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      04-23-2012, 06:24 PM   #23
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CCW's with stretched tires looks really good so for some reason I am not feeling it with these bulkier tires.


In my opinion, a 1er with CCW's needs an aggressive fitment in order to pop.
To each their own, I prefer this look. I am going to guess there will be a few people who don't like my setup, but I love the beefy look and the smaller lip.


I agree with both you guys about the suspension issue. But right now, I can't justify spending 900 on coilovers when I can get springs for 200 ish. I had coilovers on my last 2 cars and never adjusted them once other than the initial adjustment. I felt like I wasted my money twice.
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Not a fan of this look. Vintage wheels on a modern car
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      04-23-2012, 08:26 PM   #25
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To each their own, I prefer this look. I am going to guess there will be a few people who don't like my setup, but I love the beefy look and the smaller lip.


I agree with both you guys about the suspension issue. But right now, I can't justify spending 900 on coilovers when I can get springs for 200 ish. I had coilovers on my last 2 cars and never adjusted them once other than the initial adjustment. I felt like I wasted my money twice.
I feel you right there bud.
To all people who talkin about coil over. This is what i had on my previous M3. So i know how is the coil over compared to lower springs. But for the DD and look only springs will do the job save the dough for later. Unless you want some real bling then go with my old M3 set up

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the spring options will not lower you enough in the rear. If you don't mind wasting $200 then its perfect.

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the spring options will not lower you enough in the rear. If you don't mind wasting $200 then its perfect.

everfly: sexy m3 mmmm
i measured it carefully, and i figure one inch is the max i can lower to make sure i do not rub without any fender rolling/pulling.

im not going for the stanced out stretch flush look. i have done that and now i want a more realistic setup. call me crazy but i still want a bit of wheel gap.

nice m3!
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To each their own, I prefer this look. I am going to guess there will be a few people who don't like my setup, but I love the beefy look and the smaller lip.


I agree with both you guys about the suspension issue. But right now, I can't justify spending 900 on coilovers when I can get springs for 200 ish. I had coilovers on my last 2 cars and never adjusted them once other than the initial adjustment. I felt like I wasted my money twice.
Yeah man, don't get me wrong, CCW's are CCW's. That was just my 2 cents

Anyways, nice car.
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Yeah man, don't get me wrong, CCW's are CCW's. That was just my 2 cents

Anyways, nice car.
thanks!
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a drop would really set those wheels off
I agree
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Fuck all that noise, OP you got it RIGHT. Stretched tires look so dumb, and with a drop this car will be perfect.
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Fuck all that noise, OP you got it RIGHT. Stretched tires look so dumb, and with a drop this car will be perfect.
Thanks! To each their own...I just prefer the more beefy look with these cars.
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