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      08-12-2008, 08:35 AM   #1
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Talking 1 Mean E92 M3

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I would like to share some photos of my friend's m3. He had the wheels powder coated and time attacked. He also has the Vorsteiner lip and H&R springs installed.

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      08-12-2008, 08:37 AM   #2
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Fuckin tasty mate!!Like the wheels done in the Time Attack fashion
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      08-12-2008, 09:11 AM   #3
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      08-12-2008, 09:16 AM   #4
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      08-12-2008, 11:56 AM   #5
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Thats sick!!
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      08-12-2008, 12:03 PM   #6
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That actually makes the OEM 18" wheel look so much better. For some reason I just don't like the gunmetal color but the black powder coat makes it look pretty good.
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That actually makes the OEM 18" wheel look so much better. For some reason I just don't like the gunmetal color but the black powder coat makes it look pretty good.
Butt its not the OEM 18" wheels...
in the "BEFORE" pics, it is the 18s

But in the "AFTER" pics, it is the 19s.

Come on guys, look more carefully!
those are two different wheels, 18s/19s
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      08-12-2008, 12:12 PM   #8
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Butt its not the OEM 18" wheels...
in the "BEFORE" pics, it is the 18s

But in the "AFTER" pics, it is the 19s.

Come on guys, look more carefully!
those are two different wheels, 18s/19s
Well that explains why I like it better. I always liked the design of the OEM 19s over the 18s. If the OEM 18s were the same design as the 19s but just 1" smaller, I probably would have ordered the 18s for a little more meat on the tires. If they did that they probably wouldn't be able to charge $1200 for the upgrade to 19s though.
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Well that explains why I like it better. I always liked the design of the OEM 19s over the 18s. If the OEM 18s were the same design as the 19s but just 1" smaller, I probably would have ordered the 18s for a little more meat on the tires. If they did that they probably wouldn't be able to charge $1200 for the upgrade to 19s though.
Exactly, they wouldn't!
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The powdercoat doesn't seem to match the body color well. i don't think that this is a good mod on a black M3. much better for white perhaps. also, i don't like the red time attack on a bmw, it seems too ricey to me...imo.
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not too bad... I kinda like it.

what drop is he using? did he just have the side gills painted?
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      08-12-2008, 02:13 PM   #12
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Nice look! That's the Active E92 M3 right?
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The powdercoat doesn't seem to match the body color well. i don't think that this is a good mod on a black M3. much better for white perhaps. also, i don't like the red time attack on a bmw, it seems too ricey to me...imo.

+1 on all that
Much too JDM for me
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not too bad... I kinda like it.

what drop is he using? did he just have the side gills painted?
I think he mentioned they are H&R Sport Springs
and I dont see the side gills painted, they look chrome to me :
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      08-12-2008, 03:11 PM   #15
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I think he mentioned they are H&R Sport Springs
and I dont see the side gills painted, they look chrome to me :
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I prefer the 18's sorry
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      08-12-2008, 05:56 PM   #17
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I looks awful IMHO
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      08-12-2008, 08:33 PM   #18
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I looks awful IMHO
+1 , horrible taste.

That time attack red stripe nonsense is lame.
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      08-12-2008, 08:54 PM   #19
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I prefer the 18's sorry
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I actually like the before pics
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looks good but its not for me. prefer the stock 19's.
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