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      09-23-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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UPDATE: 11/11/2012















With my friends mk5 GTI with my old Futuras...



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09/23/2012

Hello guys just want to introduce myself and my 2011 135i. After two GTI's it was time to leave the VW scene. Working in the car business made this very simple for me the car was traded in with 9k miles and I signed myself up on it. Ive had the car for a bit over 2 months and so far here is my mod list.

jb4 stage 2 (n55)
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VMR V705s 19x8.5 et35(F) 19x9.5 et33(R)

Overall I am EXTREMELY happy with my 1er tons of power and the DCT is amazing! here are the pics (crappy iphone pictures) a few of my previous GTI as well.

































Wheels went on last Wednesday and I pulled them off until this following Monday that I get some fender work done in the rear the fitment is aggressive but the exact look I was hoping for hope yo guys like it.

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      09-23-2012, 11:39 AM   #2
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      09-23-2012, 11:47 AM   #3
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      09-23-2012, 12:52 PM   #4
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More pics of the rim fitment please
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      09-23-2012, 01:29 PM   #5
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Welcome and the car is looking really good.
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      09-23-2012, 03:56 PM   #6
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Hey man car looks great. I was thinking about those same wheels but were afraid they would rub in the wheel well. But you look lowered. If I don't lower my car would I need fender work? Any rubbing in the wheel well at all. Shoot me a pm with specifics please.
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      09-23-2012, 04:52 PM   #7
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Like the wheels! They need to make those specifically for the 1 series.
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      09-23-2012, 05:10 PM   #8
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your tires called, they are tired of being stretched.
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      09-23-2012, 07:38 PM   #9
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Welcome! Nice to see that your "lurking days" are over. Once again nice ride !
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      09-24-2012, 12:13 AM   #10
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      09-24-2012, 12:16 AM   #11
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those wheels only look good on a 1 series
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      09-24-2012, 07:49 AM   #12
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More pics of the rim fitment please
Yes please and more info on the tires cuz those are 3 series offset wheels. I love the concave 5 look
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      09-24-2012, 10:51 AM   #13
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SICK STANCE!! NICE!!

could you tell us what tire brand and size you are running on your rims?

I just got myself a new set of wheels with just about the same offset and considering what tires to run...
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      09-25-2012, 12:16 AM   #14
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More pics of the rim fitment please
Those are the only pics I have on hand ill take some better quality pics soon

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Like the wheels! They need to make those specifically for the 1 series.
They do offer them in a bit more 1series friendly offsets 9.5 et45 rears but I wanted a more aggressive look than most go for

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Welcome! Nice to see that your "lurking days" are over. Once again nice ride !
Thanx! my lurking days are over haha its hard to be active due to work but ill try my best to keep active

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very nice gti
thanx I miss it from time to time but quickly forget when i hammer the throttle down on my 1er

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SICK STANCE!! NICE!!

could you tell us what tire brand and size you are running on your rims?

I just got myself a new set of wheels with just about the same offset and considering what tires to run...
I am running 215/35r19 on the 8.5's and 225/35r19 on the 9.5's they are federal 595's but they dont strech very well gonna get a set of falken 452's I just had to settle for the federals thats all I found locally because I wanted the wheels on for this coming weekends WekFest show in Austin and the Falkens wouldnt get here on time if I ordered them.
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      09-25-2012, 01:35 AM   #15
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Hey man I'd pm u but you haven't posted enough yet to be able to pm. Do I think these wheels would fit ok without fender work as long as the cars not lowered. The guy I called at the **********s website thought they were to risky to run and would probably rub even with 45s on the rear. I'm not really good when it comes to wheel and tire fitment stuff that's why I'm asking. I don't plan to lower my car so that's why I'm wondering if they could work on a stock ride height without rolling fenders. Let me know. Thans man


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Those are the only pics I have on hand ill take some better quality pics soon



They do offer them in a bit more 1series friendly offsets 9.5 et45 rears but I wanted a more aggressive look than most go for



Thanx! my lurking days are over haha its hard to be active due to work but ill try my best to keep active



thanx I miss it from time to time but quickly forget when i hammer the throttle down on my 1er



I am running 215/35r19 on the 8.5's and 225/35r19 on the 9.5's they are federal 595's but they dont strech very well gonna get a set of falken 452's I just had to settle for the federals thats all I found locally because I wanted the wheels on for this coming weekends WekFest show in Austin and the Falkens wouldnt get here on time if I ordered them.
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      09-25-2012, 08:24 AM   #16
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What series Magnaflow did you go with? And looking forward to more pics!
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      09-25-2012, 03:03 PM   #17
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Welcome! Your car is coming along nicely! Wheels looks great!
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      09-25-2012, 03:08 PM   #18
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I am running 215/35r19 on the 8.5's and 225/35r19 on the 9.5's they are federal 595's but they dont strech very well gonna get a set of falken 452's I just had to settle for the federals thats all I found locally because I wanted the wheels on for this coming weekends WekFest show in Austin and the Falkens wouldnt get here on time if I ordered them.
225 on rear wow thats pretty stretched... Gonna take a note about FK452 for the tires on my new wheels, thanks!
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Well done! Nice work! Looks clean!
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WOW, your car looks AMAZING. First 1-series I've seen on our V705's. Any higher quality photos? Please PM me.
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Hey man I'd pm u but you haven't posted enough yet to be able to pm. Do I think these wheels would fit ok without fender work as long as the cars not lowered. The guy I called at the **********s website thought they were to risky to run and would probably rub even with 45s on the rear. I'm not really good when it comes to wheel and tire fitment stuff that's why I'm asking. I don't plan to lower my car so that's why I'm wondering if they could work on a stock ride height without rolling fenders. Let me know. Thans man
I wasnt able to make it to the appointment the shop had placed for my fender work so I lifted the rear a few more threads so you can get away with it without fender work although I do rub on a few bumps or dips, If you arent planning on lowering your car you may be able to get away with a 235 rear tire at most but it will look funny I just recommend you get the 9.5 with the +45 offset if you arent going to lower it I went with the +33 cuz i wanted an agressive fit.

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What series Magnaflow did you go with? And looking forward to more pics!
Got my magnaflow done at a local muffler shop 3in from the axle back to this..

http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/d...rtnumber=12198



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225 on rear wow thats pretty stretched... Gonna take a note about FK452 for the tires on my new wheels, thanks!
yeah im no stranger to stretching tires I know its frowned upon here but owning two VWs prior to this the fitment thing is now a habit lol

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WOW, your car looks AMAZING. First 1-series I've seen on our V705's. Any higher quality photos? Please PM me.
Thanx alot! I love the wheel really happy with the finish and quality! I like the simplicity of the wheel combined with the aggressive fitment it was perfect for the look I wanted to achieve. Im still not as low as I want to be once I get my fenders done and new tires in I will lower it more. I will try and get some pics with my nikon this Sunday its my only day off.
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