Right so everyone now knows that i have fitted the new 16 inch RS's, so here is a better update all about them.
So after finding this set for sale on bmwe21.net & as i was passing Birmingham i thought it would be rude not to stop in & pick them up, a few days later after picking them up they looked like this below.
Next was paint, always had the colour brown in mind for these wheels but wasnt sure which brown & after seeing a set on Stanceworks which were metallic brown i decided that was the colour to go for, i also wanted a bit more dish on the front as they were only 1 inch lips fitted when bought.
So i ordered these 2 inch lips.
Then i dropped the wheels off to a mate for a nice new lick of paint, he came over the next & said they were ready to pick up (i said shit that was quick lol).
New paint & lips lined up.
Also while this was being done i dropped the rear 2.5 inch lips off to a local guy for a polish including the centre caps & Nardi steering wheel, one week later when Gareth came around to see me he said he would pick them up for me & turned up with these.
Best £70 ive spent for a while.
The rears polished & lined up.
I also bought these as it would of looked wrong using the olds ones that came with the wheels.
At the same i also bought a bbs centre nut tool,which i love.
More pics of the Nardi refurb.
So then ordered up a new set of 195/40 tyres all round,once they were fitted i borrowed a mates ramp to fit the wheels for the first time,just knew it wouldnt be straight forward & as i thought found out that they all need spacing out away from the coilovers they were slightly touching.
As it was just down the road i drove the car home with it rubbing & straight away found a set of 15mm spacers (sorry didnt take a pic) & ordered them up.
So then last weekend i fitted the spacers on the rear & dropped the car as much as i could,the front can not go any lower & im still waiting on the second set of spacers for the front which means the car can run without no problems.
More pics from last weekend.
Im also toying with the idea of the no mirror look but im not sure yet.
More updates when the front spacers turn up & hopefully some decent pics.