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      04-25-2018, 12:41 PM   #45
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Would you expect a set of lightweight APEX or Bimmerworld 19s would significantly improve handling over the OEM ZCP wheels?
I could feel the weight difference between the 220m's and the 359's which are cast, although the actual weight differential is not that large somewhere in the region of 2-3lbs. The car feels a touch less nimble. Based on that I'm pretty sure if you ran forged 18's and shaved off 3-4 lbs per wheel it would definitely be noticeable in a good way. Couple that with lighter brakes to reduce unsprung weight even more I'd expect to be pretty transformative.
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Just curious how you guys would feel about the M2 if the engine and exhaust sounded as good as the s65?

Personally, I think the m2 looks great. More aggressive and purposeful than the e90/92.

The s65 was the primary reason I bought my m3.
Pretty sure there are some S65 swapped 1M's out there. The 1M was significantly lighter than the e9x IIRC so if they can get the suspension setup right i'm sure they are a riot to drive.

The M2 has the more modern aggressive look, but I think the e9x is more timeless with its subtle lines and bonnet bulge. Both great cars honestly, I definitely would like to have an M2 in the stable at some point.
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I agree with the sentiments in this thread. I really like the m2 but it's lackluster in many regards compared to an e92. Size and weight it's actually pretty close.
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Just curious how you guys would feel about the M2 if the engine and exhaust sounded as good as the s65?

Personally, I think the m2 looks great. More aggressive and purposeful than the e90/92.

The s65 was the primary reason I bought my m3.
Pretty sure there are some S65 swapped 1M's out there. The 1M was significantly lighter than the e9x IIRC so if they can get the suspension setup right i'm sure they are a riot to drive.

The M2 has the more modern aggressive look, but I think the e9x is more timeless with its subtle lines and bonnet bulge. Both great cars honestly, I definitely would like to have an M2 in the stable at some point.
I have a 4.6L s65 Track Prepped 1M Clone. It's an entirely different car than an e9x m3 or a 1M.
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I have a 4.6L s65 Track Prepped 1M Clone. It's an entirely different car than an e9x m3 or a 1M.
yeah...its an animal.
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