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    1. Poll: 19x8.5, offset is 45

      19x8.5, offset is 45
    2. Poll: I was looking for new wheels for my wife's car...

      I was looking for new wheels for my wife's car and saw that UP Wheels has 20% off on their ebay store. It's an even better deal now than when I bought mine.

      http://stores.ebay.com/UPWheels
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      Thanks. ET45 offset 19x8.5

      Thanks. ET45 offset 19x8.5
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      Thank you! That was the look I was going for. :)...

      Thank you! That was the look I was going for. :)



      They are only 19". I went from my 20s down to 19.

      I have a thread on the wheels here: ...
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      I installed new Ultimate Performance or UP wheels...

      I installed new Ultimate Performance or UP wheels a few weeks ago but I figure I should contribute to this thread for once. :D

      Silver machined face UP520

      http://www.upwheels.com/
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      Same here. It has been squeaking since maybe 40k...

      Same here. It has been squeaking since maybe 40k mikes. I'm at 100k and still the original set. I've asked dealer about it and they say breaks have plenty left but the noise is due to cold brakes....
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      I actually recently did this with the wifi...

      I actually recently did this with the wifi adapter version ($12) since it's a lot cheaper and I use the Dash app (free). It works great!
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      You make it sound so easy!!! :) I'm in CA. If...

      You make it sound so easy!!! :) I'm in CA. If you were closer, I'd buy it today. I would really have to think about if I can do it myself.
    9. Poll: Thank you everyone who voted. It really helped...

      Thank you everyone who voted. It really helped me decide which one to go with.

      Thanks to UP Wheels for the awesome customer service and dealing with all my questions. Ordering was easy and I...
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      I would like the old set but how easy/hard is it...

      I would like the old set but how easy/hard is it to install for a beginner? I haven't kept in touch with the problems with these 3rd party headlights. Do they function properly or will I need to...
    11. here's my "build" thread. I should have a few...

      here's my "build" thread. I should have a few more pics soon since I had new wheels installed.
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    12. Not sure it makes a difference since you made...

      Not sure it makes a difference since you made your decision but it might help others in the future. I too felt it was very soft. I came from a 335i coupe with sports suspension and I really liked...
    13. Apparently a lot of places do 4 wheel alignment. ...

      Apparently a lot of places do 4 wheel alignment. I finally did it for the first time today. There were interesting results.

      1. They said There is no way to adjust camber in the front on this...
    14. Poll: Man, that does look good! You are right, I...

      Man, that does look good!


      You are right, I think if I went gunmetal, I would have to tint my windows and vinyl the chrome stuff on my car to black.


      I had the exact same ones on my...
    15. Poll: Well, due to desperate need of new tires, I will...

      Well, due to desperate need of new tires, I will go with the highest votes ..... Option 1

      Thank you to all who voted and who provided input.
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      Close, I drive around 70-75mpg on an open hwy. ...

      Close, I drive around 70-75mpg on an open hwy. when I drive in busier cities, I get much better mpg (less drag I guess?)
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      There is a thread of someone who did LED strips...

      There is a thread of someone who did LED strips and it really help. Several members ended up doing the same thing. Use the search function, it should be easy to find, original post end of 2012 or...
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      Wow! I drive mostly highway and I've never...

      Wow! I drive mostly highway and I've never gotten that much with 30 mi left. I've gotten 700 miles with 0 left. My avg in 95k miles is 40.0mpg. I'm happy but I would be happier with 48. :) Good...
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      We are completely off topic now but you can...

      We are completely off topic now but you can complain about a certain aspect on something that you really like. I like my car but no car is perfect.
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      Honestly, I never liked the brakes on this car. ...

      Honestly, I never liked the brakes on this car. I got used to it now but it never felt like it was going to tighten up. I think it also depends on what car you were previously driving. Comparing...
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