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 > Just put on my NEW SHOES!! What do yall think?



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
      08-03-2012, 01:56 PM   #1
LonestarState
New Member
 
Drives: Silver e92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Houston, Tx

Posts: 25
iTrader: (0)

Talking Just put on my NEW SHOES!! What do yall think?

At first I was a little hesitant on getting the AG M359's but I can say now without a doubt I am glad I did !!!! Pictures don't do this wheel justice. Also, the tires I'm running are Michelin PSS's. 1st off, those Potenza's are GARBAGE, and I'm really sorry if I offend, but even with going from 18" to 19" and Potenza RFT to Michelin PSS the ride has substantially been improved. At first I was a little torn between the attractive pricing of the V12 Hankook's and the PSS's handling and boy am I glad I chose the latter and went with the PSS's. Excellent cornering, superior ride comfort, little to no road noise. Almost like a new car. Here are some pictures I just took with my iPhone camera, also car is a little dirty. But what do yall think? Btw I'm running 19x9 +35 & 235/35/19 in the front and 19x10 +38 265/30/19 in the rear, 0 rubbing, didn't fold or modify anything to accommodate them.
Attached Images
   
__________________
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures."
-Julius Cesar
LonestarState is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 01:57 PM   #2
Sean@PYSpeed.com
 
Sean@PYSpeed.com's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 AW E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Bay Area

Posts: 8,956
iTrader: (22)

Send a message via AIM to Sean@PYSpeed.com
Glad you like them! Can't go wrong with AG M359 for sure!
Sean@PYSpeed.com is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 02:14 PM   #3
Kid Red
Lieutenant
 
Kid Red's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Casselberry, Fl

Posts: 536
iTrader: (4)

So stock sport suspension with just a straight swap to the 19s? Looks good.

I've read that even the sport suspension is tuned soft to balance with the hard RFTs and I'm nervous going to non RFTs without a suspension upgrade as it would result in too soft of a ride. However, you seem happy, so that's good to hear.

I didn't know we could fit 10" wide on the rears of a 335i.
__________________
My Current: 2010 Black Sapphire Metallic 335i /Sport/DCT/PDC/Nav/Black Leather/CF Wrapped Interior/Gloss Black Grill/ JB+ / 360 Forged Mesh 8 19" / BMW Performance Rep Trunk Spoiler / More coming...
My Other: 2006 Audi A4- Sold
Kid Red is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 02:38 PM   #4
LonestarState
New Member
 
Drives: Silver e92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Houston, Tx

Posts: 25
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kid Red View Post
So stock sport suspension with just a straight swap to the 19s? Looks good.

I've read that even the sport suspension is tuned soft to balance with the hard RFTs and I'm nervous going to non RFTs without a suspension upgrade as it would result in too soft of a ride. However, you seem happy, so that's good to hear.

I didn't know we could fit 10" wide on the rears of a 335i.
Yep, all stock suspension. As for the ride, that's kinda the reason I went with the PSS's because they have a stronger sidewall (Like the RFT's) vs. V12's etc. So turning real hard or quick lane changes with my new setup actually seems to be improved. These PSS's really have excellent grip, I had my doubts at first but they're way out the window.
__________________
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures."
-Julius Cesar
LonestarState is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 02:40 PM   #5
PSUSMU
Captain
 
Drives: Entry-level Luxury
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Falls Church, VA

Posts: 788
iTrader: (1)

I think they're played out and you need a drop!
PSUSMU is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 02:48 PM   #6
LonestarState
New Member
 
Drives: Silver e92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Houston, Tx

Posts: 25
iTrader: (0)

Yeah I was thinking about dropping the front a little, but I was first planning on getting the rear valence/bumper changed and putting the m3 rocker panels on it. What wheels would you prefer to get PSUSMU?
__________________
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures."
-Julius Cesar
LonestarState is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 02:51 PM   #7
PSUSMU
Captain
 
Drives: Entry-level Luxury
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Falls Church, VA

Posts: 788
iTrader: (1)

Anything but the same cookie cutter wheels on every other E90.
PSUSMU is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 02:59 PM   #8
LonestarState
New Member
 
Drives: Silver e92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Houston, Tx

Posts: 25
iTrader: (0)

Lol, well the good thing is I haven't seen any 90/92's here in Houston with the same wheels so I guess I lucked out. I was split between these and the Morr's but then I'd have to wrap them in the V12's so I sort of made a compromise between the two lol. + maybe in a year or 2, I'll be upgrading to the F10 which I am looking forward to, which is why modifying the rest of the body is kind of in the air. But for the meantime I think I'm quite content with what I've got. I was looking for a conservative/aggressive look for the wheels.
__________________
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures."
-Julius Cesar
LonestarState is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 06:51 PM   #9
The Ghost
Reborn
 
The Ghost's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: USA

Posts: 1,079
iTrader: (1)

I think they and the car look sweet. Colors work very well together.

Outside of a at forum where we stare at modded e9x all day, no one will have your same setup that you'll ever run into. Enjoy.
The Ghost is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 09:27 PM   #10
Pittsburger
Private First Class
 
Pittsburger's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 328xi, 2006 330xi
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Long Island, NY

Posts: 108
iTrader: (0)

I agree with Ghost, the wheels seem to match well. I also tend to be biased towards some conservatism instead of boldness, which I think is well balanced on your car.

