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Old 01-06-2013, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by CALWATERBOY View Post
Ho boys, here we go....

The E9x has much larger issues at the wheels than 'how it looks.' What I mean is, really, given oil filled rubber bushings, inferior dampers + springs, wimped subframe bushings; spaghetti thin rear sway, who cares if wheels're styled this way or that?

Focus, laddie. Car comes from the factory with real problems to address. Wheels work just fine - don't worry yourself about that.

Meditate on this: The perception of 'how the wheels look' is as nothing compared to the power of the Limited Slip Differential. Hint: 335is has no LSD. You have much to learn, young Padawan.

The old "beauty is only skin deep" argument? I don't track my 335is convertible, and it is now pretty much a boulevard cruiser in S. Florida these days since I drove it down from PA this summer. So, it has to look the part to keep up with those who drive their Mercedes with 22" flashy chromed rims. I have to maintain some self esteem.
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