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      02-12-2006, 02:46 PM   #1
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Photoshop: SG E91 w/ Style 166

While waiting for delivery, I'm contemplating which wheels to buy. I really like the CSL wheels (especially after seeing diesel007's drool-inducing photos) and mesh/crossed spoke wheels like the ASA AR-1, ACE Rex etc. However I have a feeling those wheels are quite "E46:y". The Bangled E90 has a very different design language, which also shows in the wheel designs.

So currently I'm leaning towards the Style 166 (E60 M5) wheels. I've found a place which sells nice-looking 18-inch replicas with suitable offsets. But how will they look on my SG E91? I whipped up a quick cut&paste job using photos by alelocate (car) and titanium06 (wheels).

I really like the look of this. But does 18 inches look like this? Or is this more like 19-20 inches?
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      02-12-2006, 11:36 PM   #2
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Love the rims.... i think there at least 19's if not bigger... now way there 18's..suprised no one has em on an e90
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      02-13-2006, 01:55 AM   #3
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isn't that photoshopped? All I know is you can't just stick the 19 inch M5 wheels in the e90.
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      02-13-2006, 02:29 AM   #4
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go for 19" for that effect... my 2 cents! Good luck viking!
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Not bad, wish it were real.
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      02-13-2006, 05:01 AM   #6
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go for 19" for that effect... my 2 cents! Good luck viking!
Thanks, but I've decided to go with 18" to strike a compromise between looks and comfort.

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Not bad, wish it were real.
It will be, in week 12. Although I've specced mine without roof rails, so it will look a little more like this:
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      02-13-2006, 06:51 AM   #7
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if you are going for 18" the best rims for me are the 162
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if you are going for 18" the best rims for me are the 162
The 162s are not bad, but need spacers to look their best in my opinion. Also, I want my car to look a little different than stock. A new set of wheels gives a nice "custom" look without being too exotic.

I'm pretty much set on the 166 replicas. Now if only week 12 would come a bit faster...
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      02-13-2006, 03:34 PM   #9
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wow, those rims are kickin'!
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looks good!
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