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    I have a 07 330i m-sport with the common MV3 wheels. One of them cracked so I had it repaired but it looks like its gone again. The other rear wheel might also be cracked as it doesn’t hold air for more than a few days. I know most of the BMW wheels from this era had a reputation for cracking but did they ever solve the problem a release decent rims for these cars? If so which are they?
     
     

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    I had style 157's non msport but looked very good. They were only 17's so that's probably the reason and I was running non run flats
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    General consensus is that it's the runflat tyres that cause them to crack but the 19" wheels are far more prone to cracking than the 18s. If you replace/repair your cracked one and stick regular tyres on it then you should be fine.
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    I have Style 189 18" as my winter set - of the all the ones I've looked at on ebay I think I've only seen one welded one

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    Alternatively, F30 alloys with 10mm spacers on the rear would fit




    p.s. MV3s are 'popular' not 'common'!

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    Mine are only 18" and I dont have run flats so it cant be that
     
     

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    MV3s seem to be susceptible to cracking - non runflats help but don't eradicate the problem

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