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      05-24-2012, 10:50 PM   #23
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I keep trying to want a different color, but you just can't beat black...
Yes, I love the white, my E92 was AW. But, this colors amazing.
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BSM Dropped on H&R sport.
We can be evil twins. You're Snake Eyes, I'm Storm Shadow.

(PS: sorry about the dirty car. Still haven't washed it)
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BSM Dropped on H&R sport.
We can be evil twins. You're Snake Eyes, I'm Storm Shadow.

(PS: sorry about the dirty car. Still haven't washed it)

Wow! Are those 19" rims?

And definitely Alpine White FTW!!! This colour rocks!!!

Your car is awesome bro!!!
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Wow! Are those 19" rims?

And definitely Alpine White FTW!!! This colour rocks!!!

Your car is awesome bro!!!
Yep. The 401 style 19" wheels. They're not as aggressive looking compared to the Sport Line wheels, but I can live with it. The diameter mattered more to me. They might be a little to soft and classy for the M-sport bumper when I get it... but we'll see. I'm stuck with them for at least 4 years.

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What will you do with the M Sport bumper if you return your car after the 4 year lease?

I thought the 18" and 19" rims were the same design but different in size? :
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here are some more pics, car is dirty but was playing around with that facebook camera app.


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(PS: sorry about the dirty car. Still haven't washed it)
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(awesome pics, but mainly awesome car!)
When is your's due to arrive?
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(PS: sorry about the dirty car. Still haven't washed it)
hahaha looks like you have a spy in the backseat
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When is your's due to arrive?
I want to say sometimes the 2nd half of June... I just hope it's ASAP!

and seeing your car i really want to drop my car too!
probably HR Sport... i wont do the Super Sport...

would you advice me to do the suspension pack too? or is the shorter spring enough?

or should i wait for Biltstein to release their pack ?
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I want to say sometimes the 2nd half of June... I just hope it's ASAP!

and seeing your car i really want to drop my car too!
probably HR Sport... i wont do the Super Sport...

would you advice me to do the suspension pack too? or is the shorter spring enough?

or should i wait for Biltstein to release their pack ?
I've been putting a lot of miles on the car since installing H&R Sports. I want it to settle quickly so I can get an alignment. Here are a couple thoughts.

- Sports are supposed to lower the car .8 inch in the front (for Sport Line). But I think it's a tiny bit more than that on a 335i... thanks to the heavier engine.

- I also think it's getting lower as it settles.

- The ride. I came from the Sport Line which is already lowered but with the H&R there is a noticeable decline in ride quality. Some say it's stiffer. I beg to differ. I think it's a little bouncier. Not much. Just a little. There is less travel room in the strut, so you have to be wary of any road hazards. (Before people claim I'm out of my mind, I've had a lot of experience with lowered cars. I've lowered hundreds of cars in my life time. Everything from chopping springs to installing amazing coilover systems with every adjustment possible. Heck, I've been lowering cars as a teenager before I even had a drivers license.).

- THAT BEING SAID. You get used to the ride quite quickly. I only noticed those differences because I'm super particular about my ride comfort. I prefer a more comfy ride vs super stiff and racecar-like. If someone drove your car and you didn't tell them it was lowered, they probably wouldn't notice the difference. My wife didn't notice the difference in ride quality. It still sucks up moderate bumps quite well.

- The springs are supposed to be progressive, so I'm sure they'll stiffen up if you take it around corners at fun speeds.

- For your car, I'm sure you'll see more difference in ride quality since it is the standard height.

- If you lower your car, it's a trade off. Inconvenience + Killer Look.

- If you're serious about ride quality and daily driving, wait for a package. If you're serious about sportiness and great looks, get the H&R Sport Springs now and upgrade when a kit becomes available. It doesn't break the bank to lower on H&R.

Hope this has helped!
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Are you going to change the turn signals into white bulbs/led btw?
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Yeah, the little has claimed the entire back seat. And to top if off, he's blowing his coat right now. Black interior, white fur everywhere! Oy vey!
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I've been putting a lot of miles on the car since installing H&R Sports. I want it to settle quickly so I can get an alignment. Here are a couple thoughts.

- Sports are supposed to lower the car .8 inch in the front (for Sport Line). But I think it's a tiny bit more than that on a 335i... thanks to the heavier engine.

- I also think it's getting lower as it settles.

- The ride. I came from the Sport Line which is already lowered but with the H&R there is a noticeable decline in ride quality. Some say it's stiffer. I beg to differ. I think it's a little bouncier. Not much. Just a little. There is less travel room in the strut, so you have to be wary of any road hazards. (Before people claim I'm out of my mind, I've had a lot of experience with lowered cars. I've lowered hundreds of cars in my life time. Everything from chopping springs to installing amazing coilover systems with every adjustment possible. Heck, I've been lowering cars as a teenager before I even had a drivers license.).

- THAT BEING SAID. You get used to the ride quite quickly. I only noticed those differences because I'm super particular about my ride comfort. I prefer a more comfy ride vs super stiff and racecar-like. If someone drove your car and you didn't tell them it was lowered, they probably wouldn't notice the difference. My wife didn't notice the difference in ride quality. It still sucks up moderate bumps quite well.

- The springs are supposed to be progressive, so I'm sure they'll stiffen up if you take it around corners at fun speeds.

- For your car, I'm sure you'll see more difference in ride quality since it is the standard height.

- If you lower your car, it's a trade off. Inconvenience + Killer Look.

- If you're serious about ride quality and daily driving, wait for a package. If you're serious about sportiness and great looks, get the H&R Sport Springs now and upgrade when a kit becomes available. It doesn't break the bank to lower on H&R.

Hope this has helped!
Thanks for your expert opinion!

The H&R sport springs are very affordable... $400 for all 4 corners!

but i think i will wait for a nice pack springs and dampers.
i wont rush for now...



EDIT:
Looks like my wishes are being answered already !!:




NOTICE THE VERY nice LITTLE OFFSET IN THE BACK !! that's what i am after !

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Bilstein > H&R everyday! Would love to see a PSS10 kit for the F30
Nothing mentioned on their site however..
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Thanks for your expert opinion!

The H&R sport springs are very affordable... $400 for all 4 corners!

but i think i will wait for a nice pack springs and dampers.
i wont rush for now...



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NOTICE THE VERY nice LITTLE OFFSET IN THE BACK !! that's what i am after !
Isn't that just spacers?
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