Tirerack
Use the following links to go directly to useful tirerack winter items: Tirerack Winter Tires. Gary's Winter Tire FAQ.
Using the links directly supports E90Post with tirerack sales commision!

  E90Post
 


TireRack

   PLEASE HELP SUPPORT E90POST BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER, THANKS!
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wheels and Tires Forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack > Best place to buy OEM wheels?



Wheels and Tires forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack
Please help to directly support e90post by doing your tirerack shopping from the above link. For every sale made through the link, e90post gets sponsor support to keep the site alive. Disclaimer

Wheel offset calculator courtesy of BimmerPost.com. You may use this calculator to calculate what tire sizes you might need if you upgrade your tires, or what wheel sizes/offsets are compatible with your car.
    Current Wheel Width  inches             Current Wheel Offset  mm.
         New Wheel Width  inches                  New Wheel Offset  mm.
 
TIRE WIDTH
/
ASPECT RATIO
- WHEEL DIAMETER
ORIGINAL TIRES
/
NEW TIRES
/
Based on your stock wheel setup, your new wheel will have:
Original Tires Diameter (in.)
      New Tires Diameter (in.)
  Difference in diameter (in.)
           Percent Difference %
                     
Speedo @60mph will read: mph
Collapse/Expand the BimmerPost Wheel and Tire calculator
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-07-2012, 07:03 PM   #1
AZ_08_E92
Private
 
Drives: Alpine White 08 E92 328i
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tempe, AZ

Posts: 56
iTrader: (0)

Best place to buy OEM wheels?

Hello,
I currently have 18" style 188s on my 08 E92 328i. I'm looking to replace them with style 197s in the same size. Does anyone know of a good place to find them? Should I try the dealership, or has anyone found a better deal elsewhere?

Thanks for any feedback!
AZ_08_E92 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-07-2012, 09:13 PM   #2
phillye30fanboy
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1988 BMW 325, now with 24v!
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: philadelphia

Posts: 245
iTrader: (0)

style 188's didnt come in 18".

however the 197's did come in 18"s.

you can usually snag a good deal on forums here just look for someone local or willing to ship (you'll probably pay for the shipping tho) but the dealership usually doesnt have the best deals around since you can get em slightly used on these forums for a lot less.
phillye30fanboy is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-07-2012, 09:51 PM   #3
AZ_08_E92
Private
 
Drives: Alpine White 08 E92 328i
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tempe, AZ

Posts: 56
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by phillye30fanboy
style 188's didnt come in 18".

however the 197's did come in 18"s.

you can usually snag a good deal on forums here just look for someone local or willing to ship (you'll probably pay for the shipping tho) but the dealership usually doesnt have the best deals around since you can get em slightly used on these forums for a lot less.
Cool thank you. My wheels do resemble the 188s, but I guess they're not as you stated. I wonder what they are then? They are 18's.
AZ_08_E92 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:16 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST