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hey, im about to go pick up used m3 style wheels from a 95-97 m3...
will they fit onto my 94 318is?

the wheels are coming off of a e36 m3, and i wanted to know if they fit, if anyone knows and they could please reply asap!

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i dont want to make a big mistake!

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Shouldnt be a problem as rims from any E36s fits all E36s..

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Go ahead and buy them. They will fit nicely on your '94' 318. remember anytime you want to double check fitment between one vehicle and the next, you can go to tirerack.com and input both cars you are debating with and it will tell you their bolt pattern, wheel offset, and SIZE..



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Thanks Guys... i appreciate ur help! thanks for hte fast answers.. i jsut ordered them!
Ill Post pics asap! theyll look real nice!
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can't wait to see pics... get a before and after shot so we can see how much of a difference they make...



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you may need to roll the rear fenders. I am not sure if the e36 M had staggered rims, but Im almost positive it did. The e46 does. If thats the case, then two of the wheels will be .5 inch wider and may not fit the rear fender lip without rubbing.

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ok heres what i got.... there e46 m3 rims, that were on a 97-98 m3... heres a pic of the car that i got them off of, i already bought them, n im getting news tires n having them mounted this week.. so ill post b4 and afters...

heres what they look like: (see attached pic) the yellow m3

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BavAuto Clear Corners :: BavAuto Red/Clear Tail Lights
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do u guys think i will have to roll the rear fender with these wheels? how long or what is entailed in this process...?

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there was a thread a while back with quick summary of what you do http://www.bmw-forums.com/forum/inde...showtopic=9148
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THanks, i appreciate it!

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that pic is too large for me to wait to load, but if they are OEM e46 Ms, then you'll have a hell of time fitting them. Rolling is absolutely in order.

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