sport package.

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i'm running 18X8.5 all around (you don't want staggard cause were AWD) and by the way I talked with the dude and the coilovers are minee ryan soon it will be time for the true xi photoshoot with my coils and sheef's sound setup
YESSS the xi's are stepping it up!!!!!!!!

We should start like an xi club or something. That'd be hot
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Running 19's all around with 235/35/19's....
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I've got my Pred. Chromiums and H&R Sport Springs on the way!!

Just tryin' to decide on wheels now...jus tyng to figure out how I'm gonna pay for them.

My fellow Xi brethren, what do you think of these choices:





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Ooo I like the first ones a lot, and that finish would look sweet on your xi
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I'm more prone to go with the first one too. Worst part about it is that a local store in town here has 18's in stock...otherwise the 19's are on back order for 3 weeks. That's the reason I was posting about 18's or 19's.
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I agree.....the first ones are hot! Looks like they'll give you fatty lip too! Will look awesome with your drop.

As for size....keep in mind the types of roads you have in Utah. If there too rough....you might want to stick with 18's. I don't know how Ryan runs those 19's in Jersey?! (I would have "F'd" mine up in Bergen County!)
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I'm more prone to go with the first one too. Worst part about it is that a local store in town here has 18's in stock...otherwise the 19's are on back order for 3 weeks. That's the reason I was posting about 18's or 19's.
yo man in one of the pm's you sent me you said how you didn't want a rough ride, trust me I just ran on sport springs and 18's and it was pretty harsh, I would not reccomend going to 19's unless you replace the shocks as well...just lookin out for ya

edit: sorry didn't remember you were from utah.. how are the roads? literally i drive to avoid any anamoly otherwise there is quite the JOLT.
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YESSS the xi's are stepping it up!!!!!!!!

We should start like an xi club or something. That'd be hot
and we could name it Technic Evolution or something (basically playing up the fact we are better than all RWD's and have evolved to the high life, where we can drive our cars all year round)
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edit: sorry didn't remember you were from utah.. how are the roads? literally i drive to avoid any anamoly otherwise there is quite the JOLT.
The roads here are decent. They usually re pave the main roads about every 3 years here...so they stay pretty smooth. The freeways are way smooth too.
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