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      05-12-2009, 11:02 PM   #1
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Pics of my new HRE P40's w/ P Zeros

So after 2 mths, I have my new wheels and tires.

I went with the new P Zero and thus far I am very impressed, definitley crisper turn-in and better grip. These tires will ROCK when they get a couple thousand miles on them and the tread wears a little. Even new though, they feel really good, just a little wiggle from the full tread that you get from all new tires.

One thing I did find out though thru trial and error is that these tires need 39-40 PSI COLD, to grip and handle properly. I tried 35PSI at first as per the BMW recommended pressure, but the tires just scrubbed and rolled over too easily and lost grip. At 39 PSI, the ride is firmer, but the grip is waay better and the scrubbing is gone.

Ok, here are the pics, let me know what you think or if you have any questions about the tires.

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      05-13-2009, 09:56 AM   #2
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very nice

what size and offsets?
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      05-13-2009, 11:59 AM   #3
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very nice i like the brushed aluminum look but i think textured black creates a more badass vibe
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      05-13-2009, 12:11 PM   #4
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Are they 19"s??? Looks good.
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      05-13-2009, 02:36 PM   #5
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Yup! They are 19"
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      05-14-2009, 11:04 PM   #6
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I still think the P40's are the best looking wheel on the M3. Now if I only had the dough.......
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      05-15-2009, 06:00 AM   #7
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nice new HRE's
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      05-15-2009, 05:11 PM   #8
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They look so tiiiiiiny.
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      05-15-2009, 05:15 PM   #9
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They look so tiiiiiiny.

they really do but i still think it looks clean

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      05-15-2009, 08:51 PM   #10
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nice looking wheel!
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      05-15-2009, 10:00 PM   #11
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Looking good. Brushed 19s FTW!
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19s ftw.
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congrats but ur tires are a little too thick...
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congrats but ur tires are a little too thick...
Hey Josh,

No mention of the "drop" or lack there of ???

You normally hammer guys about their ride height.

You're starting to slip man...
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congrats but ur tires are a little too thick...
Not for a daily driver its not. I don't need to be out of commission and paying repair bills for pothole mishaps, I don't have a back-up car. I think part of it is the design of the tires.

Also 25 series tires don't handle as well, for me performance trumps looks. This isn't a show car, its a car that sees a lot of mountain back road twisties and an occasional autocross.

When the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11's become avail. for these wheels, those are the tires that will be going on next.
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looks amazing

quick question....how did u like ur 255/35/19 and 295/30/19 setup?
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Looking good....would be even better with a drop
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You had to wait 2 months for these? Who did you buy from? I got mine in 2 weeks.

They look great btw...I would have gone for 20's but to each their own. Enjoy the new wheels!
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You had to wait 2 months for these? Who did you buy from? I got mine in 2 weeks.

They look great btw...I would have gone for 20's but to each their own. Enjoy the new wheels!
And I was shopping for 18" wheels for better performance
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nice looking wheel!
+1, look good and clean..
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      08-16-2009, 07:45 AM   #21
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Ca$honly - your car is gorgeous. I drool everytime I see that pic. Had I gotten the coupe I would have gotten Sparkling Graphpite. The HREs are killer too.
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Those a beautiful wheels.
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