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      07-23-2013, 01:46 AM   #1
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2006 e90 325i BLACK photos

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2006 e90 325i
VMR (VB3) Vader Black custom powder coated wheels: 19"-8.5" & 19"-9.5"
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      07-23-2013, 01:48 AM   #2
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      07-23-2013, 01:49 AM   #3
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You mean 325? Lol.

Wheels look good! Nice choice in tires. =) Now drop it like its hot! Well done!
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a nice drop and blacklines will help out a lot, i really like the interior color
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      07-23-2013, 01:57 AM   #5
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You mean 325? Lol.

Wheels look good! Nice choice in tires. =) Now drop it like its hot! Well done!
My bad, shit haha
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      07-23-2013, 01:58 AM   #6
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a nice drop and blacklines will help out a lot, i really like the interior color
Any recommendation on dropping it? Never done that before but I know it will look much better. How you go about that?
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      07-23-2013, 02:02 AM   #7
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+1 on the drop and blacklines, but either than that your car looks nice and i love your interior! thanks for sharing!
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Any recommendation on dropping it? Never done that before but I know it will look much better. How you go about that?
you have a couple options, depends on how much you wanna spend and how low you wanna go. Springs are cheapest ($200-$350) but they are really bouncy and have a fixed ride height. Coilovers are the best option in my opinion but they are pricey. I think they're well worth the money. Improved handling, adjustable ride height, and many brands offer adjustable dampening so you can adjust how soft or firm the ride is. If you have any further questions don't hesitate to PM me. I have ST coilovers and I absolutely love them.
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      07-23-2013, 05:35 AM   #9
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Looking good - you're off to a great start. Love the interior!
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      07-23-2013, 06:29 AM   #10
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You mean 325? Lol.

Wheels look good! Nice choice in tires. =) Now drop it like its hot! Well done!
Lol what did he say before?
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Lol what did he say before?
Lol he just wrote the wrong model for the year.
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Looks great. The BMW grilles are a perfect match. They are glossier than I thought
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you have a couple options, depends on how much you wanna spend and how low you wanna go. Springs are cheapest ($200-$350) but they are really bouncy and have a fixed ride height. Coilovers are the best option in my opinion but they are pricey. I think they're well worth the money. Improved handling, adjustable ride height, and many brands offer adjustable dampening so you can adjust how soft or firm the ride is. If you have any further questions don't hesitate to PM me. I have ST coilovers and I absolutely love them.
Thanks a lot.

So when getting springs, you need to decide size / how much you want to drop before purchasing as you cant adjust correct? So any recommendation on how to determine that? Obviously it needs to be lowered, but I love the way it drives now and want avoid rub. How do i find right balance and go from there?

Also any recommendation if this should be done at BMW dealer or rather not? I bet at dealer its more expensive but then again probably more reliable?

Lastly I always try to keep in mind carfax records and trade-in / resell value. So I don't want to customize too drastically. Unless its easy to change back to factory settings when time comes
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nice start, the rims look great and i like the color combo. as previously said get some blacklines, and eventually get some xenons
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Looks awesome! You can't go wrong with vb3's!
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Thanks a lot.

So when getting springs, you need to decide size / how much you want to drop before purchasing as you cant adjust correct? So any recommendation on how to determine that? Obviously it needs to be lowered, but I love the way it drives now and want avoid rub. How do i find right balance and go from there?

Also any recommendation if this should be done at BMW dealer or rather not? I bet at dealer its more expensive but then again probably more reliable?

Lastly I always try to keep in mind carfax records and trade-in / resell value. So I don't want to customize too drastically. Unless its easy to change back to factory settings when time comes
Your best options for springs are h&r springs and eibach pro kit springs. Eibach will lower the car the least amount. H&r is popular because its cheap and you can lower it about 1.3-5 inches all the way around. If you wanted a more drastic drop h&r race would be the way to go. However they have a much harsher ride quality. Do not get them installed at BMW. Go to another reputable shop and get this done. You can look in the regional section for where you are from and there should be a list of shops you can check out to get the install
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Got it lowered and blacklines. Much better. Will add photos soon.

Any recommendation on darker headlights / xenons?
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      08-10-2013, 01:59 AM   #21
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Nice rims have em too but in gun metal
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Looking good bro
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