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Old 04-28-2004, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all i am about to buy an e36 m3 and am a little confused about a few things!!!
what are the "proper" m3 alloys? many i have seen for sale have the motorsport "5" spokes on them but some seem to have a similar style with about 10 spokes? are these m3 wheels? why the differenc? also any tips on buying an e36 m3 would be much appreciated!! evo or not to evo etc!!!
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10 spoke is stock m3
and M-contour is luxary m3
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Old 04-28-2004, 06:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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oh cool-i see! are the 10 spokes 17 inch aswell or are they smaller?
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on my 97' m3 sedan the stock rims are 17' (if that helps at all)
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on my 97' m3 sedan the stock rims are 17' (if that helps at all)
17 feet is some pretty big wheels
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it also makes the handling all f**ked up ghead
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and M-contour is luxary m3
coolest rims in the world!
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the 5 spokes are forged
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so does that mean its actually better to have them than the others? apart from the fact they look better? also, what exactly do the real ones look like? do they say bmw motorsport on them or just motorsport? dont wanna get replicas!!!! also what finish are they?
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u gusy make this shit hella confusin without pics lol

here are M contours. I love them.

Also you got the motorsport 10 spokes and aren't there he Lightweights?
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M3 LTW 5 spoke.
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10 Spoke normal M3 wheels.
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my favs are the contours... im going to pick up a set soon
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