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      02-27-2012, 11:00 AM   #23
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Tyres fitted today, looking goooooood

Fingers crossed I'll get the car washed tomorrow, and the new wheels fitted - I refuse to fit them to a dirty car!
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Tyres fitted today, looking goooooood

Fingers crossed I'll get the car washed tomorrow, and the new wheels fitted - I refuse to fit them to a diry car!
where are fo..king fotos?
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where are fo..king fotos?
Not much of a picture at the moment - the wheels are all in the back of the car, carefully packed with old sheets and pieces of cardboard, and the car is filthy, sitting on the car park at work

Patience!
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OK, just a teaser they're now sealed and clean and waiting to be fitted tomorrow...



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Would love to see them on your car mate....they are looking good in your living room, but will look better on your car
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Should have got Steve to fit em Paul!!

Pleased he did a good job for you

Need BMW centre caps IMO though, not a fan of the aftermarket ones that are on the rims now.
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Really keen to see photos of these wheels on the car!
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Should have got Steve to fit em Paul!!

Pleased he did a good job for you

Need BMW centre caps IMO though, not a fan of the aftermarket ones that are on the rims now.
I wanted to get them sealed before I put them on, it was deliberate not to have him swap them for me

And they now have BMW centre caps, I didn't like the XTK ones either. Pics...
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And now it REALLY needs lowering! The gap on those front wheels is criminal
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Looks Paul,very smart

I particularly like the black (front)/silver (rear) bolt theme going on,are you hoping to start a new trend?

You need some lockers Chap,I'd hate to see the car on bricks.
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Very nice! I think I will get saving the pennies for a set of these.
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Defo needs a subtle lowering now for sure!

Eibach springs did the job on my M3, just enough to make a visual improvement without looking too silly!

Agree about the lockers, get some on it!

The wheels look better with the roundel centres also
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Thanks

The black/silver bolt thing... when I bought the spacers they sent silver bolts with black caps because the black bolts were on back order for ages. The caps looked fine on the MV3s, but they look stupid with these wheels.

Black bolts are next on my list - along with some extended lockers if I can find some.
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The black/silver bolt thing... when I bought the spacers they sent silver bolts with black caps because the black bolts were on back order for ages. The caps looked fine on the MV3s, but they look stupid with these wheels.

Black bolts are next on my list - along with some extended lockers if I can find some.
Teddy at SSDD supplied my spacers, longer bolts and longer lockers when I last purchased some - give him a try Paul
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Looks good that!
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Thought id share my new rims too!
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Parapaul, they look brilliant.
Do you think you should have gone for 19 inch CSLs?
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Thought id share my new rims too!

Are these 18 or 19 inch?
And are these hyper black or some other colour?
Look brilliant IMO.
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Parapaul, they look brilliant.
Do you think you should have gone for 19 inch CSLs?
Cheers

No, even though the 19" CSLs look amazing, I've had 19s in the past, and the ride quality on them is just shocking. I knew I wanted to stick with 18s, and I'm pleased with how these look.
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No, even though the 19" CSLs look amazing, I've had 19s in the past, and the ride quality on them is just shocking. I knew I wanted to stick with 18s, and I'm pleased with how these look.
Glad that you took the right decision.
So whats next mate, lowering it?
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