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      05-30-2009, 09:14 PM   #1
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HRE P40 19's or 20's?

trading in my E93 to a AW E92
I'm planing to get a HRE P40 but I'm not sure which size to go
20inch or 19inch?
Need your opinion...thanks
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      05-30-2009, 09:22 PM   #2
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depends on what you are looking for. if it is only cosmetic then 20's usually look better. there is a trade off though in performance. 20's will slightly effect the handling and acceleration negatively.
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      05-30-2009, 09:34 PM   #3
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depends on what you are looking for. if it is only cosmetic then 20's usually look better. there is a trade off though in performance. 20's will slightly effect the handling and acceleration negatively.
+1, also on your location.

If you live in locations like downtown SF or LA where there are pot holes every few ft, I would say go with 19s.
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      05-31-2009, 01:07 AM   #4
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yeah, thank you, i got my answer
personally i prefer a liite bit performance than look
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      05-31-2009, 02:35 AM   #5
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why are you trading E93 for E92? Arent you going to take a big hit?
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      05-31-2009, 02:43 AM   #6
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why are you trading E93 for E92? Arent you going to take a big hit?
He probably realized it's cold as fuck in Canada.
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      05-31-2009, 08:39 AM   #7
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lol actually i live in Vancouver where the weather is awsome for driving cab. However, as i said , i prefer performace . so i need a coupe
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      05-31-2009, 09:01 PM   #8
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I debated the 19" vs 20" P40 for weeeeks!!

Tighties car helped my decision...
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=253130

With that being said My 19" P40s are due to arrive this Tuesday!
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      05-31-2009, 09:16 PM   #9
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19's are 100 percent the way to go. I've looked a tons of pictures and i think the little extra sidewall looks a lot better. not to mention better performance.
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      05-31-2009, 10:33 PM   #10
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I have 20's P40 and to be honest with you I am not an expert or anything but I don't feel the lose in performance. I use my stock 19's sometimes and the only differences are handling (it could be be the tiers) and it is more comfy with the 19's. It is all up to you, what do you prefer?

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      06-02-2009, 12:50 AM   #11
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thank you very much for ur opinions
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      06-02-2009, 03:30 PM   #12
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go 19's
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Hi. I went with 19's as well. I know Vancouver is not anywhere near as cold as Edmonton, but I think the performance/esthetic quotient would favour the 19" over the 20's. FWIW...
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Hi. I went with 19's as well. I know Vancouver is not anywhere near as cold as Edmonton, but I think the performance/esthetic quotient would favour the 19" over the 20's. FWIW...
exactly
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^^ +1
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Great looking wheels. I just wish they were lighter.
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      06-22-2009, 07:54 PM   #17
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do they still make HRe's in 19 i read somewhere that they only do 20"+ now?
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