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      11-12-2009, 11:53 AM   #23
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let me know.. i found them online too for like 70 so if u have them cheaper than that then maybe
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      11-16-2009, 07:43 PM   #25
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20's too big?

so i'm thinking about making the move to some bigger rims.. are 20's too big? I want the grey breyton cs's with the red lip.. i found them cheaper in the 20's than the 19s. would that be a mistake?
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      11-16-2009, 07:50 PM   #26
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Mods as shown on Sara's car and a drop. Should get you started.

Edit: I think you should stick to 19's.. 20's are too big for the E90 IMO..
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      11-30-2009, 10:31 PM   #27
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rims - help ASAP

I can actually get rims now, need to get 18"s.

It's between black Breyton GTS's or black and machined rial ravenna's.

Anyone seen either in person, or have any experiences with either company? Also, i dont know what would happen if i could curb rash with the Breytons; does the pain just come off leaving the rim silver?

I am buying them tomorrow, someone please help me make my mind up
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      11-30-2009, 10:53 PM   #28
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If I was in your position....I would save up for some wheels while adding little inexpensive mods to the car (Grilles, tint, etc.). I'm not saying those wheels look bad, but some other wheels would fit your car a lot better. Especially in the color you want your wheels. Great taste!
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      11-30-2009, 11:11 PM   #29
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like what? i actually have to buy rims now, i cracked a stock one. long story. but im leaning towards the breytons, they look more expensive.
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      11-30-2009, 11:14 PM   #30
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i foudn this pic of a 1 series with the breytons.. what u guys think
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      11-30-2009, 11:16 PM   #31
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In my opinion, 16's are a little small to be power coated. Unless you put springs on your car, it might look a little cheesy?
However do you work? If so save up a little money and invest on some wheels. BEST modification you can do to your car hands down.
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      11-30-2009, 11:17 PM   #32
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nice first car!!
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      12-01-2009, 12:24 AM   #33
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thanks... danny, i'm getting rims tomorrow probably. I just wanted to get some opinions on the breyton gts's before i seal the deal
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      12-01-2009, 09:51 AM   #34
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please dont powdercoat your 16 inch wheels because its going to look like you get so much brake dust and you forgot to clean it
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Congrats on your new ride, OP. I'd follow Sara's advice on modding. Can't go wrong with what she said. That being said, you should go for whitelines. Blacklines are played out.


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please dont powdercoat your 16 inch wheels because its going to look like you get so much brake dust and you forgot to clean it
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I have black Breytons on my car and get soo many compliments on them, I think they would be a good choice, 18's would look perfect on an E90
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just get a powerbox for some more power
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      12-04-2009, 01:06 AM   #38
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OK I'm going to take this a step farther and do a price break down for you.

2006 325i

Black Matte Grills. Little mod that makes a BIG difference in the front end.
$70
(excuse the bugs)


For the headlights:
Black Amber Gone Vinyl Overlays. Gives the car a kinda of sassy appearance in rear view mirrors.
$30


Tail Lights: Really sexes up the back end. Compliments the curves of the car.
Blacklines OEM $230. Then sell you stocks for $200 to a BMW Repair Shop. Out of pocket cost $30.



Chrome Tip exhaust: Ask your Tech at BMW for spares lying around. Cost Free.

pic in post above.

Then a nice set of staggered wheels to make the car look more aggressive and have the girls heads turn.
and you get





All total less than $2,000.00
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      12-04-2009, 01:16 AM   #39
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suspension > wheels
For once, I think we actually agree on something Derek haha.
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      12-04-2009, 04:44 AM   #40
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dont paint your wheels.....it wont make any difference!......Just waist of money

wait sometime and buy some nice wheels.

And get some blacklines for the taillights.
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