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      05-27-2012, 02:36 PM   #23
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looking good. love those wheels.

for some reason your stock ride height doesnt look that bad. the rear looks low already.

i wish BMW offered sport susp. on the XI already. just announced today that the F30 XI still doesnt get sport susp. maybe they are waiting for the M335XI for the sport susp.
are u saying that my 09 e90 xdrive doesnt have sport susp. even though i have the sport package with 18" wheel stock?
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      05-29-2012, 10:35 AM   #24
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are u saying that my 09 e90 xdrive doesnt have sport susp. even though i have the sport package with 18" wheel stock?
There is no sports suspension available for Xdrives. Sports package doesnt include any suspension change.
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I wanted to keep the rolling diameter as close to even as possible front to rear. So specifically for the Hankooks V12s the 225/35/19's are at 823 revs per mile and the 265/30/19's are at a 821 revs per mile - 2 revs per mile difference. The 235/35/19 are 816 revs per mile which would have put me at a 5 revs per mile difference front to back.

This varies by model of tire. I was also looking at the Conti DW's and for those I would have gone with 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 since those are at a 818 and 821 respectively.

Just want to keep the X-Drive system as happy as possible!
I understand your logic, but 235/265 is still fine. You really need to lower it.
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I understand your logic, but 235/265 is still fine. You really need to lower it.
Yeah 235/265 would have been fine - a lot of people run the Hankook V12's w/o any issues.

I've narrowed it down to KW V1's or Eibach/Koni shock/spring combo. Can't wait to drop it!
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      06-06-2013, 09:46 AM   #27
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Old post, just curious if you dropped the car and if you still like the rims?
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      06-06-2013, 11:22 AM   #28
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Old post, just curious if you dropped the car and if you still like the rims?
Yes and yes. I went with KW V1's. Here's my review of them. I like the wheels, sometimes I wish I would've gone with M5 reps, but I still really like them a lot!
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Its really funny you say that because that's what I'm debating between... 313 ans M5 reps.
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car looks good, looks like youre taking a dump on that last pic
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car looks good, looks like youre taking a dump on that last pic
Who says I wasn't?
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Its really funny you say that because that's what I'm debating between... 313 ans M5 reps.
Both are good options. The design of the wheels are very similar.
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