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      02-15-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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New to the forums with a new car!

Hi guys,

My name is Dan. I'm from Sydney Australia and I have just purchased an e92 335i. It's a 2008 M Sports.

So far I've put wheels on it. They are 20's, not my first choice, I actually had them because I was about to put them on my old car, but it was stolen before the wheels were fitted! So this is the new car and the wheels just fit! They are Breyton GTS matte black 20"x8.5 front, 20"x10 rear. The fronts fit ok, could probably do with a lower profile tyre. The back left fits good, however the back right is super tight due to the e92 suspension setup being lower on that side... which makes no sense to me in an RHD, unlike driver offset in an LHD.

To fit the wheels in the back, the guards were rolled and the camber adjusted 0.5 degree as well. The back right still scrubs on bumps.

Windows have been tinted down to 15%.

I intend to mod this car up a fair bit, so probably first up will be coilovers so I can perfect the wheel fitment, and I'm not a fan of the M Sports suspension anyway.

Hope you guys like the ride and I'm looking forward to being active in this forum community.

Thanks

Dan



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      02-15-2013, 08:49 PM   #2
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Your steering wheel is on the wrong side!
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      02-15-2013, 10:59 PM   #3
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congrats dude. I have space grey too. Chop of those ugly tips and get a pair of 3.5" powder coated black Dimisa tips. I will post a pic after I get new wheels. Do a very light tint of the tail lites. I got the kidney grill rings wrapped in matte black like the IS. (leave slats as is). I like gunmetal/machine faced on my space grey and plan to buy these 18" wheels. There is no end to how much you can mod this car. Sometimes I wonder where to draw the line. Look at this sample.
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      02-15-2013, 11:29 PM   #4
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that paint is like glass, holy hell so clean. massive wheels but i like the look, hope the roads are paved well in Syndney! congrats on the purchase.

isn't the markup on cars insane in australia?
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      02-15-2013, 11:45 PM   #5
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Your steering wheel is on the wrong side!


Congrats for the new car!!
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      02-15-2013, 11:50 PM   #6
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Your car is so clean, this is my favorite color. Welcome to the forum!
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      02-16-2013, 12:27 AM   #7
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Thanks for the comments guys, yes the wheel is on the wrong side! hahah

And yes we get smashed with the mark up here, for example this is a 2008 and the going price is AU$50-60k which at the moment is probably like US$49500-59500, which I'm pretty sure you guys can get them new for that? It sucks a big one, but unfortunately that's the way it is..
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      02-16-2013, 02:23 AM   #8
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Beautiful car, loving the color combo
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      02-16-2013, 02:54 AM   #9
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      02-16-2013, 06:11 AM   #10
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Congrats on the purchase. I still can't get over how thin that sidewall is. The Toyota Echo pales in comparison
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      02-16-2013, 06:45 AM   #11
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congrats on your new 3 and good luck with all the mods
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      02-16-2013, 07:56 AM   #12
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Space Gray... Awesome decision!
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      02-16-2013, 01:24 PM   #13
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Thanks for the comments guys, yes the wheel is on the wrong side! hahah

And yes we get smashed with the mark up here, for example this is a 2008 and the going price is AU$50-60k which at the moment is probably like US$49500-59500, which I'm pretty sure you guys can get them new for that? It sucks a big one, but unfortunately that's the way it is..
Couldn't you just buy one in the US and have them ship it to you? I think that car would cost around $22k here...But I guess then the wheel really would be on the wrong side haha

Don't usually like coupes at all but this is pretty good looking! Looks like there is some type of aftermarket exhaust too, do you know what it is?

Enjoy it!
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      02-16-2013, 03:26 PM   #14
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Car looks great with the wheels man!! And your paint is flawless
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