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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.

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Old 03-04-2006, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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new rims fitted

could not drive the car with the 15" winter wheels on any longer

it was like walking round with a crap pair of trainers on

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i know they are not 18" or 19" wheels but i think these are one of the best OEM wheels you can get for the e36





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I like them VERY much.
p.s. you don't have to have 18 or 19 inch wheels to get respect.
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what size are the rims? tires?

i'm looking into getting new ones as well and I've been looking at those as well
good choice
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what size are the rims? tires?

i'm looking into getting new ones as well and I've been looking at those as well
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Go take a look at my new ones in the picture forum. They'll look tight if you've got a black car.

Heck, Tochenzo pulls off black rims on a red car too, his look awesome.
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what size are the rims? tires?

i'm looking into getting new ones as well and I've been looking at those as well
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225 on the front 7.5" width
245 on the rears 8.5" width

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Go take a look at my new ones in the picture forum. They'll look tight if you've got a black car.

Heck, Tochenzo pulls off black rims on a red car too, his look awesome.
I'm not a fan of the black rims on black car, but they would definitely look good on a red one.
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Those look great !

Those look great! I put the same on my kids 328i but I just used 225/45-17's all the way around for ease of tire rotations and such. Did you try fitting the 245's on the front just for grins? I was wondering how much if any clearance there was between the tire and strut body with the 245's.









Not much clearance with even the 225/45-17's up front .....


I got some OEM black wheel locks on Ebay for about $25.....
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Personally I wouldn't go with black wheels on that color. Like M3UOND was saying Tochenzo has them so look at his car and that should let you know whether or not you'd like it.
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