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      12-14-2007, 10:21 PM   #13
E90 ANdy
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Originally Posted by MTL Bimmer View Post
Whats the difference between 2pc, and 3pc wheels? How do u tell if its 2pc or 3pc? Is 2pc wheels better than the 3pc wheels?
Good question, in 3-piece wheels 2 halves of the wheel are held together by a separate wheel face and bolts. IN 2-piece wheels the barrel of the wheel is a single piece and the face is either bolted on or welded on. Hope this helps explain. In 3-piece wheels there is a seal that seals up the 2 barrel halves, this could deteriorate over time and the wheel could leak. This however is not a problem with 2pc wheels because the wheel barrel is single piece.
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