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      12-22-2011, 01:08 PM   #45
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I was wondering this as well. I use R888s on my track wheels but if your R888s lasted 8000 miles with a few track sessions in between, I would argue that you are getting almost as much mileage as some people are getting on their PS2s since I have heard that some people are only getting 7-8000 miles on a set of rear PS2s.

Your car is stunning. Very mean looking. I can only imagine what you would look like coming up in the rear view.

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as per the mileage on these tires that is what I got on the first set, I installed them when my car had only 1000 miles and currently I have 9,000 miles on it and I just installed a new set, see attached pictures of the old set, the tread is still ok on the front tires but totally gone on the rear ones
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      12-22-2011, 02:57 PM   #46
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Are you max low in the rear?
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      12-22-2011, 05:27 PM   #47
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Are you max low in the rear?
No, I am not max low in the rear, I still have a couple of turns to max low
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I'm two turns away from max low in the front and apparently two in the rear. Planning to bring the rear down just slightly.
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I'm two turns away from max low in the front and apparently two in the rear. Planning to bring the rear down just slightly.
Can you post some pics to see how it looks? The rear should be ok if you are 2 turns away from max low
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I'll try to get some pics this weekend. By the time I get out of work it's dark.
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Car looks great
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      12-24-2011, 05:17 PM   #52
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      12-24-2011, 06:35 PM   #53
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how are the r888s do u really need to warm them up a lot?
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      12-25-2011, 03:50 PM   #54
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how are the r888s do u really need to warm them up a lot?
You will get the best grip when these tires are warmed up but in SF with the high track temp you have awesome grip since the start
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Hello. I am planing to get Kw s/o kit like yours. I am wondering how many miles have you had this kit on this vehicle and is there any complain or problem so far? I just wanna make sure that does it really work fine with the stock suspension. Thank you!
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Hello. I am planing to get Kw s/o kit like yours. I am wondering how many miles have you had this kit on this vehicle and is there any complain or problem so far? I just wanna make sure that does it really work fine with the stock suspension. Thank you!
I had this kit installed in my previous M3 and put approximately 15,000 miles on it without any problems, I installed the same kit on my new M3 replacing only the old height adjusters as this was recommended by KW, I currently have 4000 miles on my new car and the kit still performs as the first day I installed it, I highly recommend you this system
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Car look amazing man... Are you running any spacers at all?! If so what size?!
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Car look amazing man... Are you running any spacers at all?! If so what size?!
No spacers, wheels are 9.5 x 19 ET 24 front and 10.5 x 19 ET 27 rear
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No spacers, wheels are 9.5 x 19 ET 24 front and 10.5 x 19 ET 27 rear
ic. im installing mine this weekend and im going to do the same height. no wheel gap between the finder and tires. again your ride looks stunning!
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I had this kit installed in my previous M3 and put approximately 15,000 miles on it without any problems, I installed the same kit on my new M3 replacing only the old height adjusters as this was recommended by KW, I currently have 4000 miles on my new car and the kit still performs as the first day I installed it, I highly recommend you this system
Thank you so much for advice. I will def. get this sleeve. I just made research what is the major differences between coilover kit vs s/o . What I understand was coilovers for track people. And s/o is better option for DD for many people and I am a sunday driver so it will highly satisfy my Sunday I think . no need to pay $2k more for this impo. Did you install them by yourself ?
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Thank you so much for advice. I will def. get this sleeve. I just made research what is the major differences between coilover kit vs s/o . What I understand was coilovers for track people. And s/o is better option for DD for many people and I am a sunday driver so it will highly satisfy my Sunday I think . no need to pay $2k more for this impo. Did you install them by yourself ?
yes, you are correct, the s/o kit allows you to keep the EDC for daily driving while the coil over kit is more track oriented since it is a full coil over suspension system
I didn't install it by myself, I had it installed at the same time I had the S/C kit, brembos, GT4 exhaust installed but it shouldn't be too difficult if you have the proper tools
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yes, you are correct, the s/o kit allows you to keep the EDC for daily driving while the coil over kit is more track oriented since it is a full coil over suspension system
I didn't install it by myself, I had it installed at the same time I had the S/C kit, brembos, GT4 exhaust installed but it shouldn't be too difficult if you have the proper tools
Actually you are close to me. I live in Parkland. I'm thinking to buy and install this kit in 2 months. Cuz I will be visiting my country. So maybe I can visit your mechanic.
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Actually you are close to me. I live in Parkland. I'm thinking to buy and install this kit in 2 months. Cuz I will be visiting my country. So maybe I can visit your mechanic.
which country are you originally from?
I did the installation at Velos Designwerks, they are located in South Miami right next to Tamiami Airport, call Omar at 786-401-6520
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