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Old 06-11-2005, 11:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I can't decide which set of rims I want!

Choice No. 1:

These are 17in replica's of Bmw rim Style 48
Don't exactly look like what they're replicating (but that could be just the pic angle)
They have have a bigger dish than Choice No. 2
They cost $695 a set, and I don't think that includes shipping

Choice No. 2

These are 18in replica's of Bmw rim Style 48
Looks exactly like what they're replicating,
-That includes the dish size
Costs $599 for a set, including shipping
-I might have to roll my fenders for them to fit?...how much does that cost?


I guess it comes down to what looks better, a deeper dish or an extra inch of rim?
What do you guys think?


Oh yea, and thanks to Jshearer and Rooz for helping me find them in the first place!
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#2..are you lowered? if not they will prolly fit w/o any issues
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I say ... No. 2...

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Nope, my car isn't lowered, does that mean that if I do get the second set, and decide to lower my car, I would have to roll my fenders?

I think I just want to get a suspension setup that gives my car a nice stance without being slammed to the ground, maybe an inch or so drop...

Thanx for the opinions guys, I think the 2nd set is the one for me =D.
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you still probably be ok with a modest drop and those 18's. The size tire you get with them will be the difference
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where are you getting them for that price
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I looked into getting the VB-1 from JLevi about a month ago. Apparently they are backordered from velocity motoring. He said they will probably be coming in sometime in late June. I have a set of Bilsteins with H&R sport springs on. I may still get these rims. I'll let everyone know if I have a fitment problem then.
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