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      12-30-2011, 03:16 AM   #45
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*whistles while changing sig* LCI paddles is what I ended up going with and all i have
Doesn't hurt to ask though. Damn these LCI paddles are hard to find...and the wheel with LCI paddles even.
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      12-30-2011, 03:19 AM   #46
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Doesn't hurt to ask though. Damn these LCI paddles are hard to find...and the wheel with LCI paddles even.
thats why i got them
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thats why i got them
Where did you get them - new or from another forum member? How much did you get it for? And did you do a retrofit as well?

Sorry for the 20 questions...
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      12-30-2011, 03:33 AM   #48
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Where did you get them - new or from another forum member? How much did you get it for? And did you do a retrofit as well?

Sorry for the 20 questions...
I bought it brand new from Romania (wheel and paddles together).

It cost about $550 and took 5 weeks to arrive.

Stu special ordered the harness for it and installed the wheel, on Christmas Eve!
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looks good Luster, any plans for a drop?
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I bought it brand new from Romania (wheel and paddles together).

It cost about $550 and took 5 weeks to arrive.

Stu special ordered the harness for it and installed the wheel, on Christmas Eve!
5 weeks?!?!?! Wow. And talk about cutting it real close to Christmas but a great Christmas present no doubt!!

I heard of this Romainian seller on the forums - will try to search the forums. You got a lead? Thanks!
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Is this Romainian seller competitive? As good as Schmiedmann and getbmwparts?
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have you swapped the spacers around yet?
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      12-30-2011, 07:13 AM   #53
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have you swapped the spacers around yet?
I've ordered new wheels, the spacers are too big, I keep imagining seeing a wheel running down the road and then...*BANG* *scchhhhhhhhhhhhh*

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Is this Romainian seller competitive? As good as Schmiedmann and getbmwparts?
About half price, but stock isn't always available.

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5 weeks?!?!?! Wow. And talk about cutting it real close to Christmas but a great Christmas present no doubt!!

I heard of this Romainian seller on the forums - will try to search the forums. You got a lead? Thanks!
I emailed him a few hours ago, only got M3 with paddles

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looks good Luster, any plans for a drop?
Not yet, rubs quite a bit in the back already. We'll see how it goes when her new shoes arrive!
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What wheels are you going with? Something from the VMR deal?
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another set of wheels..mad!

I'm tempted to get a set of VB3 19", but think i'll save up for a set of genuine 313 performance wheels.
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What wheels are you going with? Something from the VMR deal?
Organising some original 163M ZCP (CSL) wheels. Fingers crossed that the deal with go through! Would love some originals.
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Why don't you just buy some wheels that will fit?
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Why don't you just buy some wheels that will fit?
lol, thats option 2. (i really want originals if i can make it happen)
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are there any noticeable differences between OEM 163M and VB3?
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are there any noticeable differences between OEM 163M and VB3?
only up close, they are very very close otherwise
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Just get some reps and save yourself a potential headache. Fitment will be easy and the 10" rears on the reps look better than OEM.
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SBC, does your car currently fitted with VB3? how do you rate them? quality-wise.
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SBC, does your car currently fitted with VB3? how do you rate them? quality-wise.
I've got Jason's GTCS which are essentially the same kind of thing. They're holding up pretty well with no real damage or anything. Probably a couple of tiny spots if I try and look closely but they've handled Sydney's wonderful roads (and road quality) perfectly well.
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nice..the current special offer is dirt cheap. i'm just a little skeptical cos its such a bargain.
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Hmm I got the M3 dct paddles instead !! Hey clint, we need to catch up again and with all the earth polluter boys too

We should have a diesel coffee meet
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