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'88 325e
12-28-2001, 09:34 PM
Hey guys/gals,

I'm looking to pick up a 1997/8 BMW 540i sport for the spring time. I'm keeping the body stock (for now), putting a cold air intake, K&N filter, and cat back exaust (Maybe Randy could hook me up?).

Now what do you suggest for wheels?

azn330i
12-28-2001, 09:51 PM
Originally posted by ROB89M3
type III

yea ACSs look real nice on 5 series!!

Bliss
12-28-2001, 10:26 PM
oh, dont let Randy see this thread...he'll just post up a huge pole for you and ask for everyones attention..lol j/k Anyways...yeah i wouldnt get hamann, hamann sucks;) hehe. For a five series it deserves something huge. ACS are good, but i think it would have to be the type 2. or some big hartge classics. and BBS RW2.

'88 325e
12-28-2001, 10:49 PM
...M-Parallels

'88 325e
12-28-2001, 10:51 PM
Can you say $$$ (same for the M-Parallels)

'88 325e
12-28-2001, 10:53 PM
To plain?

azn330i
12-28-2001, 11:17 PM
oh dayum.......that Racing Dynamics 5 series looks NICE :eek:
front bumper looks like it sticks out too much tho......

MPRESION
12-29-2001, 03:03 AM
I like the M5 rims

Derek330xi
12-29-2001, 12:26 PM
yea, i like the m5 rims too ... i saw a 17" m5 rims in a kind of dark silver colour, kind of like shadow chrome but is not chrome for around $400. i might get those for my 3er too.

azn330i
12-29-2001, 01:05 PM
Hey Dave
go look at the Wheels Classified section of today's (December 9th) Toronto Star. Go down to the Prestige Cars, and you'll find a 1997 540i, black on black, but i don't know if it's sport or not.

MPRESION
12-29-2001, 02:11 PM
I once saw 17" M Roadster/Coupe rims on the 5 series before (9" deep dish all around). Although it was on a 1992 5 series, it looked really good. I'm trying to find that picture at home... if I do, I'll post it.

Bliss
12-29-2001, 05:05 PM
hartge

MPRESION
12-31-2001, 12:19 AM
How about these Hamann's

Bliss
12-31-2001, 01:43 AM
Oh damn! that looks nice...i mean damn, i hate those hamanns. Everyone has them.:D btw 88325e, do you know a size that you want?

Bliss
12-31-2001, 01:10 PM
here's another one. racing harts (19")

'88 325e
12-31-2001, 04:54 PM
Who would defile a BMW with wheels that belong on a Honda!

Schnell
01-01-2002, 08:35 PM
How about Alpina or those new Breyton Visions? Sorry no pictures though