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      05-20-2010, 09:28 PM   #1
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my 535GT

Finally got my car on Monday. Had new shoes on as well.


Car with stock 18" 234 and new 20" shoes from Breyton
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      05-21-2010, 02:55 AM   #2
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Amazing!

Send more pics, from the interior etc

And what about a initial report ? :-)
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      05-21-2010, 05:52 AM   #3
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haven't got to wash the car and give it the zaino treatment. will definitely post more when its done.

interior is ivory white / black combo with anthracite ash grain trim. Luv this combo. only worry is maintenance.

initial impression is that the 20" non-runflat pzero is not as comfortable as the stock 18" runflat conti3. with the pzero, there is more vibration feedback on the steering and more road noise. Can certainly feel the bumps/uneven roads more than the 18". i have to say i am impressed with the latest version of the runflats. miles better than those in my e90 i have been driving for the past 4 years.

Having said this, the ride on the 20" pzero is still very comfortable, be it in normal or sports mode. in everyday relaxed driving, normal mode suits fine and feels luxurious. but when you want to do quick overtake or have a more responsive drive, a simple push to sports does the trick. Prefer this than shifting the stick to DS.

Very very different car compared to my previous e90.

All in, wife happy, little girl happy and me happy as well. Many people may slam the look of this car, but i love it and serves my needs more than other cars.

new shoes are only the beginning of my gt's transformation. Much more to come.....
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      05-21-2010, 06:54 PM   #4
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I concur very nice! Yep, I know what you mean about Zaino- building up the wax for protection and equally important - Depth/Shine. Wish I had more hands so I could give it 4 thumbs up - LOL
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      05-22-2010, 03:31 PM   #5
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You met criteria number one. Keep the wife happy, and she keeps you happy.

Quote - "All in, wife happy, little girl happy and me happy as well. Many people may slam the look of this car, but i love it and serves my needs more than other cars."

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      06-15-2010, 02:02 AM   #6
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haven't got to wash the car and give it the zaino treatment. will definitely post more when its done.

interior is ivory white / black combo with anthracite ash grain trim. Luv this combo. only worry is maintenance.

initial impression is that the 20" non-runflat pzero is not as comfortable as the stock 18" runflat conti3. with the pzero, there is more vibration feedback on the steering and more road noise. Can certainly feel the bumps/uneven roads more than the 18". i have to say i am impressed with the latest version of the runflats. miles better than those in my e90 i have been driving for the past 4 years.

Having said this, the ride on the 20" pzero is still very comfortable, be it in normal or sports mode. in everyday relaxed driving, normal mode suits fine and feels luxurious. but when you want to do quick overtake or have a more responsive drive, a simple push to sports does the trick. Prefer this than shifting the stick to DS.

Very very different car compared to my previous e90.

All in, wife happy, little girl happy and me happy as well. Many people may slam the look of this car, but i love it and serves my needs more than other cars.

new shoes are only the beginning of my gt's transformation. Much more to come.....
Does your 535GT come with voice command in the package?
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      12-24-2010, 09:26 AM   #7
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Just changed my suspension to AC Springs.

Exactly the way i want it. a slight drop (about 1 inch) and better handling!

some before and after shots.
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      12-24-2010, 09:38 AM   #8
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Sorry not good at making comparison and using a different camera for the latest post change to AC springs. Hope this works better.

The one on the left (or the first one is before the drop)
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      12-24-2010, 09:40 AM   #9
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A close up of the wheels.
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      12-24-2010, 10:49 AM   #10
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      12-24-2010, 11:16 PM   #11
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20"
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      01-08-2011, 10:52 AM   #12
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very tempting....
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      01-10-2011, 08:47 PM   #13
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Ray,

You have switched to the GT as well? Congrats. Whats your combination?
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      01-19-2011, 10:13 AM   #14
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Yes, mine is 535i GT / Neptune Blue / Grey Leather / Fineline Trim / Rear Side Sunblinds

Driven that for 9 months already & really love it!!
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      01-20-2011, 12:13 AM   #15
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good on you. You ordered the rear side sunblinds.

i was too lazy to order as i would have to wait for a few months. i just took one that was already on its way to HK.

Any pictures?
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      01-20-2011, 09:45 AM   #16
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It took me 7 months waiting, cos I wanted it to be manufactured in Jan 10, instead of Dec 09. Will take some pics this weekend & post here.....
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      05-02-2011, 12:18 PM   #17
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Very nice wheels!

Every time I see a GT with 20" wheels I feel the need to replace my 19".
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      07-22-2011, 08:31 PM   #18
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sweet!
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      09-19-2012, 08:59 AM   #19
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Hi ksquare,

May I know your gas consumption after replacing your 20" rims and the lowering springs?

Mine is stock 18" wheels and now doing ~14L/100km...

Thanks for your help!

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Sorry not good at making comparison and using a different camera for the latest post change to AC springs. Hope this works better.

The one on the left (or the first one is before the drop)
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