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Old 05-01-2012, 01:05 PM   #1
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i just had tires mounted on the wheels, here's a picture.

what do you guys think? i like how close the tires sit near the edge of the fender and there's no rubbing. its definitely an upgrade to the stock 17's that i had.

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Old 05-01-2012, 01:08 PM   #2
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I don't know about an upgrade but looks alright. The stock 5-spokes that come on the 04+ 325 sports look classy and gives your car a premium feel. Aftermarket tends to look.. aftermarket. Not half bad though. I'd put spacers in the rear.
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:09 PM   #3
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Looks good. A .5 inch (maybe 1 inch) drop in front and rear def wouldn't hurt. But still looks clean..
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:10 PM   #4
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:21 PM   #5
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heres a few more when i was test fitting with one tire mounted. i need to take some proper pictures. i wont be lowering it, any lower will not be good for city driving.
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:58 PM   #6
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The small brakes on a 325 are not made better looking by smaller spokes. I would stick with the EOM or get a big brake kit.
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:14 PM   #7
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what are those, some ACS knockoffs? I like 'em.
Although they do accentuate the rotors/calipers which on your car are stock.
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:23 PM   #8
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next mod its Coil time ! not bad for clean stock look though, besides driving on MA winter roads
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:26 PM   #9
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I think it's time for a ride! Those rims are nice and sport-able. I'd take them over some chromed out wankster rims any day.
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:18 PM   #10
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They would look a lot better with a real center cap
I like them though.
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The small brakes on a 325 are not made better looking by smaller spokes. I would stick with the EOM or get a big brake kit.
honestly i like the small brakes with smaller spokes. makes the wheels look bigger.
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what are those, some ACS knockoffs? I like 'em.
Although they do accentuate the rotors/calipers which on your car are stock.
yup they are acs type iv replicas.
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:40 PM   #13
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looks OK
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Looks good. A .5 inch (maybe 1 inch) drop in front and rear def wouldn't hurt. But still looks clean..
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Old 05-01-2012, 06:53 PM   #15
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heres another side view pic i just took, it's still drizzling outside.

and also a picture of the inside of the car, it's what really attracted me to buy this car.
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:36 PM   #16
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nice those are my fav stock wheels from these models!
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:05 AM   #17
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They would look a lot better with a real center cap
I like them though.
your car looks bad ass the way it sits. what tire/wheel specs you running. how much did you lower your ride?
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:43 AM   #18
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I love the inside.
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:47 AM   #19
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Don't like them. At all.

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Damn looks sharp, good job. Looks fine at it's current ride height, I personally wouldn't lower it anymore.
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