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Old 05-21-2004, 04:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im deciding out of 3 rims to get right now for my black bmw e36, it has smoked tail lights + smoked corners (which match the headlights now) + and smoked side markers. I'm going for the all black look. I have 3 rims i'm trying to pick out of right now

RIM DECISION

i know some of you won't like the "bling" thing im going for, but i like chrome ;o
I'm going for 19" rims.

NOTE: THE BOTTOM RIM (3rd one on site) IS A SPINNER -- THE CHROME SPINS WHILE THE BLACK BACKGROUND STAYS STILL -- would it look nice? need opinions.

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I'm not all about the chrome bling but if I had to choose I would say the second ones, top right. They look like a rim the most to me.
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Old 05-21-2004, 05:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I second the top right one... used
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Old 05-21-2004, 06:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Bling isn't everyone's cup of tea... but if you're gonna bling it out, go all the way..

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Old 05-21-2004, 06:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Werd to the spinners, if you're going bling, go all the way.

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I like the 3rd one. But if the black background blocks air flow and brake dust, how do you clean it and won't if affect the brakes cooling?
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Old 05-21-2004, 06:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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None.. they all suck, no offense. too Xzibit and West Coast Custom's rims to me... plsu they will be stolen within a week
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Old 05-22-2004, 07:39 AM   #8 (permalink)
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You go and buy a nice bimmer, then go and make yourself AND your car look like a complete tart, not the way forward.

I mean, look at the new M3s, they look mean as anything....no bling there, is bling really necessary? Bling's almost as bad as go-faster-stripes.

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NO! first of all, if you do buy some chrome tardwheels, give urself a swift kick in the nuts on my behalf. GET SOME M3 WHEELS. if your gonna put some wheels that spin and induce my vomit reflex, put them on a car just as shitty as the wheels you are installing...a honda...
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For sure not #1. They have no lip at all and I find that looks really tacky.
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if those are the chooices... #2

i would go with m contour rims or E46 m3 rims
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Definitely #2.
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I don't like chrome either. But I'd go for the 3rd one out of the 3. I hate rims with no dish.

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