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Old 08-24-2004, 01:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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just ordered my rims. 17"x8.5" Breyton Inspirations. got them outa company in texas. hard parts done, now i gotta wait a week for them. i can't wait, ther gunna look so good. had to blurt out

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Old 08-24-2004, 05:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hmm, tough choice for me, its between the

17x8.5"(x4) Breyton Inspirations ... $1,108.00 (tirerack.com)

[or]

17x8.5"(x4) BBS RA's ... $1,196.00 (tirerack.com)

with

245/40/17 Perelli P-Zero Nero's
[or]
235/40/17 " "

I like the Breyton wheels better when it comes to looks, but the BBS wheels are stronger (ive heard) and lighter (by 2 lbs.)



What tires will you use? I hope my setup will fit. I dont want to roll my fenders but maybe i will if i have to :P

PLEASE let me know how they fit and your thoughts on them and...

congrats!

here is a m3 getting it's fenders rolled:

http://www.overboost.com/story.asp?id=131
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very nice! I likes um

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Old 08-24-2004, 09:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hey...those are the same rims that are on our...01 540i...and 03 540i...that's sweet...I love those rims...
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i liek it ALOT! those rims are soooo sweet almost picked up a set of rims just like that for the woman last night, gotta go look at them again today!

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Im going to put on yokohama avs es100 tires on my new tires and from what ive heard they are good tires!!

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Hey...those are the same rims that are on our...01 540i...and 03 540i...that's sweet...I love those rims...
your probably thinking of the BMW M Paralells wheels. Those are Breyton Inspiration aftermarket wheels.

But yes, they do look similar.

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Or AC Schitzer wheels!!

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Old 08-24-2004, 05:46 PM   #10 (permalink)
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ther coming $1400 shipped with Kumho rubber. i think its a fair price.
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mm, i almost bought some ACS replicas, but i like the bigger lip on the breyton's, and the design flows more also. those ACS are sweet tho, my second choice
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Your car will look sharp! I just tinted my windows and upgraded my headlights to xenon/angel eyes... looks so different from that old picture!
anyway, post pics once you install them!


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of course, i'm putting a umnitza euro ellipsoid dde package on this week too. i can't wait, its gunna be the sickest lookin car in the school parkinglot
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shame about the gold color though, but whutcha gunna do. waste of money to paint it and its a nice finish so, ill live with it
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What tires will you use?

PLEASE let me know how they fit and your thoughts on them.

Also, be prepared to roll your fenders. I was looking at my 205/60/15's and i think the wheel and the tire combined is only slightly smaller than a XXX/40/17. In addition, I am planning on running 245/40/17 rears, (and possibly fronts) and it really looks like they are going to rub hardcore.

Do it professionally or do it yourself using the right tools and extensive research..:

1 A fender rolling machine (hard to aquire)
1 heat gun.

(not a baseball bat and a hair dryer) Many people who use this method end up cracking their paint from not heating it enough or rolling their fenders too fast.

Either way, be careful!
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