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      09-15-2012, 05:29 PM   #1
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Keep 230's or change for 313 reps?

Evening chaps,

I have a set of 230's sitting in my garage waiting for some tyres. However, I'm seeing more and more cars with 313's and they're definitely growing on me, a lot.

I won't be paying out 1k+ for OEM ones, but quite fancy some reps.. anyone advise on the quality of the reps?

Does anyone have any pictures of a silver e92 SE with 313's?

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      09-15-2012, 05:45 PM   #2
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230s are the best wheel on the SE.

313s don't look right on the SE. The chiseled lines suit the more aggressive M sport kit better.

Too many people are going for 313s. Getting too common.
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      09-15-2012, 07:45 PM   #3
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I think Kerr's spot on there tbh. 230 are 5 spoke twist right?

Someone very local to me has got a 335 with those on and making me jealous.
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      09-16-2012, 03:56 AM   #4
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I think if you're going to go for something else go for something totally different not a rep of another BM wheel!

Have you looked on BMautosport's website they have some really nice wheels....

However, if you do keep the 230's I've got some tyres for you!
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Thanks for the replies guys. I'm still not sure what to do, but will give it a few months and do some more research on the 313 reps.

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      09-16-2012, 09:54 AM   #6
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not an SE so doesn't really help

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...335i?logcode=p

http://www.e90post.com/forums/attach...1&d=1239775862

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/...h/e738db79.jpg

http://www.e90post.com/forums/attach...1&d=1303940231
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      09-16-2012, 12:28 PM   #7
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313's mate. Do it.
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      09-16-2012, 12:50 PM   #8
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IT IS VERY HARD to chose a colour with Silver cars.. the 313s give an excellent contrast to a darker colour car and may not give that look with silver ones, although in saying that, there is one chap who's put up pics of his silver m sport with 313s that do look pretty smart!

I personally won't do it but each to their own. Between 313s and 230s, for me.... the 230s win everytime esp on SE. On a darker car / m sport, the 313's will.

Someone above has said just what I was thinking; if you are goingt o change, don't change for BMW reps, u gotta go brave!
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      09-16-2012, 01:41 PM   #9
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230s really do look great on SE models so I would keep them, they have a tendency to look even bigger than the 19" that they are and are exceptionally easy to clean.
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      09-16-2012, 03:37 PM   #11
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Not read all posts but 230's are stunning. I've never seen a decent 313 rep yet. Get real 313's if you want 313's
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Quote:
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Get real 313 reps if you want 313's
Sounds like an oxymoron.
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      09-16-2012, 05:08 PM   #13
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There you go
That's convinced me to stick with 230s on my space grey e92.
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That's convinced me to stick with 230s on my space grey e92.
Thanks!!!!


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