Could be a long winter....

Specific discussion about the E89 2009 Z4 (sDrive35is, sDrive35i, sDrive30i, sDrive23i)
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Post by Kugaman1 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:52 pm

Thats the winter wheels on.....

It aint the same! Could be a long winter till I can get the 326s back on!
Looks like a different car....
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Post by Smartbear » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:56 pm

Snap :)
Have you driven it yet? I love the ride on these wheels :driving:
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Post by Gaffa22 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:04 pm

wheels ? i'd call them casters they are that small :rofl:
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Post by Kugaman1 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:23 pm

Smartbear wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:56 pm
Snap :)
Have you driven it yet? I love the ride on these wheels :driving:
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Just a quick run round the block, even though they are winter runflats, theres a big difference in the ride quality!

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Post by Marlon » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:43 pm

Those comparison pics really do highlight the 'form over function' debate. The 326's look so much better, but apparently behind the wheel its a different story :driving:
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Post by philiph » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:48 pm

Not only does the car look different, but the houses in the background have gone pale with the shock!

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Post by Smartbear » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:53 pm

Marlon wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:43 pm
Those comparison pics really do highlight the 'form over function' debate. The 326's look so much better, but apparently behind the wheel its a different story :driving:
Not only are they lighter, but it’s unsprung weight which makes an even bigger difference :wink:
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e89 Sdrive2.0 18i which has apparently turned into a 20i :D
e89 Sdrive3.0i this ones busted, pass me another
e85 3.0si-sold my trouble free car...

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Post by Kugaman1 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:01 pm

Only problem is that the car now feels like Im driving this.....
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Post by Smartbear » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:04 pm

Don’t worry, you can’t see the wheels when you’re driving it :D
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e89 Sdrive2.0 18i which has apparently turned into a 20i :D
e89 Sdrive3.0i this ones busted, pass me another
e85 3.0si-sold my trouble free car...

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Post by djstan » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:50 pm

I've done the same swap, but my winter tyres aren't RFT. The ride, noise and handling is *completely* different! Amazing...
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Post by Vonlipvig » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:14 pm

I like seeing everyone having these on as winters, they are my standard wheels :rofl: only problem is mine came with the car curbed to hell, must get that sorted
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Post by buzyg » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:57 pm

philiph wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:48 pm
Not only does the car look different, but the houses in the background have gone pale with the shock!
And the neighbours cars have driven off do they don't have to look. :lol:
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Post by buzyg » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:59 pm

buzyg wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:57 pm
philiph wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:48 pm
Not only does the car look different, but the houses in the background have gone pale with the shock!
And the neighbours cars have driven off for a makeover too. :lol:
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Post by Smartbear » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:00 pm

buzyg wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:57 pm
philiph wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:48 pm
Not only does the car look different, but the houses in the background have gone pale with the shock!
And the neighbours cars have driven off do they don't have to look. :lol:
Oi you, leave our 290’s alone! :poke:
They’re the car equivalent of wellington boots over a muddy field :P
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e85 3.0si-sold my trouble free car...

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Post by Mr Tidy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:20 pm

They're a nice style of wheel IMO, but they do looks a little lost. :(

Still I take staggered 17s off my E46 and put on a square set of 16s each winter, but at least I know it will move if it snows!
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