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      10-30-2012, 11:19 AM   #1
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HI! I think set the wheels BBS on my ///M3! Tell me how they are? Good quality wheels? I have ///M3 Silverstone color. What color is best to install the BBS FI? Thanks!
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With a name like BBS you can't go wrong. FI is one of the most beautiful wheels they have ever made and forged - so it can take the stresses of daily driving as well as on track. I'm waiting on my set and will report in this thread... check out the pictures with silverstone!

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=763061
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4sevens set is 18", but most will be 19" in a 9.5" front and 10.5" rear. They're the second best wheels available, with the best one's being the BBS RI-D made in Japan that's even lighter than the FI, and look almost the same.

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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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The FIs are our favorite wheels here.
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      10-31-2012, 12:52 AM   #5
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Great wheel but, in my opinion, A big brake kit is a must if you sport the F1s.
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I sold my BBS LM-R to pick up the FI (19s). Definitely unique, exclusive, craftsmanship, weight saving, looks, and finish made this wheel worth every penny. I agree with the above statement, you have to get BBK, which is next on my mod list.
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Great wheel but, in my opinion, A big brake kit is a must if you sport the F1s.
I'm waiting for Brembo BBK!
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      10-31-2012, 05:10 AM   #8
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My car now!

With BBS... (Photoshop)

Black or silver wheels BBS?

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      11-01-2012, 08:11 PM   #9
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Here's my Silverstone with TI finish. My favorite wheel and I tried a few wheels for my car.

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Here's my Silverstone with TI finish. My favorite wheel and I tried a few wheels for my car.
I love your car RayRay!
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I love your car RayRay!
Yo wassup J! Your car is coming along really good. Cage and back seat is sick!
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      11-01-2012, 09:27 PM   #12
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asking "should i buy BBS FI" is like asking "should i buy a Patek Philippe"?

if you can afford it, there is no downside
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^^^ haha! well said
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      11-02-2012, 07:43 AM   #14
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Gloss black or matte black BBS FI wheels buy, for color my car?
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Not a fan of matte black for the wheels. You can't really see the wheels.
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Here's my Silverstone with TI finish. My favorite wheel and I tried a few wheels for my car.
looking good =)
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Help! Gloss black or matte black to my color Silverstone??? I can not choose!
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Here's my Silverstone with TI finish. My favorite wheel and I tried a few wheels for my car.
Very nice. I definitely like those wheels.
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Help! Gloss black or matte black to my color Silverstone??? I can not choose!
It also depends on what color for callipers you will go.
On my frozen grey I had matte black and TI matte .
I liked the TI matte the best. Anyhow, in my eyes black is out.
On your car I would go diamond silver or diamond black (which actually has nothing to do with black). See tlp s car here:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=760600

Just go for a bright color for the rims since the unique FI design will only come out with a bright colour and go for an accent color on the callipers
Ask some photoshop pros to help you out
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Here's my Silverstone with TI finish. My favorite wheel and I tried a few wheels for my car.
Seeing your car, I would even more recommend a bright gloss color.
Not that I do not like TI matte - I am a big fan of it, but in my opinion not with Silverstone
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HI! I think set the wheels BBS on my ///M3! Tell me how they are? Good quality wheels? I have ///M3 Silverstone color. What color is best to install the BBS FI? Thanks!
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HI! I think set the wheels BBS on my ///M3! Tell me how they are? Good quality wheels? I have ///M3 Silverstone color. What color is best to install the BBS FI? Thanks!
I really want to post my car to let you see it but I don't know how. I have E 92 with 20'' BBS.
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