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Old 11-11-2004, 05:08 PM   #31
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it's commonly known as the "kick panel"
I'd say kick panel refers to the panel along the sides that house the front mids, hence the term "kicks" when referring to front speakers.
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Old 11-11-2004, 09:01 PM   #32
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I'd say kick panel refers to the panel along the sides that house the front mids, hence the term "kicks" when referring to front speakers.

well it was called kick panel when i replaced parts for it..
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Old 11-11-2004, 10:30 PM   #33
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No, its more commonly called the "Knee bolster". Kick panels house the speakers.

Nice knee bolster eurostyle, its a pity the older types look so bad compared to the 2 piece Airbag ones.
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Old 11-12-2004, 02:51 PM   #34
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Wheels: Your taste varies, but have a good hard look at the Kopi Alpina replicas (http://www.abrahamsmotorsport.com/wheels.htm). You'll find that almost every wheel will require spacers to work, but these don't, along with a few other notables (Ronal LS and Kosei K1 in 15", for instance).
YIKES, they look pretty real. Does the center cap say Kopi or Alpina? What a rip!
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Old 11-13-2004, 09:19 AM   #35
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ASA JS1 vs. Ronal LS ACT

Found this rim for my E30 (ASA JS1 16x7 ET25).... With an offset of +25, will I still need spacers?
ASA JS1

I also found this Ronal LS ACT but it only comes in 15". Looks nice with the lip but definitely hard to clean.
Ronal LS

Does anyone have either of these two on your E30? I like the Ronal but not sure if 15" is enough. I would prefer 16"s.
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Old 11-14-2004, 06:01 PM   #36
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Not a big fan of the ASA's (they look cheap to me), but the Ronals are one of the best wheels made for the E30, no doubt.
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Old 11-14-2004, 08:50 PM   #37
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Now if I could only find a set in 17" that look identical to the RONAL LS...
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Old 11-14-2004, 10:14 PM   #38
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Now if I could only find a set in 17" that look identical to the RONAL LS...
You know 16" and 17" versions were made, about 10 years ago right? I still have the original Tirerack ads (they used to be sold there). Try hanging out at Ebay.de or something, they'll turn up eventually.
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Old 11-15-2004, 07:50 PM   #39
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Found this rim for my E30 (ASA JS1 16x7 ET25).... With an offset of +25, will I still need spacers?
ASA JS1

I also found this Ronal LS ACT but it only comes in 15". Looks nice with the lip but definitely hard to clean.
Ronal LS

Does anyone have either of these two on your E30? I like the Ronal but not sure if 15" is enough. I would prefer 16"s.
I have a set of the BBS mesh (OEM) in 14". I use them for my winter tires. They used to be my summer rims on my 318...they're a bitch to clean, that's for sure.
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Old 11-15-2004, 07:51 PM   #40
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You'll need a toothbrush.
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Old 11-16-2004, 12:05 AM   #41
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No, just use a long flexible duster. They're under $5 at any home related store. Can do a wheel in 3 mins.
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Hmm... Ive always wondered what a cabrio would look "Jordan style". Rieger front lip with splitter, and just some humble side skirts and rear valence. I think it would look pretty hot.
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Hmm... Ive always wondered what a cabrio would look "Jordan style". Rieger front lip with splitter, and just some humble side skirts and rear valence. I think it would look pretty hot.
Sorry for my ignorance but what is the "Jordan style"? Do you mean the dark silver coupe with "E36 like" sideskirts?

I'm more into the stock look but I have seen cabrios with Mtech and Mtech2 kits and they both look good. Unless I decide to get an Mtech or Mtech2 kit later on, an iS lip is probably the extent of exterior mods I will do to it.
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No, just use a long flexible duster. They're under $5 at any home related store. Can do a wheel in 3 mins.
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ara325, what size rims are on the E30 in your sig?

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