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      07-19-2014, 03:10 PM   #1
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Style 172 on my e90

I bought these wheels about 8 month ago and finally got around to put them on. I have only seen them on a couple of e9x cars. They are the first major exterior modification I have done to my car since I bought it about a year ago.

The wheels came off an e60 550i Msport. The original owner sold them because the dealer ruined the new gunmetal finish he had done to them and had the dealer buy him a new set. Damage doesnt bother me too much as I will be dipping them in the near future.

Specs are 245/35/19 on 8.5x19 ET 18 for the front, and 265/30/19 on 9.5x19 ET 32 with 12mm spacers on the rear.

From other sites and other threads, the reviews are pretty mixed. Let me know what you think.









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Edit1: New pics on post 24
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      07-19-2014, 03:42 PM   #2
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I like it, looks nice and fresh.
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      07-19-2014, 03:43 PM   #3
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Wheels look nice . I don't think you should dip them. the color looks good maybe powdercoat them if you dint want the color
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although i've always liked these wheels on the E60 M-Sport, the design that it has looks great and the GM finish is just sick!
thanks for sharing the pics and IMO you should definitely get a set of coils now
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They look great on your car where did you source them?
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They look great on your car where did you source them?
Surprisingly enough, they were on a local forum for a year and nobody bought them. He was to the point of just giving them away. Ended up paying half of his asking price.
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They look great on your car where did you source them?
Surprisingly enough, they were on a local forum for a year and nobody bought them. He was to the point of just giving them away. Ended up paying half of his asking price.
How much did you pay for them and are they OEM?
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$300 and yes, OEM. They have just been painted gunmetal.
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Looks good, just needs to be lowered!
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Always loved those on e60's, glad to see someone run these on an e90
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$300 and yes, OEM. They have just been painted gunmetal.
Wow that's a steal. I think I saw a new set of 172s from tischer is like around 4 grand.
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Looks good very clean
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Well, I got a screw it my tire from driving on that abandoned lot. Lol.
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not a fan. Too many spokes and just doesnt fit the car imo. Nice clean car tho.
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its pretty aggressive without lowering it. you need to tuck the tire under the fender some for it to look right. maybe stretch the tires with 225/255 and itll look better
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Nice wheels! Needs a drop and camber. If you black em out, they will probably look sick!
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Always liked these on E60s, $300 was a steal!
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Those wheels looks nice when spinning...
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Again, the reviews are very mixed here too. I would like to lower it, but the offset is so low on the front that I don't think it will be possible.
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