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      03-21-2010, 02:14 PM   #23
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Did Tony give it some beans in the 535i?
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      03-21-2010, 02:29 PM   #24
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I am gonna go ahead and disagree with flyfs6 on one point, I think the mirrors on the LCI cars are horrific, I really think they spoil the look of the car, the difference may not be great but it's enough to spoil the lines of the car, they just look out of place. More suited to a 4x4 or something
The problem is and that i've said before any new car that comes out will have large mirrors on them people will just (need to) get used to them.
Also the pre LCI has the same mirrors as the LCI, but i know you mean the older mirrors with just 1 crease across them not the 2.
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      03-21-2010, 02:33 PM   #25
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Did Tony give it some beans in the 535i?
Only a little, I had a go afterwards and I must admit, for a big ol' car like that, it's got plenty of poke in it and it doesn't feel boaty at all. The car pulled to 80 odd without a hint of hesitation while sounding lovely!!!
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The problem is and that i've said before any new car that comes out will have large mirrors on them people will just (need to) get used to them.
Also the pre LCI has the same mirrors as the LCI, but i know you mean the older mirrors with just 1 crease across them not the 2.
Yeah, am I correct in saying that the newer, larger mirrors are due to some EU legislation?

I dont think the size itself is a problem, they just need to be styled better! Though I guess due to the increased size there's only so much you can do!!
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Great pics. A good update for the E92. Liking the Msport and also the 225 style rims?! (What are they???????!) I do agree though about the wingmirrors. Much prefer the sexier original ones.
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Yeah, am I correct in saying that the newer, larger mirrors are due to some EU legislation?

I dont think the size itself is a problem, they just need to be styled better! Though I guess due to the increased size there's only so much you can do!!
Yeah a think its some EU thing.

Thats it size doesnt help unless your shallow hal lookin at them..
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Great pics. A good update for the E92. Liking the Msport and also the 225 style rims?! (What are they???????!) I do agree though about the wingmirrors. Much prefer the sexier original ones.
313 is the new wheel code on the Msport.
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313 is the new wheel code on the Msport.
And in the pics they look very similar to the 225's.

I dont like the 5 spoke twin ones ive seen though.
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Carlos,

A couple of those pics are of a pre-LCI car which happens to have the newer mirror style but the old 225 wheels.

The M-Sport 19" wheels on LCI cars are the same as the 313 Performance (minus the Performance branding).
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Oh ok, those twin 5 spokers?!
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Yes, Carl, those 5 twin spoke wheels.

toxicnerve - about the mirrors, I love it...

My mirrors are bigger than yours
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Love the back end on that 535i but im still not sure about the front end. Well done to Anneka for arranging that - shame it wasnt a great turn out, maybe the weather stopped a few from showing up?? I would have been there but i was up in Lincoln. May pop to Sytners for a nosey this week.
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loving the write up and pics
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