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My wheels are in! Not on the car yet but still sweet...

Came in this morning.....BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!! Axis Penta 20x9 20x10. I can't wait to put em on... Waiting to order tires, trying to find the tire with the s rounded sidewall and good tread wear rating...




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Wow... I have 18's and hardly have any rubber left....
Take some pics when done.. Those are nice, very nice!

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Deja Vu. . . didn't I just see these pics on another board?used:



Again, those look bad-ass, David!



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Deja Vu. . . didn't I just see these pics on another board?used:



Again, those look bad-ass, David!
Thanks Brian, you will be seeing them in person very soon!

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sick wheels man!!! what rubber profiles would you have left? hahaha! goodluck
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you may want to remove that dollar from the one wheel, it may throw it off balance a little. Those big wheels are hard to balance as it is . Nice, you'll probably take a picture or two after getting them put on.

MDC, I'm thinking a 245/10/20 will probably fit rather well



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those are amazing ... watch out for potholes and curbs tho.

oh and pics please

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Read this thread from another 20" Owner

Scar - check out this thread by a guy who has rims almost exactly like your 20's. I'm not saying you'll feel anywhere near the same, but thought maybe you might be able to "leverage" some of what he learned from having 20's on his E39.

Your photo with the dollar bill on the rim reminded me of this guy's signature/avatar. It took me awhile to find his thread, but here it is:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=151877

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Your photo with the dollar bill on the rim reminded me of this guy's signature/avatar. It took me awhile to find his thread, but here it is:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=151877
Damn, that car looks familiar.



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Damn, that car looks familiar.
Yeah, Except "Asian's" photo has a Franklin on the rim instead of a dollar bill....

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Yeah, Except "Asian's" photo has a Franklin on the rim instead of a dollar bill....
Actually, I was refering to the fact that David had posted pics of the exact same car on our other board when he was showing us what rims he had bought.



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I'm not worried, The roads I travel on back and forth 15 miles each way to work are smooth. I used to be worried when I had 19 in. Axis Supermesh on my e36 but it wasn't that bad. Whenever I travel I always hop in the 'lade anyway... Thanks for the heads up though I appreciate it!

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Those are sick lips...I love them deep!!!

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