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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 02-13-2006, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up What wheels look best on an e30?

I've been shopping around for a new set of wheels for my e30 and so far I'm leaning towards the classic BBS RM or RS wheels. It looks like these rims are pretty rare, also quite expensive... Does anyone know where you can find them?

I also would like to hear if anyone has any other suggestions for wheels.

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Old 02-13-2006, 07:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Dude those are waaaay too expensive, just go with the Ronal LS's, they are cheaper and have about the same look.
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Yeah man those are some nice wheels and look really good on e30s but alot of money. If i had the money i would get some BBS.
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rm's are not as rare and can be had used for around $800-$1200 depending
on condition and size, they came in 15x6.5's stock but many put 2" lips on them making them 15x8's which are very very nice. Rs's are a bit more money and harder to find.

I have seen many sets of rm's on vwvortex.com in the 4x100 section, older
vws use same hub size.
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my 17" ats competition wheels FTW.

i like them at least.
that or a good thick 5 spoke.
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Look at the lip on those wheels!!:
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I have the 15" BBS on both of my e30's and i love them but lately ive been thinking about going for a set of Ronal LS

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LS's look amazing, but in 16 inch..i dont think rims could get any heavenlier for an E30..
16 inch BBS RS's..mmmm or SSR Comp's, or 16 RD's...
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I have a set of 4 lug 16" M contours and I really like the way they look.

BTW I'm looking for a spare one if anyone has one they would like to sell. Drop me a message.
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A little over the top but nice, wrd mesh.

My favorite cabby on bbs rs.
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What color car do you have? Ronals look the best IMO on a black car, but there are so many choices.
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i think these r tight personally
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I like the way my 17" Mini S Lites look. It could be just b/c I bought the car with them on it though.
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LS's look amazing, but in 16 inch..i dont think rims could get any heavenlier for an E30..
16 inch BBS RS's..mmmm or SSR Comp's, or 16 RD's...
I have a set of 17" TSW Edge rime that weigh about 26 pounds each. I hate them, thay came with the secong 318is that I bought, which is now my dad's
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