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Old 02-02-2009, 10:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone. I just got a 530I and know nothing about rims. I am looking at getting a 20' but what brand should I go with that won't break the bank?
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Old 02-02-2009, 11:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check the wheel & tire Center link .. but why 20" ??
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Check the wheel & tire Center link .. but why 20" ??
Agreed, 20 is a bit much. It would be a rough ride along with body/fender issues...
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do yourself a favor and take 18"
looks better, feels better, and is better for your banks
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+ 1....18" Rims will be alot better than 20" and will be cheaper on tyres.
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Oh I wouldn't want any issues with my fender... If its standard 17' I don't think 18' will make a big difference? Would I have a problem with 19'?
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Also, I feel a jerk sometimes when I brake is that normal? I didn't have this problem with my 330 and I just go my brakes changed.

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what year is your 5er?
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Old 02-04-2009, 03:08 PM   #9 (permalink)
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My friend had went on tirerack.com told me that 20' should be fine on my car if I went with Front(25/30) and Rear(295-25)?
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i have 19" staggered the 20" would not fit..
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Old 02-04-2009, 10:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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question: can the M5, 17" rims fit 530-2002 with no issues?

Any one did it?
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can the M5, 17" rims fit 530-2002 ?
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20's on an E60

i've put 20's staggered on my 04' 5er and they fit no problem ..... a bit of a rough ride but its looks awsome!!!!
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I know! that's why I wanted 20's on mine. Anyways I got a good deal on some Rims made by BBS on Nitto's, staggered, and will be putting them in this week. Can't wait to see how they look on my baby!

Thanks for your input!
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yea dude, totally worth it....... post a pic
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