BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > Regional Forums > USA - California
 
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-08-2011, 02:42 PM   #1
Definitive
definitivecars.com
 
Definitive's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 - AW/FR
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: So Cal

Posts: 3,553
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to Definitive Send a message via MSN to Definitive
Store to buy a helmet in VC or Valley?

All the places I have called only do motorcycle DOT rated helmets. No one has SNELL rated helmets.

Does anyone know of a store I can go to to try on and buy one?

D
__________________
Definitive is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-08-2011, 03:45 PM   #2
disapr
drop a gear and...
 
Drives: 2010 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Houston, TX

Posts: 961
iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2004 BMW M3  [0.00]
If you are buying Arai - Their Corsair V motorcycle helmet fits exactly the same as the GP-6 series motorsport helmet. You could try on the MC model and then order the GP-6 online. If you go that route PM me and I'll tell you a good place to get a deal on the GP-6 online.
__________________
disapr is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-08-2011, 03:52 PM   #3
Definitive
definitivecars.com
 
Definitive's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 - AW/FR
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: So Cal

Posts: 3,553
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to Definitive Send a message via MSN to Definitive
The GP-6 is a bit more than what I would like to pay. Im only going to track probably 6 times a year. So I was thinking more in the $200 range. I know I am a L in Bell, but Im not loving their helmets. Was debating just getting the Bell open face one, to start out. Not sure though.

D
__________________
Definitive is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-08-2011, 04:17 PM   #4
disapr
drop a gear and...
 
Drives: 2010 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Houston, TX

Posts: 961
iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2004 BMW M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Definitive View Post
I was thinking more in the $200 range.


Good luck with the search!
__________________
disapr is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2011, 12:03 AM   #5
skxf430
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: Driving Miss Daisy
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 218
iTrader: (0)

Check our Werks II in Burbank. They have a quite of few different brands to look at and try on.

You should expect to spend more than $200 and your head is probably worth more than that.
skxf430 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2011, 12:06 AM   #6
Definitive
definitivecars.com
 
Definitive's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 - AW/FR
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: So Cal

Posts: 3,553
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to Definitive Send a message via MSN to Definitive
There is a SNELL 2010 helmet by HJC that is less than that. As long as its certified it should do its job. Price above that is a lot of looks, comfort and features...

D
__________________
Definitive is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2011, 06:38 AM   #7
mastek
e36s54, F10M5, e70X5d
 
mastek's Avatar
 
Drives: slow
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Posts: 1,499
iTrader: (15)

Werks II for gear (seats, shoes, gloves, etc)

I highly recommend Axcel Grafix in Arcadia, CA
They do custom painted race helmets and sell all brands....
tell them mastek from m3post sent you.
mastek is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2011, 11:13 AM   #8
Definitive
definitivecars.com
 
Definitive's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 - AW/FR
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: So Cal

Posts: 3,553
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to Definitive Send a message via MSN to Definitive
Thanks for the heads up. Not sure if Ill get out there. Its like an hour away from me. Their prices look crazy too. The Bell Sport Mag on their site is over $100 more than anywhere else Ive seen...

Ugh.

I thought I found one I likes last night, but realized its SNELL 2010 M not SA. Dammit.

D
__________________
Definitive is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2011, 05:35 PM   #9
tightie
JOSH SHOKRI.
 
tightie's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 Coupe.
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: los angeles, california.

Posts: 5,548
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2008 BMW M3  [3.95]
Werks II.

Ask for Jackie
__________________
Present: 15 YMB F80 M3 | iND Painted Front Reflectors, Painted Side Marker Set, Rear Painted Emblem & Front Grill Surround | H&R Super Sport Springs | Macht Schnell 20mm Spacers
*California Members* Speed District M3 Track Days: August 1 @ Willow Springs Raceway
tightie is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
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 11:11 PM.




m3post
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