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      09-21-2005, 12:29 AM   #1
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Any regrets getting 161s ?

I have ordered 161 17" rims on my car, and I must have downloaded just about every picture on this forum comparing colours, interiors, options etc.

There must be a majority of about 80% or more who have 162 18" rims.

Just wondering, for those of you who have 161 rims, are there any regrets not going with the 162s ?
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Not really, it would be nice if my sport package comes with the 162 but I don't want a 330. If you are just ordering the rims then save up and go for aftermarket.
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No regrets here. In the U.S., the 325i with ZSP comes with 161 rims. Since it comes with the package, we don't really get much of a choice. I terms of design, I think the 17" 161 rims looks better than the 18" 162 rims.
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No regrets here. In the U.S., the 325i with ZSP comes with 161 rims. Since it comes with the package, we don't really get much of a choice. I terms of design, I think the 17" 161 rims looks better than the 18" 162 rims.
Well - that makes me feel a lot better. For quite a while I was considering trading one of the other options for the 162s. There is very little in it IMO (the 162s i think are a bit better), but for Australian roads the 17" 161s are more sensible ... not too mention the tire replacement cost, and the fact that the 18" tyres will wear out quicker (or so my salesman told me).
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