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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, Dec-15-2016, 09:44:07 PM   #11
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MRG titanium studs on mine. So no rust and look the dogs bawlox!!!





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I've been thinking about doing one as well. Makes taking wheels off and on much easier.The only thing holding me back is the look. Imo normal wheel bolts look better.
I think it looks freakin' killer! All business I have them on my car as well.

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Old Fri, Dec-16-2016, 12:14:05 AM   #13
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Studs are the best! Although they can look retarded sticking out past the wheel if you order them too long.
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Old Fri, Dec-16-2016, 03:42:21 AM   #14
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I'd suggest you get the 75mm set if you don't plan on getting spacers larger than 10mm. I also don't like that they stick out, but it is definitely convenient when swapping wheels for track days!
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I'm running the Bimmerworld race 82mm, very happy with them. Running a 15mm rear spacer. The only thing I hate about them is that my parking brake needs adjustment and I keep putting it off because I don't want to take studs out. The bulletnose are excellent though.


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Had studs on my last car. I opted for some wheel hangers this time around. If I tracked my car I would probably consider a stud kit again. I honestly prefer the look of lugs and they are easy to replace. People often forget to replace their studs on a regular interval or install them incorrectly which can lead to failures.

I bought a couple hangers from reverse logic. They sell some great stuff on that site.
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Someone said "function > form" above. What is the functional difference between the two? But they seem equal other than convenience.
No spacers here so I am still on oem lugs, but I can definitely see the appeal of studs.
Those titanium studs are gorgeous.
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Wheel studs are by far my favorite mod i have done to either of my m3's
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I run Ray's closed end lugs with Studs. Some prefer seeing the stud ends others prefer the look of lug bolts. I got the look of bolts with the added benefits of studs.

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