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      11-05-2012, 10:40 AM   #23
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I prefer the new set.
Looks great!
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Looks good.
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      11-05-2012, 12:52 PM   #25
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Love the new look
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      11-05-2012, 01:22 PM   #26
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Again, thanks for the complements. It's funny because this is the complete opposite of what happened when I asked people, in person, which look they preferred. I think out of around 20 people that I asked, only 2 people thought I should change out the DPEs.

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I think..... your angeleyes are the Alpine-HID- 8000-K ???
Same as mine...and i like them !
Yes Alpine. Installed by Alex himself. I think think they are 5k.

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OP-What exhaust is that? I like that look.
It's the RPI axle-back.
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      11-05-2012, 03:55 PM   #27
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Its like asking a woman if she likes clothes, or a child if they like toys, if you ask this forum about BBS wheels the vast majority think they are the best thing ever evented. I think BBS makes a fantastic wheel from a functional and structural standpoint but I dont necessarily feel its the most aesthetically pleasing wheel. That being said, they both look great but I think the former are more aesthetically pleasing....

I'd be interested to know if the people you asked prior were forum members or even M3 owners or just general car enthusiasts.

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      11-05-2012, 04:26 PM   #28
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Its like asking a woman if she likes clothes, or a child if they like toys, if you ask this forum about BBS wheels the vast majority think they are the best thing ever evented. I think BBS makes a fantastic wheel from a functional and structural standpoint but I dont necessarily feel its the most aesthetically pleasing wheel. That being said, they both look great but I think the former are more aesthetically pleasing....

I'd be interested to know if the people you asked prior were forum members or even M3 owners or just general car enthusiasts.

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All were car enthusiasts... there were some P-car, Maserati, Lotus, Aston owners, classic car owners, and M3 owners as well.

I got these wheels not because they were BBS, but because I really liked the way they looked...especially for SG. I looked at tons of different ones, and these LM-Rs were the ones that stuck out the most.

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      11-05-2012, 04:30 PM   #29
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old rims looked much better but I will never understand 20" wheels on an m3. Everyone loves it now as now it looks like 90% of all M3 with BBS wheels. Now you just need an Akra and you'll be like everyone esle. LOL. Looks good either way!
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      11-05-2012, 04:53 PM   #30
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looks like shit
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      11-05-2012, 05:14 PM   #31
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Better, way better. I like the new wheels.
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      11-05-2012, 09:19 PM   #32
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New looks so much better! Great choice
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      11-05-2012, 09:23 PM   #33
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Love it! Glad you got ride of the DPEs. Not a fan of diamond black though I think it hides the rims but I guess it goes well with sg.
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      11-05-2012, 09:27 PM   #34
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those are perfect

soooo sick
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      11-05-2012, 09:34 PM   #35
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      11-05-2012, 09:57 PM   #36
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old for sure!
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      11-05-2012, 10:03 PM   #37
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Bravo! That looks fantastic. I'd just do FL taillights and call it a day
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      11-05-2012, 11:32 PM   #38
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Super slick looking with the new wheels.
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      11-06-2012, 12:00 AM   #39
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Very nice
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      11-06-2012, 03:15 AM   #40
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Thanks everyone.

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Love it! Glad you got ride of the DPEs. Not a fan of diamond black though I think it hides the rims but I guess it goes well with sg.
Why do u say you're glad I got rid of the DPEs? I actually didn't get rid of them,
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      11-06-2012, 08:34 AM   #41
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I'm just not a fan of DPE after hearing a story or two about poor quality wheels or customer service. I know it's not true for every case but I personally wouldn't risk it. I don't like black rims anyway lol. BBS all the way for me.
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      11-06-2012, 12:58 PM   #42
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Sick!
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I'm just not a fan of DPE after hearing a story or two about poor quality wheels or customer service. I know it's not true for every case but I personally wouldn't risk it. I don't like black rims anyway lol. BBS all the way for me.
To be fair, I can vouch for both the quality and customer service. I never had problems with the wheels...and I live and work in LA. I never had a problem with getting updates before getting the wheels. They actually got them to me well before the promise date.
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      11-07-2012, 03:19 PM   #44
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I like them both. Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don't.

Roll what you like. Which do you prefer?
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