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Old 04-29-2012, 01:47 PM
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Is it an easy DIY to change the grille?
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:33 PM
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Relatively. I'll send you the link for the instructions.
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Old 04-29-2012, 04:17 PM
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Old 04-29-2012, 05:28 PM
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Any problems with fender clearance, particularly on the fronts? Did you roll the lips?
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Old 04-29-2012, 06:53 PM
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Any problems with fender clearance, particularly on the fronts? Did you roll the lips?
No problem with clearance. I don't know what "roll the lips" means.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:05 PM
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No problem with clearance. I don't know what "roll the lips" means.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:09 PM
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I did not do that. I suppose if I had, I would have know what it was.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:12 PM
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If you ever DO run into some clearance problems, you might want to consider it. Just don't have it done by the guy who did the YouTube video!
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:16 PM
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Looks sick man... almost makes me wish I wouldve waited and bought an F10 Instead. Lovin my e60 550i though

The black grills definitely make it look smoother.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:18 PM
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Looks sick man... almost makes me wish I wouldve waited and bought an F10 Instead. Lovin my e60 550i though

The black grills definitely make it look smoother.
Thanks. I love it.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:29 AM
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Wheels look cooooooool and awesome filling those wheels arches.....

Look even better than those of the default M5 or the 356 wheels on mine!!!!

Did you add any spacers or are they that far offset?

Love em the way they fill-in.....
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:40 AM
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If you ever DO run into some clearance problems, you might want to consider it. Just don't have it done by the guy who did the YouTube video!
As long as he used the correct sizing for 20's, then the outside diameter of the tire shouldn't have changed from the 19's.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:48 AM
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As long as he used the correct sizing for 20's, then the outside diameter of the tire shouldn't have changed from the 19's.
Outside diameter is one variable. The others are section width and offset. Changes in these can impact fender clearance, particularly at the front with steering at full lock and the suspension is fully compressed.

Overly dramatic example: Assume a RWD 535 with ZSP or ZMP and staggered wheels. Presumably the OD of the rear wheels and the front wheels are close, if not identical. If you slapped the rear wheels on the front axle, I bet you would have a clearance issue.

(Even more dramatic example: try doing ht esame thing with the staggered 20's on my X5D).
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:34 PM
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Wheels look cooooooool and awesome filling those wheels arches.....

Look even better than those of the default M5 or the 356 wheels on mine!!!!

Did you add any spacers or are they that far offset?

Love em the way they fill-in.....
I did not add spacers. I love them too. Pictures do not do it justice.
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:38 PM
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As long as he used the correct sizing for 20's, then the outside diameter of the tire shouldn't have changed from the 19's.
Correct. I kept the same rolling diameter. The only difference between my set up and OEM BMW set up is the fact that my rear tires arewider, therefore I have a wider tire (285 instead of 275), because it's slightly stretched over the 10.5" rim width, I assume that it ends up having a virtually identical rolling diameter.

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Outside diameter is one variable. The others are section width and offset. Changes in these can impact fender clearance, particularly at the front with steering at full lock and the suspension is fully compressed.

Overly dramatic example: Assume a RWD 535 with ZSP or ZMP and staggered wheels. Presumably the OD of the rear wheels and the front wheels are close, if not identical. If you slapped the rear wheels on the front axle, I bet you would have a clearance issue.

(Even more dramatic example: try doing ht esame thing with the staggered 20's on my X5D).
My front tires are the exact same size that BMW sells for 20" setup on the 5 series F10. I haven't lowered my car, therefore, there would be no reason for them to rub.
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