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      10-22-2010, 01:09 PM   #1
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Winter Setup - e90 335i on Motegi MR118 17x8

e90, Jet Black, Sport Suspension.

Cheap Matte-black (They're kind of matte) rims, they're heavy at 24-26lbs each.

I haven't seen any pics of the Motegi's on an e90, so here are a few unprofessional ones of my winter setup.

Rubbers are Pirelli Sottozero IIs.

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Whatever, these are winter tires, FWIW rear slide is predictable and controlled, gets right back in line. Bit of understeer and general boatage.

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      10-24-2010, 05:38 PM   #2
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Nice, I am considering getting the same setup!
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      10-25-2010, 05:18 AM   #3
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      10-26-2010, 09:46 AM   #4
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Thanks for posting the pics.

link to winter site : http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AH8&...nter/index.jsp
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      12-15-2010, 08:48 PM   #5
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Where did you get the bmw center caps from? I just ordered this setup from tirerack and was told the caps will not fit on this rim.

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      12-16-2010, 06:17 PM   #6
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yea i just got them in 18inch how u get caps to fit oem caps work ? im running 245 40 18 inch lm25 snows for now should fit nice !
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      12-16-2010, 07:46 PM   #7
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Looks good man!
Thinking about doing the same.
How have the tire's been for you so far?
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      01-24-2011, 04:27 PM   #8
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Spacers??

I just got these rims and have ti install them now but the spacers wot fit on the car there too small did u putthese wheels with or without the included spacers. Btw my car is a e92 335 spkrt package so idk if they will be ok without the spacers
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      02-15-2011, 04:06 PM   #9
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Did anyone found out how to fit the center caps?
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      02-21-2011, 01:51 AM   #10
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I have the same wheels. Where did you get those center caps?
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      07-27-2011, 12:27 PM   #11
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New OEM caps fit

OEM center caps fit. The new one... not the old. There will be a little space between ... but much better than the motegi cap.
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      07-29-2011, 08:53 PM   #12
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whats the cap measurement?

When you say new caps, what measurement size is it? 68mm front 65mm on the back side? Thank you in advance! BTW .... your set up is effing tight! I have the exact same setup but with Summito's 225 45RT17
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      08-18-2011, 07:44 AM   #13
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      10-10-2011, 11:42 AM   #14
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Before I find the right caps that fit, I just bought oem 45mm decals and they fit ok over the Motegi caps. Part number 36131181082. There's probably 1-2mm left on the edges, but from far away, it looks tight!
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      10-28-2011, 09:28 AM   #15
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I've been struggling with my decision on winter rims, but with these pixs you have made my decision much easier. Looks fantastic and thanks alot for posting the pixs.
Now I have to decide whether or not I go with 18's instead of 17's.
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      12-12-2011, 08:17 AM   #16
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Ordered myself a set of these in 17" for winter.

Thanks for putting up the pics and helping me decide!
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      12-21-2011, 10:20 PM   #17
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Thanks guys but...

I drove on my summer tires last week with just a dusting of snow - knew it was going to be a bit of a challenge and it was. Got my set mounted today (photo). Tire Rack did a good job mounting the roundels.

However, am I the only one that didn't get TPMS? I'm kinda pissed because I can't turn off the warning light and I'm not seeing anything easy to get around it (help?). If I would have known this I may have gotten the sensors.
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I got a 17" set of these for winter.

Just added OEM center caps - they were a little tight to but got them on there. The part # is 36 13 6 783 536
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      01-18-2012, 08:06 AM   #19
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To RE since this thread has gotten some attn in the new year:
17x8 MOTEGI RACING MR118 BLK P (No idea what the offset is.)
205/50R-17 Pirelli Winter 240 Sottozeros (I might actually go for a < 205 if you have a ton of snow.)

They're on for a 2nd season. The rears have -no- tread but my fronts have plenty of life left.

For the record; the center caps were grabbed at purchase time from tirerack.

As a final note, with sidewalls this high, and rims at 17" I've had no issues with bending, this is driving over terrible rural roads and terrible NYC roads at 'aggressive' speed.
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      12-08-2012, 07:10 PM   #20
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I also have 17" Motegis and Sottozeros and was looking for center caps. Glad I found this thread. Will try the part # is 36 13 6 783 536

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LOL Am I gonna get bumped every winter
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