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      11-25-2009, 09:13 PM   #111
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Lowered != good handling
If someone is posting their car in the "slammed thread", they obviously don't care about handling that much.
You're clearly exaggerating with 3" lower and 5" poke. I'm just saying that almost everyone one of these cars would be much better off with lowering the front 0.5-1" or raising the rear respectfully.
BMWs come with reverse rake from the factory. It's just not flattering to look at.
Lowered doesnt always equal good handling. If you go too low and compromise your suspension that kills handling. You need some movement of everything to take impacts and the surface of the road or else you lose traction. Plus if you go really wide wheel with really skinny tire you are losing more grip there compared to if you went with a big wide tire. IE if you run a 10 inch wheel, you should be running 275 tires or more.
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so 19 inch wheels with the tiny tires are put on for handling sake? lip kits are put on for aerodynamics right?

im pretty sure a slammed e9x looks good, i think the white one pictured before your post looks amazing, and many people would agree.
Actually, you two are right. I did jump the gun a little bit, with this being a "slammed" thread.
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Dude all you do is bash people on here
I kind of agree here. Let people mod their cars the way they want to. Maybe what you consider "constructive" is demeaning to them. Just saying
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I have posted my car. It has 5800 miles on it with KW coils, OEM BMW Performance grilles, and M6 winter wheels. I'll post pictures when it's actually modded and the way I want it.
This is a public forum. I'm expressing my opinions, publicly. I give praise where it's deserved, and constructive criticism otherwise. If someone thinks their car is slammed even though it has wheel gap, I'll be sure to correct them.
You state that its a public forum with everybody having their own opinion. But you go around telling everybody that their car is too high when they have it set where they want to, thats my only confusion.

I for one, think running uber wide wheels with tiny tires is ridiculous. But this is my opinion, and you have yours. Thats totally fine. But telling everybody that posts a picture they need wider wheels and to drop it just gets old after awhile, dont you think?

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I understand that it's a public forum and you like to express your opinions, but you don't have to be a complete ass about it. Please be respectful of other people's rides please. my .02 cents.
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      12-18-2009, 03:54 AM   #112
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i dont see why people get mad when they post the wrong car in the wrong thread. if your car is on just springs, i guarantee you its not slammed, if you dont scrape, its not slammed. dont say its not practical. of course its not, its slammed. its about knowing how to get around these shitty ass streets we have around here while barely clearing city titties. if not destroying them while changing lanes lol
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      12-18-2009, 03:57 AM   #113
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slammed

not slammed (though very very secksiiii)
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      12-18-2009, 08:45 AM   #114
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I can't wait until Spring to slam my pig
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      12-18-2009, 03:02 PM   #115
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slammed

not slammed (though very very secksiiii)
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i really dont care about this bumper im going to turn the coils down more once i get new bumper.
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      12-18-2009, 08:50 PM   #119
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thanks!
i hope that wasnt sarcasm cuz i love your car, its way more functional than the one above it in my post.
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Dumped up front with a little rake. I like it
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      12-18-2009, 10:48 PM   #122
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thought i'd post a few



wow! front drop looks perfect. What are you dropped on?
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dang that looks really good!
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wow! front drop looks perfect. What are you dropped on?
Thanks, surprisingly H&R Sport Springs on stock sport struts
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no BMW Style 5's

but not anymore since he sold them and is getting rid of the car IIRC
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      12-19-2009, 11:46 AM   #127
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i hope that wasnt sarcasm cuz i love your car, its way more functional than the one above it in my post.
None at all, much thanks.

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The Style 5s look really good. Makes me wanna build a set of 18" BBS RS'.
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why post in the slammed thread if its not slammed? i dont get it
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why post in the slammed thread if its not slammed? i dont get it
Why post negative comments here if rolling stock? Don't get it.
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Thanks, surprisingly H&R Sport Springs on stock sport struts
Whaa?? lol I need HR sport bad. Im on eibach sportlines and the drop is no where near that in the front. I have stock ZSP shocks also.
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