Imitation rims - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 05-29-2004, 07:04 AM
1st Gear Member
 
Boost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Hoensbroek, The netherlands
Posts: 345
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Boost is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via MSN to Boost
(Thread Starter)
A friend of mine is saying that if you buy imitation rims ,or cheap rims of that matter you could get suspension problems later on.
It has something to do with the rims not balanced or somthing.
Is this true?

Thank god I'm an athest

Sig under construction!
Boost is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 05-29-2004, 07:15 AM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
CiscoKid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: South Jersey, USA
Posts: 2,195
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
CiscoKid is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to CiscoKid
no.... only if you bend your rim and keep driving on it, that might happen.

another thing is that the replicas are softer, so if you hit a pothole hard enough to bend your rim, the rim would take more of the blow because it is softer, and the suspension wouldnt get hit as hard

CiscoKid is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 05-29-2004, 08:00 AM
1st Gear Member
 
Boost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Hoensbroek, The netherlands
Posts: 345
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Boost is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via MSN to Boost
(Thread Starter)
Thanx for the info , i'm now going to smack this friend of mine over the head with a gear knob
Thanks agian :P

Thank god I'm an athest

Sig under construction!
Boost is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fs: Binno 930 18" Chrome Rims And Tires chakorules Wheels and Tires 1 06-30-2005 12:16 AM
FS: JDM Altstadt 1 Rims (Multi 3pc) cuhrupt Classifieds Sell & Buy 1 08-19-2004 05:07 AM
18" inch, Fittipaldi Diablo Rims - Tires swank Classifieds Sell & Buy 5 08-15-2004 02:43 AM
Anybody Interested in some After-Market Rims pshu007 Classifieds Sell & Buy 5 03-03-2004 09:54 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome