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Old 12-02-2007, 09:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Basketweave vs. Bottlecap rim size

I've got P165/65R14 tires on my '90 E30. The two basketweave rims on the front are in need of being replaced.

I found a whole set of the bottlecap rims at a good price, but they are 14 x 6.5 instead of 14 x 6. Would these work with my current tires (Pirelli).

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tire is a little narrow but should work...
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bottlecaps are uncool. I have them. spend some extra cash and get 2 BWs?
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for realz. You can get them in good condition for around $25!
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Tire size is 195/65R14 NOT 165/65R14
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I personally don't like basket weaves......or bottle caps....I prefer bottle caps before basket weaves though...
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Tire size is 195/65R14 NOT 165/65R14
then that will be fine... and bottle caps look ok...
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