You say the sidewalls are a bit stiffer. How does your setup feel over potholes and bumps?
Pittsburger is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-03-2012, 10:05 PM   #11
FCobra94
Major
 
FCobra94's Avatar
 
Drives: '07 E90 335i
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: MD

Posts: 1,140
iTrader: (0)

Looks great! Congrats.
FCobra94 is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-04-2012, 07:08 AM   #12
Bronze
First Lieutenant
 
Bronze's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 335i sedan
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Berkley, MI

Posts: 380
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [0.00]
Looks great. Is that a hyper black, hyper silver, hyper something finish?
__________________
Bronze
2008 335i sedan | black/black | Sport | Premium
Bronze is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-04-2012, 10:09 AM   #13
Fillyo75
First Lieutenant
 
Fillyo75's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 e90 335i
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Chicago, IL (South Burbs)

Posts: 390
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by PSUSMU View Post
I think they're played out and you need a drop!
That's kinda rude, no comment is better than your comment.
__________________
//|Phil
2009 e90 335i | jet black | 6MT
Fillyo75 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-04-2012, 04:45 PM   #14
MRRwheels
Banned
 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: LOS ANGELES

Posts: 281
iTrader: (0)

great job looks good, nice match
MRRwheels is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-05-2012, 02:14 PM   #15
LonestarState
New Member
 
Drives: Silver e92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Houston, Tx

Posts: 25
iTrader: (0)

Thanks y'all! And they're a Hypersilver Finish
__________________
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures."
-Julius Cesar
LonestarState is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-05-2012, 02:15 PM   #16
LonestarState
New Member
 
Drives: Silver e92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Houston, Tx

Posts: 25
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pittsburger View Post
I agree with Ghost, the wheels seem to match well. I also tend to be biased towards some conservatism instead of boldness, which I think is well balanced on your car.

You say the sidewalls are a bit stiffer. How does your setup feel over potholes and bumps?
Not too bad really, I strongly try to avoid potholes as much as I can lol but on normal bumps and cracks they really aren't all that bad, atleast compared to the stock rft's I was running before.
__________________
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures."
-Julius Cesar
LonestarState is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-05-2012, 06:18 PM   #17
Toyo
Major
 
Toyo's Avatar
 
Drives: 335d Titanium Silver LCI E90
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Fayetteville GA

Posts: 1,274
iTrader: (0)

I like them!!!
Toyo is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-05-2012, 06:37 PM   #18
manutdas11
EL JIMMY NEURON
 
manutdas11's Avatar
 
Drives: Jet Black E90
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: in the Napa Valley/SJ...

Posts: 1,198
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by LonestarState View Post
At first I was a little hesitant on getting the AG M359's but I can say now without a doubt I am glad I did !!!! Pictures don't do this wheel justice. Also, the tires I'm running are Michelin PSS's. 1st off, those Potenza's are GARBAGE, and I'm really sorry if I offend, but even with going from 18" to 19" and Potenza RFT to Michelin PSS the ride has substantially been improved. At first I was a little torn between the attractive pricing of the V12 Hankook's and the PSS's handling and boy am I glad I chose the latter and went with the PSS's. Excellent cornering, superior ride comfort, little to no road noise. Almost like a new car. Here are some pictures I just took with my iPhone camera, also car is a little dirty. But what do yall think? Btw I'm running 19x9 +35 & 235/35/19 in the front and 19x10 +38 265/30/19 in the rear, 0 rubbing, didn't fold or modify anything to accommodate them.
hahaha!!!
I have the same wheels coming in, with the exact specifications you have...except I got mine with the Hankook V12's! Ah, and mine are matte black!
Let me know how your tires work for you! I might try those when I run through them!

Dope car btw!
__________________
2007 Jet Black E90 328i
Thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825249
Instagram: manutd_as
manutdas11 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-06-2012, 05:52 AM   #19
Taipei-TT
Captain
 
Drives: 2014 X3 2.0D
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Canadian in Taipei

Posts: 642
iTrader: (0)

Car looks great. Looks like you have the conservative/aggressive balance you were looking for.

Played out? They are a popular style for a reason.....they look great on our cars. I'd personally go for something I like rather than worry about its popularity. Nice job!
Taipei-TT is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      08-06-2012, 05:58 AM   #20
SilverII
Colonel
 
Drives: '11 335IS
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW

Posts: 2,335
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW 335IS  [4.83]
out of focus
SilverII is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-07-2012, 12:27 PM   #21
mattburch
Major
 
mattburch's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 e92 328i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: LA --> Laguna

Posts: 1,292
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 BMW 328i  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to mattburch
looking good!
__________________
2009 e92 328i: Alpine White / Black Dakota / Gray Poplar / Manual / Premium / Sport / iPod & USB
Modifications: Matte Black Kidneys / Painted Reflectors / 20% Window Tint / LUX 5.0 / GP Thunders
Corners / LED Sidemarkers / OEM M Foot Rest / OEM Performance SSK / Weisslicht White PY24W LED /
6000k D1S / CB2 Intake More To Come..
IHSV
mattburch is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-07-2012, 03:34 PM   #22
KidSupreme
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: 11' 335i m sport
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lost Angeles

Posts: 379
iTrader: (0)

I agree.
Quote:
Originally Posted by PSUSMU View Post
I think they're played out and you need a drop!
KidSupreme is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
265, avant garde m359, m359, michelin, pss

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 12:30 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