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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 03-08-2013, 11:28 AM   #1
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yes you can XI owners

04 xi lowered sport line springs staggered wheels tires 275/35/18 rear 245/40/18 front one rev per mile difference 18.9.5 rear 18.8.5 front rolled lips rear Mtech bumper splitters carbon fiber roof 5 speed !6k miles since mods serviced all cv axles fine angle did move boots more in front so no rubbing together daily driver....run a speed shop so do your homework and make your car the way you want it it can be done. I got on here and got bashed first time not everyone on here is a dumbass use you head. sorry for the rant...post pic in a bit.
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:09 PM   #2
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:16 PM   #3
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:24 PM   #4
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Looks like 3M DiNoc carbon fiber vinyl
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:31 PM   #5
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:41 PM   #6
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04 xi lowered sport line springs staggered wheels tires 275/35/18 rear 245/40/18 front one rev per mile difference 18.9.5 rear 18.8.5 front rolled lips rear Mtech bumper splitters carbon fiber roof 5 speed !6k miles since mods serviced all cv axles fine angle did move boots more in front so no rubbing together daily driver....run a speed shop so do your homework and make your car the way you want it it can be done. I got on here and got bashed first time not everyone on here is a dumbass use you head. sorry for the rant...post pic in a bit.
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:34 PM   #7
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Carbon roof huh?
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:34 PM   #8
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So Xi owners can run staggered tires and lowering suspension parts and not implode their drive train??????

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Old 03-08-2013, 01:47 PM   #9
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So Xi owners can run staggered tires and lowering suspension parts and not implode their drive train??????

GASP!
yep amazing aint it lol long as the tires are same rolling diameter within a percentage

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Old 03-08-2013, 02:07 PM   #10
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wrap incase you are one of those folks
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:26 PM   #11
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your ride looks awesome bud
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:40 PM   #12
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:27 PM   #13
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:18 PM   #14
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yep amazing aint it lol long as the tires are same rolling diameter within a percentage
And whats that percentage ??
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:18 PM   #15
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:13 AM   #16
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And whats that percentage ??
stay within 3 revs per mile I went with 1 rev per mile to be safe some of the northern cars and x series are more the that from the factory
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:07 AM   #17
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I like the roof, how did you deal with the moon roof? I don't see any evidence of it. Right now mine is sealed shut because it's broken and I think the CF would look good against the Stahlgrau.
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Old 03-09-2013, 12:53 PM   #18
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mine is a slick roof
I guess that answers that.
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Old 03-09-2013, 06:02 PM   #20
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stay within 3 revs per mile I went with 1 rev per mile to be safe some of the northern cars and x series are more the that from the factory
How do you determine revs? Sorry if this is a dumb question or not. I have staggered wheel set from my other e46 and wanted to put them on the xi... They are within about 5mm of each other when calculating side wall diameters.

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