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      04-27-2012, 07:37 PM   #1
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Which wheels???

Hey guys need your help. I have a Luxury line on order because I wanted the saddle brown leather, but I am not a big fan of those Luxury Line wheels.

I like a clean OEM look so I played around with PS and came up with the following pics on a IBM F30. Let me know which one you like best or suggest any others that you think might look good on my ride.
BTW my favs are the 230s but I was quoted $5200+taxes!!

Style 167 (M6)


Style 128


style 230


Style 366


Style 343 (M5)
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      04-27-2012, 08:22 PM   #2
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What website did u get the rims on the car and where are you getting these rims?
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Out of these choices, I like the 167!
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      04-27-2012, 08:53 PM   #5
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343. Where are you getting these rims from? How much are they?
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I'm in the same boat..
had to go with lux line to get the saddle

I voter for 366.. they look cool
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      04-27-2012, 11:48 PM   #7
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167 looks best, 128 looks worst. The rest are meh.
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      04-28-2012, 12:15 AM   #8
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343

You get the replica m5 rims in ebay for like 799$ for all 4
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Could you PS the M434 (M550d) wheels on that F30? Those should also be stunning!

Others you could consider are the M359's (only the 8,5J's 4x) or what about the 401's...

366 look great!
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      04-28-2012, 07:01 AM   #10
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the 343s. the 167s look like an audi wheel.
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      04-28-2012, 07:09 AM   #11
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What do you mean you don't like the luxury line wheels?!

230's for me too, they suit the car's clean look imo. Time to put the money where your mouth is!
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Thanks for the responses so far... Couple of points

The quote I received for the 230s was from an actual BMW dealer.
My max budget is ~$3500.
Might consider aftermarket if oem is too overpriced.

I haven't shopped around for the other wheels yet.
Oemconcept.com have 167 reps for a fairly reasonable price but too many people in Toronto have them on their E90s.

The 343s are sweet too. But real 343s will be a struggle to fit IMO... Would have to find reps.

Will PS some more wheels and post today...
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Thanks for the responses so far... Couple of points

The quote I received for the 230s was from an actual BMW dealer.
My max budget is ~$3500.
Might consider aftermarket if oem is too overpriced.

I haven't shopped around for the other wheels yet.
Oemconcept.com have 167 reps for a fairly reasonable price but too many people in Toronto have them on their E90s.

The 343s are sweet too. But real 343s will be a struggle to fit IMO... Would have to find reps.

Will PS some more wheels and post today...
167 hands down
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Other aftermarket wheels to check are the VMR's V710 and VB3 and the BBS CH-R!
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Will those wheels fit?
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NOVICE QUESTION! I've never changed the wheels/rims on any of my previous cars. Are buying replica wheels a "Bad" idea? I saw some on EBAY and the set of 4 are extremely affordable. Any repercussions of not going original? Thanks!
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Style 343!!!
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NOVICE QUESTION! I've never changed the wheels/rims on any of my previous cars. Are buying replica wheels a "Bad" idea? I saw some on EBAY and the set of 4 are extremely affordable. Any repercussions of not going original? Thanks!
I've always been of the opinion that you should only replace the OEM setup with something equal or better (lighter/stronger/better fitment), and most cheap replicas do NOT fit that description... at least not to me. In general, eBay is probably not the best place to look if you want a quality wheel from a reputable seller. However, this forum has many great sponsors who can point you in the right direction.
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      04-29-2012, 03:46 PM   #21
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I've always been of the opinion that you should only replace the OEM setup with something equal or better (lighter/stronger/better fitment), and most cheap replicas do NOT fit that description... at least not to me. In general, eBay is probably not the best place to look if you want a quality wheel from a reputable seller. However, this forum has many great sponsors who can point you in the right direction.
Thanks for the input! I personally will not be changing my F30 Sport Line wheels but was just curious :]
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