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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I was looking at Michelin cross climate+ 225/45/17 or maybe buying 16'' wheels and getting the tyres a little bit cheaper. Anyway what tyres does eveyone run and how do you rate them?
  2. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi guys I am new to your forums and I am already devouring the info posted! Great stuff I am about to get a new set of alloys and not being very experienced wanted to ask you beforehand so that I will avoid mishaps especially since lowering is also planned up ahead. BMW F30 320D ED 2012...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, As some of you may be aware, i had an upper strut mount problem due to left over lumps of tarmac on a lay by. This has also resulted in a cracked rim. Thought i had a puncture. The hairline crack is about 1 - 1.5cm long and its only on the inside lip. The guy at tyre shop has said its...
  4. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    I'm looking for a single 16" turbine for my e39 to replace one buckled last week on a pothole. It's my winter set, so tatty is fine as long as it's round *& not broken etc *- without tyre is fine and Ideally, to pick up anywhere nearish to mototways between Northampton and Manchester. Ta
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi. Got myself a set of 19" style 95 rims for my 740i e38. Will be installing coilovers soon and was wondering what tyre sizes to fit? Will they rub? 9x19 10x19
  6. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Just wondering anyone's opinion on wheel size on a compact, 19's are too big so i'm looking 17/18 inch. I'm totally stuck on which one's to go for though. Does anyone have any pictures or saw any nice rims on a silver compact? :confused
  7. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    To me it looks as if they are supposed to look this way but would like some other opinions about this. I had tire removed other day and seen that and the guy that removed tire said he wasn't sure? (He didn't seem like much of a tire guy anyway)
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone, new to this forum and a new BMW E92 owner. I have just bought a 2007 57 BMW 325i SE box standard. I would like to put some new alloy wheels on the car. It currently has BMW 5 spoke standard 18" 225/40/18 on. I was going through some alloys and after days a of looking, I have found...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have a E36 Convertible currently have 17inch Motorsport alloys on standard tyres no arch work done or anything. I am looking to get a set of Borbet A alloys however they are 16inch 7.5j front and 9j rear. Would anyone no if 16inch alloys would look decent or a E36 convertible or best to...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a 8.5j * 17 et43 wheel and was wondering if I can fit a 245 width tyre on the rim? Would this be against BMW'S recommendation? Also, will I increase fuel consumption in comparison to a 225 width tyre?
  11. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, I have 245/50/18 already, works fine, but not enough traction on the back. Reluctant to change the wheels, so, is 265/45/18 possible on a J8 rim ? Tnx.
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys anyone know the best place to get some bbs split rim replicas or CsL reps? Want to fit them on my e46 coupe, not sure what size and width will fit without rubbing? Any suggestions ?
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am after a bit of advise really hopefully someone can help me. I went to a get slow puncture repaired yesterday only to find out that one of my rear 19" BBS Twist allloys had a crack in the rim. It had been previously been repaired (pre me owning the car) and it seems to have failed in...
  14. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Alright all im in the middle of sanding down my 18" MV2's atm but need a few kurb marks filled in [the misses OBVIOUSLY ;)] i live in southend on sea i have got someone in mind but they messing me about and wondered if there was anyone on here ...? can you reply asap please as need them done...
  15. Quarry Motors - BMW Specialists
    Hello I am looking for a replacement near side rear rim MVII new or old - also offside mirror for e46 330 d convertible with the ribbon wire ? Any info gratefully received , Regards Rachel
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, my wheels have the sensors to say when the tyre is going flat. If I buy a non genuine bmw rim does it come with the sensor or is this bought separately ? Can anyone recommend any rim specialists ? My wheels are MVII cheers :)
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, got a question about tyres and rim sizes. I currently have 265/35/19's on 10J rims for the rears and 245/35/19's on 9J fronts. I'm looking to buy some aftermarket wheels but they are 9.5J rear and 8.5J front. I have spoken to the tyre shop and they said I can switch the tyres over onto...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    I hope you guys can help me. I've just picked up and E36 318is with 8x17 wheels on. I'd like a bit of stretch just so I can push the wheels out a bit to get them to sit nice. Just wondered if you guys have any pics of cars running low with this setup. I've read somewhere that this car runs...
  19. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi I bought a set of style 32 18" staggered rims......came on a lot of E46 328i cars......they have 15 spokes and are an Alpina style without the bolts being covered...just a standard centre cap. I sent them for re-furbishment only to find one rear rim was un-repairable. Does any one have a...
  20. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, ive recently aquired a set of what i believe to be BMW BBS cross spoke comp.II 42 split rims from a Z3 to fit on my e36 328I convertible. i understand that i may need to roll my rear arches more to make them fit, but upon test fitting the rims i notice they squeak alot as the car rolls...