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      03-17-2009, 03:19 PM   #1
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Mounted M3 reps >>>>

Link to original teaser post/pics

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=231467

I finally mounted them on a dirty car. Also I have a painted (space grey) performance spoiler not yet mounted... More pics when she is clean will be posted in the Photo and Video section...

















Edit: More pics in post 52...

Edit: a short review of the R1R's in post # 17...

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      03-17-2009, 03:23 PM   #2
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So, I'm jealous...
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      03-17-2009, 03:29 PM   #3
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Looks good!
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      03-17-2009, 04:12 PM   #4
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def one of a kind!!!

come to our next meet and show it off!


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a drop would make those look 100x better and I never say that
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      03-17-2009, 04:22 PM   #5
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hot damn that is nice looking. that color looks pretty incredible with just about anything.
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      03-17-2009, 05:20 PM   #6
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that's hawt!!! Nice tires too!
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      03-17-2009, 06:26 PM   #7
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all...

I have a lot more planned, more pics to come
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      03-17-2009, 07:33 PM   #8
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Any chance you have a source for the 219m wheel in gunmetal that will fit the 1?
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      03-17-2009, 07:58 PM   #9
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Excellent look. Considering it myself. Any problems with the fit of wheels & tires?

Thanks.
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      03-17-2009, 08:09 PM   #10
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I think they look better on the 1er than they do on the M3! LOL
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      03-17-2009, 08:42 PM   #11
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WOW,...Smokin!!!
I second the question about the fitment,....any rub a dub dub?
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      03-17-2009, 09:22 PM   #12
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Looks very good!
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      03-17-2009, 11:31 PM   #13
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looks good needs a 1inch drop
still looks hot though
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That OZ lookin rim next to the slick in that pic is wide as hell. random to notice.
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      03-18-2009, 01:17 AM   #15
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BAM! That looks completely dope!
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      03-18-2009, 04:42 AM   #16
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Looks great
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      03-18-2009, 05:43 AM   #17
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OK, a few less subjective things to note. As for rub a dub dub, I did get one second of rubbing (only on the pass side? perhaps factory tolerance extremes, LOL) on a big highway dip. I have since had none. I looked in the wheel well and on the tire, and it looked like it was pretty high up on the inside lip. Perhaps a rear camber adjustment will solve the issue.

Now for a brief tire review of the R1R's. They are not narrow as some T1R owners suggested. The side walls corners are close to square with only a slight taper inward, this can be seen from the rear shots looking down the side (observe the aggressive fitment while completely within the wheel wells). They are aired up to 40psi, 45psi (f,r) to protect the wheels as best as possible here in NJ. They feel sticky as hell to the touch, and seem to pick up a lot of rocks and road debris and toss them into the wheel well. The ride is better than I expected, some said that max performance tires will ride marginally better than run flats, this is not the case. They are a little noisy (which supprised me a little), but that does not bother me at all.

All said I really like to set up so far, and will post another review once they have been on the car for a while.
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      03-18-2009, 12:11 PM   #18
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how cute a mini M3 . wheels look great dude
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      03-18-2009, 12:46 PM   #19
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how cute a mini M3 . wheels look great dude
Who knows, perhaps some day soon she will be as fast?
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      03-18-2009, 04:04 PM   #20
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would those fit the factory tires?
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      03-19-2009, 01:54 AM   #21
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would those fit the factory tires?
That should be no problem.

For me I could not wait to remove the stock run flats, the ride quality was just too harsh.
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