Rims - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
3-Series (E46, E90) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 02-11-2004, 12:30 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Mitchell is an unknown quantity at this point
(Thread Starter)
I have some rims that I’m interested in buying for my car. I haven’t checked it out fully yet but I believe that the offset of the new rims are different from the factor rims. If I were to buy the new rims will it cause any performance implication? Will it cause components (such as wheel bearings) to wear out quicker.
Mitchell is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 02-11-2004, 04:30 PM
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Baltimore MD
Posts: 729
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
peterkulesza is an unknown quantity at this point
yes on both. there is a marginal benefit to wider track. there is a huge risk of wearing out bearings within 20 kmiles if the offset is really off (1.5 cm and above).

peter
peterkulesza is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E46, E90)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fs: Binno 930 18" Chrome Rims And Tires chakorules Wheels and Tires 1 06-30-2005 12:16 AM
FS: JDM Altstadt 1 Rims (Multi 3pc) cuhrupt Classifieds Sell & Buy 1 08-19-2004 05:07 AM
18" inch, Fittipaldi Diablo Rims - Tires swank Classifieds Sell & Buy 5 08-15-2004 02:43 AM
Anybody Interested in some After-Market Rims pshu007 Classifieds Sell & Buy 5 03-03-2004 09:54 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome