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#1 (permalink) Old 09-20-2004, 09:09 PM
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Hi guys! I'm looking for new rims for my 318i. I'm looking for M3-Style replica, 17inches.

I found this site http://www.aaarims.com.

The rims I'm looking at are those:



Here is the description:

BMW M3 Style ITN #134

Fits 1992-1999 BMW 3-series, Z3 and M3 (E36)
Fits 2000-2004 BMW 3-series and Z3 (E46)
$629/set, A+
17x8 in. alloy wheels


Logos, caps and lugs are included free of charge.

O.E.R.
Imported from Italy
BMW-M3-17-3


Man... 629$ for the set... is this way to cheap? Anyone having these? And is ITN a manufacturer???

Any comment is appreciated

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Well, they are replica's so I'm going to go as far as saying that their probably priced apporiately. Replica's are usually heavier and not as durable as OEM's ... i.e. may bend. They are nice rims though. So if you have decent roads around you and don't plan to kick the shit out of them, go for it.

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Yeah, be really careful with replicas. OEM M3 contour rims are quite fragile as it is.

Edit: Woops, they're not contours, my browser didn't load the picture. Oh dear, never mind me.

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yeah im thinking about using this site in the near future also!

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hey guys
i got the exact same set of M3 replicas and LOVE them...they look awesome.
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where did you get them?

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Hey that site says they have OEM's too, and they're pretty cheap as well, anyone know if they're real oem's?

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i bought my rims from there.. and they are great!! NO COMPLAINTS!!

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Man, that sites awesome. You can get a set of 18x8 Style 135 with Michelin Pilot Sport A/S for $1621.00. Thats an awesome deal.

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hey
ya i got it from aarims.com to. its nice and sweet with the M badge. If you dont want to spend a whole lot I think the replicas are good at a fraction of the price.
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I don't know wich to buy... the BMW replica for 629$ USD or those Mille Miglia wheels :



They cost a bit more... not that much, but I heard they were FAR better than replica... what do you think of those?

Thanks for all of your replies
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I bought a 323i coupe from a dealer and had them on already, looks to be the same as mine (eyes left) ,although I saw some similar on another same as mine, more of a matt silver finish and flatter spokes, so may be a few replica companies all good so far , kerbed em a few times though ghead , and black metal underneath the chrome - carefull with yer parking there folks....

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Try seatching for this company on Ebay. They offer a selection of rims there as well.... They discount the rims what looks like 10% on Ebay. $1080 vs. $1200 for the 18" M-Pararell Chromes.

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