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      03-29-2011, 11:39 AM   #1
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F10 528i- Forgestar + H&R

A few photos of my Sapphire Black 528i. Weather not so good and kind of late when I took the photos therefore please excuse me for the photos' quality.

-Forgestar gunmetal, 9J front, 10.5J rear
-Yokohama Advan Sport tires, 255/35/20 front, 285/30/20 rear
-H&R Sport Springs
-Window tint

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http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=474466

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      03-29-2011, 12:05 PM   #2
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Sick shots RC!!!

Wheels and drop make it look even more gorgeous!! I think they might still settle a bit more. Mine did.
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      03-29-2011, 12:07 PM   #3
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Looks great. Love the wheels. Are you sure you lowered it? My H&Rs lowered it about 2 inches lower than that. That's so strange. My 550i is heavier, but it shouldn't make that much of a difference. I just had my RD sport springs installed today, and the front is not as low which is great.
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Sweet ride, what % is the tint?

I have a Sapphire black on order too...
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      03-29-2011, 12:35 PM   #5
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Looks good! I need my damn springs to come in already!! My wheels have been sitting in my garage for a month now!!
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      03-29-2011, 01:34 PM   #6
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clean! love the f14!
great price for a great set of wheels!
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      03-29-2011, 02:33 PM   #7
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Are you sure this is your car RC3????????????

Looks sick
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      03-29-2011, 03:36 PM   #8
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      03-29-2011, 04:40 PM   #9
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awesome shots!
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      03-29-2011, 09:52 PM   #10
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Sick shots RC!!!

Wheels and drop make it look even more gorgeous!! I think they might still settle a bit more. Mine did.
Thanks, Lui. Yeah, I am waiting for more drop. But we can't really drop too much here as we usually have to ramp up and down in multi-story car parks. One member here got the 3D Design front lip without lowering and he scratch his front big time.

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Looks great. Love the wheels. Are you sure you lowered it? My H&Rs lowered it about 2 inches lower than that. That's so strange. My 550i is heavier, but it shouldn't make that much of a difference. I just had my RD sport springs installed today, and the front is not as low which is great.
The H&R for my 528 is definitely much lower than the stock. Sorry I have not measured the before and after but now I can stick 2 fingers between the fender gap for both front and rear. I am pretty satisfy as it is. Regarding the bounciness, my car does not have AD and I really don't find them bouncy at all at the moment. Not sure if it is the difference of road condition here. Highways in Hong Kong are usually not so undulating.

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Sweet ride, what % is the tint?

I have a Sapphire black on order too...
Thanks. Not sure about the % for the tint as the film is from a local vendor, not 3M or any known brand. But the tint is very light, sort of like 70%. The photos are deceiving, the tint actually is not as dark. Many road blocks in Hong Kong and the cops will cite us and make us get rid of the tint if it is too dark.

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Looks good! I need my damn springs to come in already!! My wheels have been sitting in my garage for a month now!!
Thanks, sure you will love the drop. Make sure you post us some photos after the installation.

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clean! love the f14!
great price for a great set of wheels!
Thanks, mao. The F14 is great value for the bucks. If I have budget like you guys I would have gotten the Forged One.

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Are you sure this is your car RC3????????????

Looks sick
Thanks, Kev. Sorry for the long wait. The mod is very minimal compared to you guys. Too bad my CFO (wife) won't approve any mod for the short coming.

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awesome shots!
Thanks. Glad you don't find them a bit dark.
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      03-30-2011, 12:13 AM   #11
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Saw this car twice in HK already. Definitely a head turner! Gunmental looks great on a black car
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      03-30-2011, 12:27 AM   #12
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Saw this car twice in HK already. Definitely a head turner! Gunmental looks great on a black car
Thanks jxnco.

Look forward to see your AW F10 and your exciting mods.
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Very nice!! Tempting me to get the H&R springs as well.

Do you feel the ride comfort has suffered after the H&R's were installed?
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      03-30-2011, 09:24 AM   #14
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Rc3 very nice! The rims look really good on the f10. Have ur passengers commented on whether the floating feeling has improved w the new springs?
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Very nice!! Tempting me to get the H&R springs as well.

Do you feel the ride comfort has suffered after the H&R's were installed?
Thanks. The stock springs are just too soft for me. I feel like I am driving a 7 series with no feel on the road. The H&R is more sporty and makes the F10 drives more like my previously owned E46. The ride is a little more bumpy over pot holes, speed bumps and etc. but still very comfortable. My wife has no complaints on the ride comfort for the H&R vs. the stock springs.

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Rc3 very nice! The rims look really good on the f10. Have ur passengers commented on whether the floating feeling has improved w the new springs?
Thanks, chiver. My wife has no more complaints on the floating feeling. The CG is lower now and suspension much tighter, body roll improved significantly. I definitely recommend to swap the stock springs for improved cornering performance.
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Nice mod.

What's the rim's offset for Forgestar gunmetal front & rear?

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      03-30-2011, 10:47 PM   #18
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Nice mod.

What's the rim's offset for Forgestar gunmetal front & rear?

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Thanks.

Not a clue on the offsets. Forgestar won't disclose and kept them as a secret. All they said is offsets are custom fitted to different cars and models, but guarantee to be flushed to the fender.
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RC3, Add your pics to this link

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494255
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      03-31-2011, 01:06 AM   #20
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Done, my friend Kev
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Nice and Clean..
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      04-02-2011, 11:24 AM   #22
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Thanks, bro.

How's your M sport aero kit going? Waiting for your photos man.

Never mind, just saw your updated post.
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