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      08-23-2015, 10:46 AM   #1
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Lowered my 550i

Lowered my 550i on Megan Coilovers, painted the calipers, swapped the grill for a LCI M5 grill, and new wheels. (I do not recommend them FYI, too cheap)

I'm going to wait till next weekend to adjust the heights once the springs have settled a bit, going to go up .5" in the rear, and about 1" in the front, don't wanna be too slammed, Im over those days.







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      08-23-2015, 11:15 AM   #2
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what spoiler is that?
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      08-23-2015, 11:28 AM   #3
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What size are the wheels and who is the manufacturer of the rims?
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      08-23-2015, 01:57 PM   #5
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what spoiler is that?
I dont know the name, but its a Carbon Fiber one I found on ebay.
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What size are the wheels and who is the manufacturer of the rims?
20s Verde Axis (but dont recommend them, they are pretty cheap)
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what spoiler is that?
I dont know the name, but its a Carbon Fiber one I found on ebay.
Thanks dude. Looks subtle and clean. I dig it.
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So u think the wheels r too cheap? I think they look pretty bad ass! Or u referring to the quality? love the stance tho! Let it settle and see where it puts u than.
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So u think the wheels r too cheap? I think they look pretty bad ass! Or u referring to the quality? love the stance tho! Let it settle and see where it puts u than.
yea cheap quality, they are cheap money wise tho, got them for 825$ lol

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Did you paint the calipers yourself or get it done at a shop?
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How are the Megan coilovers riding? I would be scared to use a discount brand like that for an important part like the suspension.
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looking good brotha!!
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Did you paint the calipers yourself or get it done at a shop?
yea, used high temp spray paint
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How are the Megan coilovers riding? I would be scared to use a discount brand like that for an important part like the suspension.
They ride great, I did some research before buying, and quite a few people had them on their F10 and loved them.
Also you'd be surprised at how many slightly higher priced coilovers are actually made by a cheaper brand company, they just changed colors and name.
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Looks great! The style of the wheels looks nice for sure but be careful with low quality wheels on a heavy F10. Avoid potholes like a champ
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How are the Megan coilovers riding? I would be scared to use a discount brand like that for an important part like the suspension.
If u do a search there's a thread that talks about the different users who have these and all had good things to say about them. For the price right now I ran across a website for I think $799 in sale?
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Here u go!

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthre...acing+coilover

On a side note what color caliper paint did u use? Bronze?
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On a side note what color caliper paint did u use? Bronze?
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I paid 900$ for mine brand new, and did the install myself a whole days worth, and could have been done a lot easier but didnt know certain tricks at the time.
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I paid 900$ for mine brand new, and did the install myself a whole days worth, and could have been done a lot easier but didnt know certain tricks at the time.
Thinking about doing it myself but never done suspension before? I've done brakes, headers, exhaust, basic maintenance so I feel like I should be able to do this?
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Thinking about doing it myself but never done suspension before? I've done brakes, headers, exhaust, basic maintenance so I feel like I should be able to do this?
yea man its pretty simple and straight forward
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