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      05-15-2020, 03:52 PM   #1
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Oxide Grey II Individual M340i G20 - Part II

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Update: Added a couple new photos with the MP aero kit fitted.

Almost two months after delivery, the car is much closer to the OEM+ vision that I've had since the day I placed the order.

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M Performance aero
M Performance 795M wheels
AC Schnitzer lowering springs
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IND painted reflectors

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      05-15-2020, 04:41 PM   #2
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Very nice! Ho hard was it to install the IND color matched side markers? I've watched their video which makes it seem simple, but how did you find the install difficulty level?
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Very nice! Ho hard was it to install the IND color matched side markers? I've watched their video which makes it seem simple, but how did you find the install difficulty level?
It's not difficult, but a little painful. You have to push a lot harder than you think and will probably lose feeling in your fingertips for a while. But when you see another 3 with orange reflectors, it all feels worth it.
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Your car looks great. Im ordering the IND parts as well, just not sure if I go front and back. With the taillights I may not bother in the back and just do the front like you did. Did you buy the IND tools or were they easy enough to just do by hand?
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      05-15-2020, 09:04 PM   #5
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looks very nice and good call on the spacers (what size did you end up running) I really like the 795 20" wheels but not a fan of the offset and width
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Your car looks great. Im ordering the IND parts as well, just not sure if I go front and back. With the taillights I may not bother in the back and just do the front like you did. Did you buy the IND tools or were they easy enough to just do by hand?
The rear reflectors don't really bother me so I left them. The only tool I used was a heat gun. Focus on one corner and push really hard. Once the corner budges, it was relatively easy to remove. I did both sides in about 20 mins (but I have previous experience with IND reflectors).

In short, heat it up, apply lots of pressure, repeat.
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looks very nice and good call on the spacers (what size did you end up running) I really like the 795 20" wheels but not a fan of the offset and width
I would normally go with aftermarket wheels too because of width and offset, but the the 795Ms just look so good. That, and I'm going for the OEM+ look with this car so it was a no brainer.

I'm running 12mm all around.
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This looks real good fella.
How do you find the ride quality with the AC springs?
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This looks real good fella.
How do you find the ride quality with the AC springs?
Pretty good for springs. I find them a touch stiffer than stock, but the girlfriend didn't notice a difference from the passenger seat. These springs don't lower the car as much as most other brands, so some decent suspension travel is retained. They have managed to reduce body roll by a good margin though. I was told by an AC Schnitzer rep that the car in the video is running these springs.

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Looking good indeed! A clean classy colr - and those Wheels are just Perfect!
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Looking good indeed! A clean classy colr - and those Wheels are just Perfect!
Thanks! The wheels transform the look of the car imo.
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I assume you are on static suspension not the optional adaptive?
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Great color first time seeing that color on a car. The depth is amazing 😎
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I assume you are on static suspension not the optional adaptive?
No, I do have the adaptive suspension. The springs are designed to work with both setups.
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Great color first time seeing that color on a car. The depth is amazing 😎
The colour has even more depth in person, which also makes it very tricky to capture on camera!
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I assume you are on static suspension not the optional adaptive?
No, I do have the adaptive suspension. The springs are designed to work with both setups.
Yeah I actually saw your post in another thread, you have xDrive too. Just sucks the only adaptive + xDrive compatible springs are almost 3 times as much as most spring sets. For a piece of hardware like this all I can see is brand prestige increasing the price threefold...
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Nice!
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Yeah I actually saw your post in another thread, you have xDrive too. Just sucks the only adaptive + xDrive compatible springs are almost 3 times as much as most spring sets. For a piece of hardware like this all I can see is brand prestige increasing the price threefold...
Not gonna argue here. They're definitely overpriced for springs, but I really wanted to get rid of the wheel gap asap. Gotta pay to play, I guess.

I've seen a bunch of M340i xDrive cars running Eibach Pro-Kit springs in Europe and Japan - they look real good. Not sure why it's taking them so long to release them in North America, but my guess is they should be available soon.
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I hate posts like this because they make me want to spend money! Super looking car and the color is amazing. OEM+ is the way to go and you hit it on the button!
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No, I do have the adaptive suspension. The springs are designed to work with both setups.
What was the price of the springs? Are you running spacers?
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I do love those wheels.....
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I hate posts like this because they make me want to spend money! Super looking car and the color is amazing. OEM+ is the way to go and you hit it on the button!
Thanks! I just updated the photos for for better viewing on a forum setting. You might hate this post more now
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