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      07-03-2013, 02:18 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I got my car about 6 weeks ago but just have been able to snap a few photos of it when it's been clean. Haven't really modded it at all except for a tint and slapping on some Michelin PSS tires to replace the runflats. Love these tires.

Don't plan on modding at all except for maybe gloss black kidney grilles but honestly I kind of like the grille on there now.

Thanks and enjoy!
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      07-03-2013, 02:20 PM   #2
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Did you go square on the PSS? I didn't think they made the PSS in a 205/50/17 yet.
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      07-03-2013, 02:23 PM   #3
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205/45/17 in front; 225/45/17 in back.
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Looking good Greg!

I'm curious what tint % did you end up going with? 35%? And you end up going with the stock tire sizes or go 1 bigger? Glad to hear you're enjoying the PSS as they really do make such a difference in just the overall ride quality and feel of the car. Hope I was able to accurately describe the difference in feel and help in any way.

One thing I might suggest and you may want to consider is possibly getting the stainless steel pedals. They're not that expensive, match the M dead pedal and really seem to finish off the look of the interior and look amazing, especially with the glacier aluminum trim.

Great to finally see the car and hope you're enjoying the hell out of it!
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Thanks G! Tint is 35%, yes. I went with the stock tire sizes - 205/45/17 in front and 225/45/17 in back. Didn't want to mess with it. These tires are really amazing...changes the feel of the car significantly for the better. Have a suggestion for where to get the pedals for a good deal?
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I'd check with one of the forum member sponsors like getbmwparts.com (Tischer) or contact Phil at ReevesBMW or Dan at United as they have great prices for us and so they might be like $100-125 maybe? If you check out some people's pics in the 135is picture threads there are some good pics to give you an idea. Actually, here, I'll use mb135is's pic since his is space gray with coral red to give you a good idea of how it would look. Hope that helps.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a1...08c40d5add.jpg

Here's another one as well:

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/attac...1&d=1348589045

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Thanks G! Tint is 35%, yes. I went with the stock tire sizes - 205/45/17 in front and 225/45/17 in back. Didn't want to mess with it. These tires are really amazing...changes the feel of the car significantly for the better. Have a suggestion for where to get the pedals for a good deal?
Yes, your car looks great. I really like the Coral Red and cannot wait until mine gets here.

By the way, not trying to be a downer, but your tires are not stock sizes. Stock M-Sport front is 205/50/17 and the rear is 225/45/17. Your front wheel diameter is now 0.7" smaller than the rear. I would have recommended going 225/45 square.
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Nice car, neighbor. Nearly perfect from factory.


Late model 128i's seem to be packaged extremely well.

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Thanks guys! Could I have put 225s on the front? Aren't the front wheels narrower than the back wheels? I ordered gloss black grilles should have them this week!
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Thanks guys! Could I have put 225s on the front? Aren't the front wheels narrower than the back wheels? I ordered gloss black grilles should have them this week!
The front wheels are narrower (7 inches vs. 7.5 inches for the rears), but 225s should fit with no problems.

When I replace my tires, I'm going to go square with 225/45-17s all around.
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