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      02-25-2010, 03:20 PM   #45
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I've made up my mind, 100% definitely the VMRs! lovely!
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      02-25-2010, 03:32 PM   #46
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I like this actually better. Gives it a more modded look i think.

What are the specs of those wheels btw?
Thanks that's what I am starting think, it does give it more of a modded look

The specs are are 245/35 R19 (89W) fronts & 275/30 R19 (92W) rear

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New wheels look great Marcus..
Good choice, stocks are too thin, are the new ones 9 and 10 J?
Thanks I think they are 8.5 & 9.5
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      02-25-2010, 03:57 PM   #47
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congrats on the mods. i am waiting for my wheels to come in and im jealous.

car looks nice
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      02-25-2010, 04:01 PM   #48
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congrats on the mods. i am waiting for my wheels to come in and im jealous.

car looks nice
Thanks What wheels have you gone for?
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      02-26-2010, 11:35 AM   #49
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At first I was like WTF, then I was like they look much better. The stock ones look...well...stock

Having looked at your new VMRs they look sooooo much more aggressive due to the non-OEM look, this will inevitably give you haters but no doubt the car looks more mean. Fits into the look of your car more IMO.

Having the two comparo pics makes it easier to pick holes in your decision, however if treated in isolation or IRL, there would be no doubt the decision in wheels was a good one.

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      02-26-2010, 11:53 AM   #50
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Man..those stock 19" wheels look amazing! While the VMR's look good, I think the factory 19" looked better. Also, the factory 19" are probably stronger and lighter.

Do you still have that set of powdercoated 19" wheels? PM me if you do and are willing to sell.

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      02-26-2010, 12:47 PM   #51
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At first I was like WTF, then I was like they look much better. The stock ones look...well...stock

Having looked at your new VMRs they look sooooo much more aggressive due to the non-OEM look, this will inevitably give you haters but no doubt the car looks more mean. Fits into the look of your car more IMO.

Having the two comparo pics makes it easier to pick holes in your decision, however if treated in isolation or IRL, there would be no doubt the decision in wheels was a good one.

Hi Sikk
Does look meaner but maybe not as crisp as the OEM. The coating is a different on the VMR's more of matt than a satin. I am thinking of re coating them the same as the OEM in satin black to see the difference.

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Man..those stock 19" wheels look amazing! While the VMR's look good, I think the factory 19" looked better. Also, the factory 19" are probably stronger and lighter.

Do you still have that set of powdercoated 19" wheels? PM me if you do and are willing to sell.

-SZ
You are right on the weight issue, the OEM are slightly lighter, but those tyres are amazing, been out in the wet today and it's so good!

Wish I had several sets the the OEM wheels, people keep PM me to ask if I am selling them, unfortunately I am keeping.
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      02-26-2010, 12:53 PM   #52
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holy shyt that is one bad ass E90! nicely done!!!!
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      02-26-2010, 01:34 PM   #53
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Nice set-up!
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Took the VMR's off today as I am having them re coated in satin matt black the same as my OEM, so put my old set back on.

Now I am torn between which looks best...if I can achieve the same finish as my old set then it will be a very close call

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      02-27-2010, 01:07 PM   #55
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Mate ,you gone mad ? they were powder coated in matt black and I can't tell the difference in colour to your standard wheels on your pics

money to burn or what lol

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Mate ,you gone mad ? they were powder coated in matt black and I can't tell the difference in colour to your standard wheels on your pics

money to burn or what lol

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No mate, in the flesh they are different, my OEM have a satin finish, the VMR are matt, there is a difference for sure when you stand them together.
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      02-27-2010, 02:01 PM   #57
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looks amazing...what offset + size are the wheels and are you running spacers?

love how the wheels sit flush...nice job
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      02-27-2010, 02:33 PM   #58
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no spacers ,the VMR wheels are made to fill the arches better on the M3

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      02-27-2010, 02:46 PM   #59
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looks amazing...what offset + size are the wheels and are you running spacers?

love how the wheels sit flush...nice job
Thanks, think the offsets are 35 & 33 (on VMR wheels site)
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      02-27-2010, 03:33 PM   #60
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no thare not buddy ,they are a lot lower than that more like 20 and 22
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Took the VMR's off today as I am having them re coated in satin matt black the same as my OEM, so put my old set back on.

Now I am torn between which looks best...if I can achieve the same finish as my old set then it will be a very close call
There is someone else on here that had this same setup with a textured black finish. Looks good.
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      03-01-2010, 03:55 PM   #62
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      03-03-2010, 07:28 PM   #63
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wheels look GREAT!
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