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      01-03-2012, 06:48 PM   #1
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Replica M wheels from **********s? Wheel advice needed!!

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Hi all --

New poster here/car novice (learning a lot as I poke around here) and interested in upgrading my current 17" stock wheels to something more aggressive. Want to keep it budget-friendly so interested in replica wheels. Anyone bought these from **********s? I know they're big on this site, but wanted to see if anyone had first-hand reviews.

Also interested in hearing feedback on what size, offset, etc I should do. I don't have sport suspension and have not lowered the car, so I'm curious as to what will fit.

Live in Boston where roads are bumpy and full of potholes. Should I even think about lowering the car? Love the look.

Attached is my car as-is. Am thinking of doing black grilles and possibly covering the chrome on the sides. Also am getting vinyl smokes on the front ambers and ordered blacklines for the rear.

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      01-03-2012, 07:29 PM   #2
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First of all, welcome. This site is a wealth of information. If I were going to replace them, stick with factory instead of replicas. At least you know you're getting a wheel made from a reliable source. I have had a set of BBS wheels on another vehicle I owned and really liked them. If you want to see what a certain type of wheel looks like on your vehicle, go to the tirerack website. They have a place you can see how wheels of various diameters and makes look on your car. You can even narrow your car down to the color. I'm sure there are a lot to pick from. I put 18's on my car this year and couldn't believe the difference in handling. I purchased a set of 193M wheels with brand new tires from a memeber on the forum. Came off his 2011 335i. Lot of deals like that here. Good luck.
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Thanks! I found a set that are OEM wheels that I love. We'll see how it works out.
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