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Old 06-07-2012, 12:25 PM   #21
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Geezus, who took THAT pic ?


Stevie Wonder ?!?!

biggins took the stuka school of photography
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Old 06-09-2012, 08:39 AM   #22
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Again, my photography skills are limited... here are a few more. I will try to get some better ones today.
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Old 06-09-2012, 11:09 AM   #23
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The last pic...looks like the turbo is missing.
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Old 06-09-2012, 12:15 PM   #24
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And why'd you take a picture of that Prius's wheels?
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Old 06-09-2012, 12:18 PM   #25
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And why'd you take a picture of that Prius's wheels?


Seriously, looks awesome. I like the interior too.
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:19 PM   #26
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And why'd you take a picture of that Prius's wheels?
Prius tires

Looks good
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Old 06-09-2012, 05:10 PM   #27
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They are JDM Prius "performance package (haha)" tires, but they can also be found on a handful of sports sedans. They are honestly pretty decent tires for everyday driving, BUT I doubt they will be great for autocross. I'm certain I'll replace them with Hankook RS3 or Dunlops when they're done.

I'm still in the break-in period, but I opened it up a little today (still shifting at 4k rpm though) and it feels sooooo much faster than my 318i automatic. I'm really surprised how many thumbs up I've gotten while driving around: it definitely turns heads. The shifter seems to have loosened up a bit. I'm not having as difficult of a time shifting into 3rd anymore, but the clutch is very light.
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Old 06-09-2012, 08:08 PM   #28
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it feels sooooo much faster than my 318i automatic.
[joke about walking being faster than a 318i auto]
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:10 PM   #29
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I saw the comparo test in Road and Track today, those Prius tires made 0.92G on the skidpad.

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Old 06-18-2012, 10:05 PM   #30
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Just saw one on the road today!

They look super sharp in person.
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