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      05-03-2012 05:15 PM #1
      Saw this guy on the freeway. This is what I consider the perfect stance. perfect wheel gap and drop, no camber bull****, and just the right offset. sorry about the crappy phone picture though.

      Let's see what you guys think is the perfect stance.

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      05-03-2012 05:21 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Dieselstation View Post
      Saw this guy on the freeway. This is what I consider the perfect stance. perfect wheel gap and drop, no camber bull****, and just the right offset. sorry about the crappy phone picture though.

      Let's see what you guys think is the perfect stance.

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      05-03-2012 05:26 PM #5
      Looks like about a 1/2 inch of suspension travel. Looks nice, but I need to keep my fillings in my teeth intact.

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      05-03-2012 05:29 PM #6
      Looks like it would rub the fenders under hard cornering. I'd raise it an inch and call it a day.

      Though it's still infinitely better than what people usually refer to "stance" as.
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      05-03-2012 05:29 PM #7
      perfect stance
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      05-03-2012 05:33 PM #9
      That's how I like it. Where the fenders sit just above the tires.
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      05-03-2012 05:33 PM #10
      saw him driving along normally. no super stiff bouncy suspension, and he seemed to change lanes fine. didn't seem to rub. It must be a thing with BMW's or something because they all look like it might rub, but it doesn't.

      Do BMW's need to have their fenders rolled?
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      05-03-2012 05:34 PM #11
      I like it. To me, that's what "lower it" should mean. Sadly, it tends to mean "retard it."
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      05-03-2012 05:39 PM #12
      i agree that is perfect
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      05-03-2012 05:40 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Dieselstation View Post
      saw him driving along normally. no super stiff bouncy suspension, and he seemed to change lanes fine. didn't seem to rub. It must be a thing with BMW's or something because they all look like it might rub, but it doesn't.

      Do BMW's need to have their fenders rolled?
      *not an expert* but typical independent suspension designs tuck the wheel inward as they travel up, thus allowing fairly tight fender-tire gaps. chances are he's running aftermarket coilovers, so his suspension travel IS less than stock BUT still decent. the car's i've ridden in that have a similar *shudder* stance (hate that word) ride noticably firmer than stock but, if set up correctly, are not bouncy or otherwise uncomfortable.
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      05-03-2012 05:47 PM #14
      I'm so happy to see other people on Vortex that agree with not slamming **** on it's face.
      I hate seeing rim tuck, and tire tuck slightly annoys me.
      I would almost say 1/2 inch higher for the BMW in the OP, but if it's not bouncy and doesn't rub it's perfect.

      I like my car to be functional because if I want to take a corner hard I should be able to without smacking axles and rubbing fenders.
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      05-03-2012 05:53 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by BluMagic View Post
      perfect stance



      I really think my 2010 Golf TDI has a perfect stance in factory form (the following blue one is 71sbeetle's car, but looks identical):



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      05-03-2012 05:57 PM #18
      Both the BMW and Audi look good

      That's what I like, i.e. not tucked up under the fender with a slight gap between it and the tire.
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      05-03-2012 05:58 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by FACTORYBOOST View Post
      I'm so happy to see other people on Vortex that agree with not slamming **** on it's face.
      I hate seeing rim tuck, and tire tuck slightly annoys me.
      I would almost say 1/2 inch higher for the BMW in the OP, but if it's not bouncy and doesn't rub it's perfect.

      I like my car to be functional because if I want to take a corner hard I should be able to without smacking axles and rubbing fenders.

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      05-03-2012 06:23 PM #20
      So is TCL giving in and accepting "Stance" as a verb ?

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      05-03-2012 06:29 PM #21
      My own car, but I am partial to this. Euro drop. Real tires, and the fenders riding just off the tread.

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      05-03-2012 06:57 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by uncle_scott View Post
      My own car, but I am partial to this. Euro drop. Real tires, and the fenders riding just off the tread.


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      05-03-2012 07:22 PM #23
      Pretty sure I've seen that BMW before.

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      05-03-2012 07:30 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by uncle_scott View Post
      My own car, but I am partial to this. Euro drop. Real tires, and the fenders riding just off the tread.

      YES!!!

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      05-03-2012 07:30 PM #25
      my own car, but i think its a good "stance"


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      05-03-2012 07:31 PM #26
      The BMW in the OP is nice for sure. Good example.

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      05-03-2012 08:14 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by uncle_scott View Post
      My own car, but I am partial to this. Euro drop. Real tires, and the fenders riding just off the tread.

      OH YEAH.

      What kind of suspension are you running on your car if I may ask? It is perfect. So is the BMW in the OP.

    29. 05-03-2012 08:41 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Dieselstation View Post
      Saw this guy on the freeway. This is what I consider the perfect stance. perfect wheel gap and drop, no camber bull****, and just the right offset. sorry about the crappy phone picture though.

      Let's see what you guys think is the perfect stance.

      I think that BMW looks great but it's about an inch too low. Also I like to see less wheel and meatier tires. The E36 M3 and E39 M5 had perfect stance from factory.


      Currently I think the Lexus GS F-sport has a perfect stance

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      05-03-2012 08:46 PM #30
      The Pontiac G8 has some proper stance and you don't have to mess with the suspension or anything just throw some wheels and that's it.


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      05-03-2012 08:50 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by uncle_scott View Post
      My own car, but I am partial to this. Euro drop. Real tires, and the fenders riding just off the tread.

      Wow.
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      05-03-2012 09:06 PM #32
      That 911 warrants a change of pants. I'm pretty happy with the way my fire sits right now, I don't have any pics but it's almost identical to this:
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      05-03-2012 09:12 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by nopal 6.0 View Post
      The Pontiac G8 has some proper stance and you don't have to mess with the suspension or anything just throw some wheels and that's it.

      I doubt that's a stock suspension. But it looks awesome regardless.

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      05-03-2012 09:16 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by BluMagic View Post
      So is TCL giving in and accepting "Stance" as a verb ?

      It's really only being used a noun in this thread.

    35. 05-03-2012 09:17 PM #35
      My kinda perfect...because its mine




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