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      10-03-2018, 11:07 PM   #23
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fitment is good but trying to figure out tire setup as i want to run staggered tires but not sure what size to run for the fronts
hey bro.. mind to share some info of your ride? im from malaysia. best if we could direct message.. WeChat ID : DixonYong if can please do add me up at wechat.. would like to get some info from you..
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      10-04-2018, 05:00 AM   #24
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Hi guys, I know I have been lurking on the forum for almost 10 years, but I have never owned a bimmer LOL. The reason that I joined this forum was to sell a set of bimmer wheels couple years ago. I have owned an Audi A4, A5, Lexus IS350 and now finally I have got myself a F30 330i. I have been addicted to owning JDM parts so I sourced most of my parts from Japan. Surprisingly, there is actually quite a few companies that make parts for the F30.

Anyways, let me share my mod list with you guys.

Performance
K&N drop in filer (soon to be replaced by AFE/BMC)
FTP charge pipe + intake inlet pipe
JB4 tune
Arqray exhaust (compatible with OEM valve control)
VHP 200 cell down pipe

Handling
RSR Sports i coilover with custom made camber plate Front springs:8K Rear springs:12k
Spoon rigid collar front + back
Hotchkis Front+Rear Sway Bar
F80 front LCA
SuperPro front control arm bushing - caster adjustable
Hardrace rear control arm kit - camber and caster adjustable
Hardrace front + rear sway bar end links

Tires + Wheels + Brakes
TE37 SAGA 18x9 ET23 front + rear
Yokohama AD08R 255/40/18 front + rear
AP 9660 front caliper
355mm AP front rotors
Dixel M series front and rear brake pads

Exterior
M performance front lip
M performance side blade
M performance rear diffuser
M performance carbon fiber mirror cover
AC style roof spoiler
M3 style glossy black front grille
M performance style carbon fiber trunk spoiler

Interior
Podi gauge pod with VEI boost gauge
Blackvue 650s dash cam

Unfortunately, my old phone was dead so I lost a lot of pictures for most of my parts but I do have the final result of the car, so here it is.





















hi bro.. mind to share where did you get the boost tap from for the podi boost gauge?
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      10-04-2018, 02:24 PM   #25
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yeah lol...lived in Vancouver for 20 yrs and back to China for good
I just came back from guangdong , but I grew up here in van.
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      10-10-2018, 06:35 AM   #26
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Since RSR doesnít make a camber plate for my coilovers, I got a local machine shop to make me a pairs but they donít last too long as I keep getting this annoying rattle recently from the camber plate. As a result I order a set of kw camber plates to custom fit on the coilovers. Surprisingly only minor modifications were made to have them fit on the coilovers. Finally I got myself some proper made camber plates yay....









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      10-11-2018, 10:58 AM   #27
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Got some major upgrades today. Threw on a Recaro Sportster CS seat on the car, added the Rg sport pedal shifter, VEI boost gauge. Also stiffen up the chassic with Cusco strict bar and the CPM front brace bar. Adding these two bars give me a more responsive turn in and reduced of under steering, Iím surprised how these two little bars transform the car into.









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      10-11-2018, 01:18 PM   #28
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Car looks great, curious if you had to roll your fenders to avoid rubbing?
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      10-11-2018, 06:05 PM   #29
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Car looks great, curious if you had to roll your fenders to avoid rubbing?
no.im running -2.8 camber at front.
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      10-11-2018, 09:23 PM   #30
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hey bro.. mind to share information on how you got the boost tap from?
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      10-11-2018, 11:26 PM   #31
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i got it from a local tuning shop.

https://flic.kr/p/2az114t
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no.im running -2.8 camber at front.
Appreciate it, I'm still researching these cars and trying to figure out what fits without too much hassle.
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Car looks great, curious if you had to roll your fenders to avoid rubbing?
no.im running -2.8 camber at front.
Is that a lot of camber?? I've been leaning towards running 18x9J square with the largest tires I can fit without too much camber or tuck. Looks like 255 is the widest I've seen done.
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Cusco strut bar? Is that authentic? Didnít know Cusco made a strut bar for our car
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      10-29-2018, 12:26 AM   #36
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Cusco strut bar? Is that authentic? Didnít know Cusco made a strut bar for our car
It is only for the Chinese market, AKA made in China product not made in Japan. I had it sold as I am putting the M3 struct bar on
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      10-29-2018, 12:27 AM   #37
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another F30 with JDM wheels! Hello. Only thing is that M logo on the side >.<
Hey there...Yeah i follow you on IG, car looks sick
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      10-29-2018, 12:28 AM   #38
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Is that a lot of camber?? I've been leaning towards running 18x9J square with the largest tires I can fit without too much camber or tuck. Looks like 255 is the widest I've seen done.
it's not too crazy but acceptable. I am thinking of running 245 at front and readjust the camber a bit
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Hi guys, I know I have been lurking on the forum for almost 10 years, but I have never owned a bimmer LOL. The reason that I joined this forum was to sell a set of bimmer wheels couple years ago. I have owned an Audi A4, A5, Lexus IS350 and now finally I have got myself a F30 330i. I have been addicted to owning JDM parts so I sourced most of my parts from Japan. Surprisingly, there is actually quite a few companies that make parts for the F30.

Anyways, let me share my mod list with you guys.
Car looks awesome. Does the car under-steer on cornering with the wider tires?
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Hi guys, I know I have been lurking on the forum for almost 10 years, but I have never owned a bimmer LOL. The reason that I joined this forum was to sell a set of bimmer wheels couple years ago. I have owned an Audi A4, A5, Lexus IS350 and now finally I have got myself a F30 330i. I have been addicted to owning JDM parts so I sourced most of my parts from Japan. Surprisingly, there is actually quite a few companies that make parts for the F30.

Anyways, let me share my mod list with you guys.
Car looks awesome. Does the car under-steer on cornering with the wider tires?
I reckon it understeers less. You add understeer when you have larger wheels in the rear, not square, on xdrive. Staggering the tires only helps with traction on rwd vehicles.
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The F80 M3 struct bar was stuck in my head ever since I saw someone on the forum retrofitted on their car so I spoke the local tuning shop owner who did my KW camber plate retrofit to get a possible solution in retrofitting the M3 struct bar on my car. Possibilities are everywhere. You just have to discover them, so we did it.

New camber plate fresh off from the CNC machine


Test fitting the struct bar on the camber plate with OEM BMW bolts. They look pretty good to me but not sure how it fits on the car.


It requires an additional bolt to secure the struct bar on the chassic so we make it work


bolting up one side and hopefully everything works fine


YAY ITS SUCCESFULLY INSTALLED


The car handles way better on sharp corner, understeering is def reduced. The whole chassic is much tighter and stiffer now. I did not the the carbon fiber part from the M3 struct bar due to its cost but I have the CPM front struct bar to get a better chassic reinforcement anyways. I would say the M3 struct bar gives at least 30% reinforcement to the chassic, I would suggest everyone to have it installed on their F3x.
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hey bro.. mind to share where did u get the boost tap from for the PODI gauge?
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Got it from a local tuning shop
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