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gregp909

New Wheels & Tires

New TSW Donington 20x8.5 wheels with 245/30/20 Nitto Invo's.  Gonna lower it this weekend and add 10mm spacers to the rears.  


Taco

I've had a few friends tell me they love their Invo's.

Nice setup. Looks like the BMW version of my buddy's car, an all-blacked-out A3 Quattro (2.0). Can't find a picture of it.
gregp909

Thanks.  

I heard similar things about the Invos before I got them, and I've only had them two days but wow what a difference from the Continental tires I had previously.  What suprised me most was how quiet they are and how smooth for being 30 series.
Taco

You had Continental SportContacts or whatever they're called, right?

What're you doing to lower it, a set of H&R springs?
gregp909

Yes, the Conti SportSomethings - very forgettable.

I am not sure yet.  I will do either H&R or Eibach.  I have had Eibach on two other cars and I liked the way they rode but I know most BMW guys use H&R.  My trouble is finding good information on how low I can go with the 20s.  I'll post another pic once I have it finished.
Taco

Gonna have rubbing?
hamik

Psh, check out a REAL car:



Go go Corolla!
Taco

My Corolla beats yours because it's 30 years old, RWD, and only cost me $500 bucks. Laughing





If I still have it when I get a real job (or any job, for that matter), it'll get a lot of new bits. Or, I'll just sell it. Probably just sell it. I'd rather have a rotary project car, and an Evo 9 as a daily/canyon car.


Ah, what could be done with that silver Evo. I could piss off a lot of hippies and slow drivers with that thing.

Hopes and dreams.
hamik

Ouch, ya, I concede.
Taco

"I'd get new tires, but they'd cost more than the vehicle's worth."
gregp909

I decided on the Eibach Pro-Kit.  1.2f/1.0r drop.  That should cut out the wheel gap completely without having the tucked in/under look.  I am doing it tomorrow so I will post a pic when I am done.  Will decide on rear spacers once its dropped.
Taco

Cool beans. Looks like spacers will fill it out nicely. Good luck.
gregp909

Dropped, 12mm spacers on rear.  Bored yesterday so I painted some trim red, think I am going to change it back to black.


Taco

You appear to have money. I wish to join you.

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