BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-19-2009, 01:37 PM   #23
wuNasty
Captain
Taiwan
7
Rep
668
Posts

 
Drives: 08 jet black 135i
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Nor Cal

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by arok View Post
I never tinted my car.. I believe it's like 55 front and 35 rear? b/c isn't the smaller the number the less light that gets through?
Well, if you want to keep it legal in CA, it's 70% front, any % rear.
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 01:52 PM   #24
arrutled
Colonel
arrutled's Avatar
33
Rep
2,471
Posts

 
Drives: Olsa
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Western Mass

iTrader: (0)

Yikes that sux!
__________________

AW 135i w/ blackette, performance short shift kit, BMW alarm, Performance rotors, APEX ARC-8 wheels, Direzza Star Spec 235/275, Dinan stage 3 suspension, M3 wishbones/tension rods/front sway/rear subframe bushings and thats all folks!
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 02:02 PM   #25
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by saikelol View Post
Well, if you want to keep it legal in CA, it's 70% front, any % rear.
jeebus, I'm sure I can get away with 55% though...?
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 02:25 PM   #26
N54tt
Second Lieutenant
4
Rep
263
Posts

 
Drives: BLUE on BLACK
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: MA

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to N54tt
car looks amazing!!!!!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 03:14 PM   #27
1013mm
aka 1013MM
1013mm's Avatar
Hong Kong
389
Rep
9,534
Posts

 
Drives: pokingly flush
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Los Angeles / HK

iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2009 135i  [4.13]
Send a message via AIM to 1013mm Send a message via MSN to 1013mm Send a message via Skype™ to 1013mm
Quote:
Originally Posted by arok View Post
jeebus, I'm sure I can get away with 55% though...?
pretty much.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 04:20 PM   #28
slog
(.)
slog's Avatar
2
Rep
296
Posts

 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Atlanta

iTrader: (0)

sex
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 09:55 PM   #29
rems09135i
Lieutenant
rems09135i's Avatar
7
Rep
455
Posts

 
Drives:
Join Date: Jul 2008

iTrader: (0)

exhaust sound great but i wish you rev it a little higher, oh and your car looks hott!
__________________
135i jet black coral red
Galacier silver aluminum
cold weather package
premium package
sport package
comfort access
premium hi-fi system
navigation that plays dvds
real time trafic ect.
ipod,hd,sat,
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 11:12 PM   #30
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rems09135i View Post
exhaust sound great but i wish you rev it a little higher, oh and your car looks hott!
yeah, I'll try to get another vid sometime this week. I reved up to maybe 5k rpm... it doesn't really scream up top.
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
      04-19-2009, 11:17 PM   #31
Robert
Major General
116
Rep
6,902
Posts

 
Drives: 135i, current is350
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Socal

iTrader: (1)

sharp! who sells those lips?
Appreciate 0
      04-20-2009, 12:26 AM   #32
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Robert View Post
sharp! who sells those lips?
it's just a custom vinyl overlay
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
      04-20-2009, 11:32 AM   #33
silverbullet135i
Brigadier General
silverbullet135i's Avatar
United_States
73
Rep
4,306
Posts

 
Drives: AW E90 335i ///M Sport
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: SL,UT

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to silverbullet135i Send a message via MSN to silverbullet135i
Now that is a good lookin car.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-20-2009, 07:57 PM   #34
otony
Private
otony's Avatar
Portugal
3
Rep
76
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 120d Coupe
Join Date: Feb 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by arok View Post

I really like what you have done with the front bumper
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 01:12 AM   #35
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by otony View Post
I really like what you have done with the front bumper
thanks, it was a crazy idea I came up with when I taped it up for the track... and it stuck
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 03:56 AM   #36
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
159
Rep
3,875
Posts

 
Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.80]
2013 BMW X5M  [4.33]
2014 BMW i3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by rems09135i View Post
exhaust sound great but i wish you rev it a little higher, oh and your car looks hott!
Exhaust only sounds deep like that on a cold start. It gets pretty quiet when warmed up. I have a hard rev sample at around :45 of this clip:
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 09:27 AM   #37
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by radiantm3 View Post
Exhaust only sounds deep like that on a cold start. It gets pretty quiet when warmed up. I have a hard rev sample at around :45 of this clip:
I kinda agree, however, I think the exhaust is louder down low around (2-4k) rpm vs high. The engine noise totally takes over after 5k rpm.
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 12:21 PM   #38
Zoominrex
First Lieutenant
Zoominrex's Avatar
7
Rep
387
Posts

 
Drives: E93 M3
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Bay Area, CA

iTrader: (0)

great look! Hope to see you rolling around!
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 01:42 PM   #39
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
159
Rep
3,875
Posts

 
Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.80]
2013 BMW X5M  [4.33]
2014 BMW i3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by arok View Post
I kinda agree, however, I think the exhaust is louder down low around (2-4k) rpm vs high. The engine noise totally takes over after 5k rpm.
You are right. But it's still a bit more aggressive than stock up high. Personally, I think it's perfect.
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 02:12 PM   #40
jeremydgreat
Captain
jeremydgreat's Avatar
United_States
18
Rep
676
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 JB3
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: San Diego, CA (Carlsbad to be exact)

iTrader: (1)

Is your car lowered in any way? I only ask because someone on your Flickr post asked about the tires rubbing. Or are you using rims larger than 18"?

(Sorry, kinda new to all this)
__________________
135i // M-Sports Package // RR Oil Catch Can // Black Kidneys // iCarbon Hood // Alum Pedals // KW v2 Coilovers // Vorshlag Camber Plates // JB3 // Hotchkis Sway Bar // Wheel Studs. Best mod ever? Tires. 255's in front, 275's in back.
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 06:56 PM   #41
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by radiantm3 View Post
You are right. But it's still a bit more aggressive than stock up high. Personally, I think it's perfect.
I agree, I'm glad I paid a little extra for this one
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2009, 06:59 PM   #42
arok
Captain
16
Rep
985
Posts

 
Drives: BMW F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Mateo, CA

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by jeremydgreat View Post
Is your car lowered in any way? I only ask because someone on your Flickr post asked about the tires rubbing. Or are you using rims larger than 18"?

(Sorry, kinda new to all this)
Sure, I am lowered on KW V2s, the rear needs to be raised a bit. It does rub slightly on hard turns with passengers and I have modified fenders. Hope that helps
__________________
2013 BMW 335i M-Sport
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:45 PM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST