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      02-16-2006, 07:51 AM   #1
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Can you put 18"rims on the new 325i e90 or do u have to put a new wheelset on? Will it also be harder to drive in wet and snowy conditions with the 18"?
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I was wondering can you put 18"rims on a 325i e90 or do you have to put a different wheelset on it? Also is it going to be alot harder to drive in the rain and snow?
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yes you can put 18" rims as they are on the options list with the 162 rims
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my dealer told me that he has to put a new wheelset on them for it to fit.
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      02-16-2006, 08:12 AM   #5
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I have 18" snows on mine and no issues whatsoever.

here is a link to the pix and the thred we already spoke about this...

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ght=snow+tires
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I was wondering can you put 18"rims on a 325i e90 or do you have to put a different wheelset on it? Also is it going to be alot harder to drive in the rain and snow?

The 325 and 330 are the same car. The only difference is a little less power and break size (yes there are differences that make the power ). 18's will work just like 19's will... If you search the forum many 325 owners have put style 162's on there car. The offsets depend on the style rim you are going with. But it will be the same with both models.
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how come the 330 looks bigger in all the pics on this site?
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how come the 330 looks bigger in all the pics on this site?
Ha! Optical illusion Maybe camera angles. Trust me they are the same car.
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i have told my dealer about what you guys have said and his reply was "the only issue with putting the 18" on it is the winter tire issue. that and we cant get the 325 directly witht aht wheelset on it, its something we would have to do after the fact".
So what should I do because the 17" rim options are not that good looking. Does anybody have any styles in mind that BMW makes that I could put on instead?
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