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Old 05-11-2006, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Breyton Magic - Any good?

Hey guys, Two days ago I bought an Alpine white '94 325is with 100,000 miles for $6200 and they threw in an extra set of Breyton Magic 18's with Pirelli tires for free. Are these wheels worth keeping? Is Breyton a good brand and worth putting on my new car or should I just sell them off? What are the advantages/disadvantages of running such a big wheel? What would you guys do? thanks.
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Old 05-11-2006, 11:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't have them, but Tire Rack sells them. And they are not known for selling junk.They aren't cheap (about $400 each new). I'm sure someone here on the forum has them and could tell you more. Weight would be the only thing negative about them, in my mind.
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breyton makes some good wheels. Nothing to write home about, but good. If you like them, then good. They're not lightweight, but most good looking rims aren't.
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breyton makes some good wheels. Nothing to write home about, but good. If you like them, then good. They're not lightweight, but most good looking rims aren't.
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breyton makes some good wheels. Nothing to write home about, but good. If you like them, then good. They're not lightweight, but most good looking rims aren't.
I got Breyton's and I can feel the difference everytime I shift from the winter snow tires with stock 16's. They are quite heavy. I would have chosen a different wheel but I got it for a low price a few years back. A big factor might be its because I went plus 2 on the size.
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Sell them on ebay.. and buy something you like... that is.., if you dont like them.

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They are some good looking wheels. If you aren't particularily concerned with weight then you should keep them.
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Sell them on ebay.. and buy something you like... that is.., if you dont like them.

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IMO i wouldnt do ebay... i would just post them on a classifids ad because ebay your gonna lose more of your money then setting a price that you are happy with...
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yea, im not too crazy about them. i was thinking of doing an ad on craigslist. thanks guys.
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btw to the werkz! haha sorry i didnt notice you were new at first but yeah maybe post some pics of the wheels and your car and we can help you decide somemore if you want...
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yea, im not too crazy about them. i was thinking of doing an ad on craigslist. thanks guys.
Really? A person I know in St. Louis has them and I think they look great. Here's a pic of them on his car.




Look awesome if you ask me.
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are those the same rims??? dude keep them... those are kick ass! and nice tires on them also already!
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im not sure yet, i haven't mounted the wheels on the car yet since i just bought the car and drove straight back to school. ill probably put them on when I get out of school in a week or so and check out the ride and handling. i bought the car with some keyed paint on one side and on the hood, plus my AC needs a recharge..so if these wheels aren't too special or anything I was thinking of selling them and paying for that stuff. decisions..
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breytons look nice if you decide to buy breytons again, get the flame or imagines they look classy and elegant
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Breyton makes a great wheel. One of the few companies that prduce an actual Round wheel. Free is always a very good price. I had a set of Breytons on my 6 ser. They used to be a very expensive wheel. My set of 18x8.5's were 500 a wheel. I would keep them.
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