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      10-20-2017, 09:23 AM   #23
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21's would be perfect. car looks amazing.
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Probably the coolest Hybrid car ever!
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      10-20-2017, 01:00 PM   #25
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21's would be perfect. car looks amazing.
Was thinking about trying 21"s but the tires are $$
I have 20 and 22" tires to use now so I'll stick with those for now, maybe 21"s in the future after I use these sets up

I have my 22"s up for sale!
Really want to try some darker colored wheels\
http://g30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...1#post22325311

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Probably the coolest Hybrid car ever!
Haha, thanks! Hybrids dont have to be boring!
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Probably the coolest Hybrid car ever!
Yeah, I was just thinking about the conflicting message it sends with that carpool pass on the back. You normally see that on mom's Prius and not on a mean and sexy looking BMW. Kudos to OP and I love the contrast provided by the roof.
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      10-23-2017, 01:21 PM   #27
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Yeah, I was just thinking about the conflicting message it sends with that carpool pass on the back. You normally see that on mom's Prius and not on a mean and sexy looking BMW. Kudos to OP and I love the contrast provided by the roof.
Haha, that was kind of the plan. I just really wish my salesguy didnt forget to add the blue M Perf brakes on my order
Partially my fault though, I missed it when I checked the order sheet
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Yeah, I was just thinking about the conflicting message it sends with that carpool pass on the back. You normally see that on mom's Prius and not on a mean and sexy looking BMW. Kudos to OP and I love the contrast provided by the roof.
Haha, that was kind of the plan. I just really wish my salesguy didnt forget to add the blue M Perf brakes on my order
Partially my fault though, I missed it when I checked the order sheet
Don't feel too bad... you also missed a lot of brake dust as well. 22" full of dust could take some time to wipe off.
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Installed a quad exhaust this weekend. Love how it came out and it sounds great. Didnt know a hybrid could sound so good!
dude where is the video??
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      11-02-2017, 09:38 AM   #30
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dude where is the video??
Nevermind. I just saw your Insta link great sound.
What did you change? the whole cat-back? or just the muffler in the back?
hows the noise from the cabin? I mean real honestly. Would my wife get mad?
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      11-02-2017, 12:11 PM   #31
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Nevermind. I just saw your Insta link great sound.
What did you change? the whole cat-back? or just the muffler in the back?
hows the noise from the cabin? I mean real honestly. Would my wife get mad?
Yup I posted a sound clip here
https://instagram.com/p/BZ_9LqFF57Z/

Its just a muffler delete, so it will still pass smog and everything, no affect to the carbon emissions.
Honestly its very quiet at freeway driving speeds, gets a little louder in sport, and loudest when in M mode which is in the video clip.
Wouldnt mind it being louder even
I dont think any wife would complain, it not very loud at all when not in sport
Do it!
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Very nice!

Are the tires 255/30-22 and 295/25-22?
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      11-13-2017, 07:17 PM   #33
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Very nice!

Are the tires 255/30-22 and 295/25-22?
Yup!


Got a new shipment today. I'm excited!
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H&R springs

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Your car looks great, where did you order the H&R springs, can`t find them anywhere? How is the ride?
I was thinking about going with Eibach, but they don`t have any plans for springs for the 530e anytime soon (according to customer service in Germany), -so H&R it is!

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OP, where did you get your spoiler and what colour is it? I had the same one in CF but the one I had was defective and had to go back. Yours looks gloss black which matches the black roof (which I am having done tomorrow) and I would be interested in a black one rather than CF


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Hmm I would be interested in a lip with out the side pieces above the lip. Will check site to see if this is available. I did notice they sell just the side pieces.
I have a lip which is the M performance lip but without the fins that attach to the bumper. The M performance one has holes in the front and some raised lips on which the fins would mount to - the one I have is exactly the same except without the holes and raised lips so it looks 'finished' without the fins.
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Hi!

Your car looks great, where did you order the H&R springs, can`t find them anywhere? How is the ride?
I was thinking about going with Eibach, but they don`t have any plans for springs for the 530e anytime soon (according to customer service in Germany), -so H&R it is!

