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Are these rims worth getting?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/18-BM...49395740QQrdZ1

I currently have some akuza aublime 17's http://www.akuza.com/FWD/sublime.htm but they are not chrome.

I want to throw some chromes on there, what do you think i should do.

Should I trade mine in for some at a garage or should i sell mine on craigslist or ebay and buy some others from the net such as the link above. I dont have much experience in choosing wheels so your help is appreciated.
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Those wont fit your car.


And just say no to chrome


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"I want to throw some chromes on there", since thats what i "want" to do, why would I "say no to chrome"?

so you can't put 18's on a 325is?
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oh i'm with you, its the fixture not the size which will not allow the rim to fit.

these would fit though huh...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/18-BM...51752307QQrdZ1
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Just make sure you get the ones for the 3 series. If you'll notice, they display two different offsets. The +20 is for the 5, 7, etc, series. You will want the +38 offset. One size, in this case will not fit all.

Are you selling the Akuza's?

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Nooo Chrome!

Crome sucks!!! It always eventually peels off and then looks awful, just get alloy or polished allumnum

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Just make sure you get the ones for the 3 series. If you'll notice, they display two different offsets. The +20 is for the 5, 7, etc, series. You will want the +38 offset. One size, in this case will not fit all.

Are you selling the Akuza's?
Hi, thank you very much for the info, yeah I guess I'll either be selling the akuza's or trading them with a garage.
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yea really sry but chrome does not look good on the e36 or e46 and those dont look good on an e36 ive seen um....sry man just my oppinion
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Thats fair enough, everyones entitled to their opinion, although, as chrome is a visually asthetic enhancement why would you say that it depends on the shape and styling of the car whether it suites chrome or not.

I think in terms of styling, chrome is far more dependant on the colour of the cars paint and the trimmings on whether it would look hot or not.

I dont know where you live but here in LA i'd say 70% rides are on chrome
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i have chrome on mine nobody seemed to give me shit about htem. but i dunno. if chrome is what you like go for it.. certain ones look nice imo. not all but some
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