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Old 08-10-2006, 11:22 AM   #101
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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.

well then go with the 19's they look so much better!
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Old 08-10-2006, 11:48 AM   #102
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Old 08-10-2006, 12:10 PM   #103
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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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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)
Hahahaha I think we'll have to work on a name

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WOO 19's FTW
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Old 08-10-2006, 01:28 PM   #104
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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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Old 08-10-2006, 02:22 PM   #105
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Do you have spacers on your CH's?
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Old 08-10-2006, 04:07 PM   #106
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Do you have spacers on your CH's?
Nope

btw they're ck's
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Old 08-11-2006, 01:17 AM   #107
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Old 08-11-2006, 02:04 AM   #108
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can someone photoshop a m3 bumper on my car?? and also a drop?

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Old 08-12-2006, 01:54 AM   #110
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PM gottalovethexi he will do it in about 5 minutes....he lovesss photoshop and xi's.....maybe a litte tooo much
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Old 08-12-2006, 01:57 AM   #111
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well he will see my post since he's that obsessed with xi's.
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PM gottalovethexi he will do it in about 5 minutes....he lovesss photoshop and xi's.....maybe a litte tooo much


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well he will see my post since he's that obsessed with xi's.
Hahah Ok I'm on it
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Old 08-14-2006, 05:14 PM   #114
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hey gottalovethexi, did you ever photoshop it?
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hey gottalovethexi, did you ever photoshop it?
Oh man my bad haha here's a crude pshop, it was had to find a photo that replicated your angle so the bumper looks funny. But there it is with a modest drop:
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Old 08-14-2006, 05:36 PM   #116
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here a better angle of a m3 bumper.

http://bmwm3-m5.tripod.com/BMW-M3-E46-20-Zoll-vorne.jpg
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For those of you still wondering about the suspension, I have a H&R sport kit on my car. While I do like the handling of the car, it does provide a big jolt when I hit bumps and scrape the underbody. It feels that the car rides more on the springs rather than the shocks themselves, which can make for an uncomfortable ride. I am honestly thinking about getting the coilovers as my next purchase. In my opinon, if you want to change the suspension, go all the way.

Since I live in Colorado, the spring kit is going to turn my car into a giant snowplow.
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For those of you still wondering about the suspension, I have a H&R sport kit on my car. While I do like the handling of the car, it does provide a big jolt when I hit bumps and scrape the underbody. It feels that the car rides more on the springs rather than the shocks themselves, which can make for an uncomfortable ride. I am honestly thinking about getting the coilovers as my next purchase. In my opinon, if you want to change the suspension, go all the way.

Since I live in Colorado, the spring kit is going to turn my car into a giant snowplow.
That's my philosophy on suspension also, and if you're wondering as to what coilovers to get, I'd highly recommend KW Variant 1 coilovers. I love mine.
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well i'll comment on the H&R coils hopefully this weekend
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That's my philosophy on suspension also, and if you're wondering as to what coilovers to get, I'd highly recommend KW Variant 1 coilovers.
What are the main differences between H&R and KW? I was looking up KW and saw the price. I've only had experience with H&R and have only heard of KW since I have joined this forum.

Anyone on this forum that could bring some light between the two?
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