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      02-04-2023, 06:13 PM   #1
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Effective wing recommendations E92 M3.

Hey everyone,

I was wondering what yíall think the best application for a rear wing would be? Not going for looks, Iím actually wanting some real added downforce. Iím for sure a novice on track but I am getting way more confident and comfortable in my track days. I am not knowledgeable on attack angle and proper setup but I do think I would want adjustment there though. I know there are threads and I am going through them picking up information but Iíd like to see some opinions based off use and maybe some pics of your applications if ya gotíem. Thanx in advance!
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The easy solution is a big APR wing with less angle. Other options are Zebulon and Aeromotions.
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The easy solution is a big APR wing with less angle. Other options are Zebulon and Aeromotions.
Thank you!
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Thank you!
Iíd think on this one. Your car looks (beautiful), but fairly stock? Youíll get more out of a bucket seat and harness than aero.

One of those wings will require a balancing splitter. Definitely will kill street manners.
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Iíd think on this one. Your car looks (beautiful), but fairly stock? Youíll get more out of a bucket seat and harness than aero.

One of those wings will require a balancing splitter. Definitely will kill street manners.
I was thinking of picking up a carbon trunk for the wing. I wanted to put a disconnect on the trunk wire so I can remove while regular street driving. That way the wing is on the carbon trunk and I can put my stock one back on fairly easy. I have a splitter now. Itís about 3Ē off the ground with brake ducts. Again Iím not ripping like the people around me but I am carrying my speed well and I want a lil more plant in the rear. A seat with harness is in my plans as well. Thanx for the recommendations.
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But what does the aero enable? Higher speeds in corners, stability for the first part of brake zone assuming youíre able to brake hard (tire and brake dependent), maybe stability in floaty sections on the track.

All things that will be tossing you around at greater propensity on the oem seats.

Also, still doesnít address the balanced front. Youíll just introduce a ton of understeer.
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But what does the aero enable? Higher speeds in corners, stability for the first part of brake zone assuming youíre able to brake hard (tire and brake dependent), maybe stability in floaty sections on the track.

All things that will be tossing you around at greater propensity on the oem seats.

Also, still doesnít address the balanced front. Youíll just introduce a ton of understeer.
Yeah I understand what your saying. I did notice a difference with the lip on my last 3 days. At speeds above 70 or so turn in feels more stable but I almost feel like the front is getting a little bit my rear is getting nothing new. Hard braking sometimes feels fishy at turn in and I thought a wing might mitigate some of that. Think a couple flicks on the front with the lip would help at all or no?
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What tires do you have? I just went full functioning Aero this year, chassis mounted splitter and wing. The problem now is that I am not up to the cars level. I have the aero feeling pretty balanced, but there's still more time left in the car and it's on me and trusting the aero.

I'd say get the 9lives wing, its very effective and pretty cheap with lots of upgrades, but I'd recommend seats and harnesses before that for sure. That was the biggest change for on track feel that I did, and it was so worth it.
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What tires do you have? I just went full functioning Aero this year, chassis mounted splitter and wing. The problem now is that I am not up to the cars level. I have the aero feeling pretty balanced, but there's still more time left in the car and it's on me and trusting the aero.

I'd say get the 9lives wing, its very effective and pretty cheap with lots of upgrades, but I'd recommend seats and harnesses before that for sure. That was the biggest change for on track feel that I did, and it was so worth it.
Yeah I agree on the seat but I guess I didnít place it so high on the overall improvement list as much as safety. I do admit there are times when shifting around does steal a little physical attention from the task at hand. I appreciate everyoneís info on that though. Makes total sense and I might have to change my focus here.
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