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      02-07-2011, 12:03 AM   #1
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2 Bent rims, replace with OEM or M5 Reps?

So due to a series of circumstances, I've ended up with 4 brand new 17" tires and 4 rims, 2 of which are bent and slapping like crazy and one of which has a crack.

After market 17's are far and inbetween and OEM's are expensive and take hella long to deliver.

I've found a pair of new replacement OEM's for $500 shipped from a legit source but will take until March 2nd to get to me, or I found a set of M5 replica wheels for $655 shipped from **********s.

What one should I go for?

The reps don't look half bad and I'd get them faster but I fear that if one should get damaged it'd be hard to find a replacement. Plus they are a bit on the cheap side and **********s doesn't mention a manufacturer.

Here's the link to the reps:
http://www.**********s.com/BMW-M5-Style-Wheels.htm

Here's the link to the OEMs
http://www.stylintrucks.com/part.aspx?partid=862070

Any tips would be appreciated.
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I mean they are def 655 for a reason, b/c they are a cheap wheel but if you take care of them and are cautious of what you drive over I am sure they will work just fine. It would be better than driving around on what you're on now.
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Did you see these? I'm not sure where you can get them though.
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