/SoleOne
I got them from a friend who had to ship them in from overseas, I dont think they were available in the US when I got mine, but it should be available now.
They should definitely be available in germany though... I'd assume they're released there first

The ride is ok, a little bit bouncy over big bumps
Doesnt absorb the bumps quite as well as my KW V1 I had on my 435
But its acceptable for the price. This is the first time I've used springs only
And its 530e so the rear is heavier, not sure how it'd ride on a non E


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OP, where did you get your spoiler and what colour is it? I had the same one in CF but the one I had was defective and had to go back. Yours looks gloss black which matches the black roof (which I am having done tomorrow) and I would be interested in a black one rather than CF




I have a lip which is the M performance lip but without the fins that attach to the bumper. The M performance one has holes in the front and some raised lips on which the fins would mount to - the one I have is exactly the same except without the holes and raised lips so it looks 'finished' without the fins.
The spoiler is carbon fiber

I just put it up for sale here!

http://g30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...7#post22446497
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The spoiler is carbon fiber

I just put it up for sale here!

http://g30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...7#post22446497
Thanks. I would have been interested but shipping a spoiler from the States to here is cost prohibitive.
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The spoiler is carbon fiber

I just put it up for sale here!

http://g30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...7#post22446497
So what spoiler is next then? Is that what that big box is in your latest picture?
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The spoiler is carbon fiber

I just put it up for sale here!

http://g30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...7#post22446497
So what spoiler is next then? Is that what that big box is in your latest picture?
That box is actually the M Performance diffuser. Planning on making some custom modifications to it. Should be cool if I can pull this off!
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[QUOTE=F32PROJEKT;22446507]I got them from a friend who had to ship them in from overseas, I dont think they were available in the US when I got mine, but it should be available now.
They should definitely be available in germany though... I'd assume they're released there first

The ride is ok, a little bit bouncy over big bumps
Doesnt absorb the bumps quite as well as my KW V1 I had on my 435
But its acceptable for the price. This is the first time I've used springs only
And its 530e so the rear is heavier, not sure how it'd ride on a non E



Thanks!

Got an e-mail yesterday from H&R Germany stating "there are no lowering springs available for the g30 hybrid-version at present time, and not sure if there will be" So no wonder I couldn't`find them anywhere !
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would it be possible for you to check what part-number your springs are? Cause if they fit and work fine on your car, I would like to order them too, regardless if they are actually made for the hybrid or not.
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Any exhaust clips?
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      11-28-2017, 02:51 PM   #42
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I got them from a friend who had to ship them in from overseas, I dont think they were available in the US when I got mine, but it should be available now.
They should definitely be available in germany though... I'd assume they're released there first

The ride is ok, a little bit bouncy over big bumps
Doesnt absorb the bumps quite as well as my KW V1 I had on my 435
But its acceptable for the price. This is the first time I've used springs only
And its 530e so the rear is heavier, not sure how it'd ride on a non E



Thanks!

Got an e-mail yesterday from H&R Germany stating "there are no lowering springs available for the g30 hybrid-version at present time, and not sure if there will be" So no wonder I couldn't`find them anywhere !
BUT:
would it be possible for you to check what part-number your springs are? Cause if they fit and work fine on your car, I would like to order them too, regardless if they are actually made for the hybrid or not.
Ah yes, thats true, I just used the non e-drive springs. Wasnt sure if it was going to work when I ordered them but didnt have any issues installing.
Only difference is I think the e-drive rear sits a little lower than the front due to the batteries being in the rear and heavier
Rear has about 1 finger gap, and front is 2

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Yup I posted a sound clip here
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[QUOTE=F32PROJEKT;22474999][QUOTE=SoleOne;22466080]

Ah yes, thats true, I just used the non e-drive springs. Wasnt sure if it was going to work when I ordered them but didnt have any issues installing.
Only difference is I think the e-drive rear sits a little lower than the front due to the batteries being in the rear and heavier
Rear has about 1 finger gap, and front is 2


Allright, I see, think i might wait a bit to see if someone releases springs specific for the hybrid. Thank you
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the additional bounciness may be due to the springs being for a lighter vehicle
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