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jeremy 12-05-2003 01:16 AM

which size rims ?
 
need some help deciding.........

should i go with a set of :

-18" rims

or

-16"x9" rims



try to think of handling issues.....as well as looks...also, keep in mind how my cars looks now.....i probably wont be giving it a make-over like i had planned...

thanks

*th-up*

Soldo 12-05-2003 01:23 AM

if you take away that rear spoiler (sorry, i HATE exposed alluminum on cars!) i would say go with the 18's!
BUT!
i would KILL to have a car like yours, i'd thro an M tec package all around with some NICE 16 X 9's, looks SOOOOOOOO SEXY!

notmpowered 12-05-2003 01:24 AM

16x9!!!!!!! Take the wing off though. It worked with the 18s but I think it would look out of place with 16s. Less rim means less show.

windsor318is 12-05-2003 01:24 AM

neither................19"

Miguel 12-05-2003 02:24 AM

where's the 24" spinners option?

bmwm5lover 12-05-2003 02:27 AM

U go w/ anything but the 16x 9, and im personally gonna attepmpt to kick YOUR ASS!!

gsbadbmr 12-05-2003 02:33 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by windsor318is
neither................19"
Agreed!*th-up* I personally hate small wheels on a lowered e30 with a bodykit, it just looks funny. I still think 18's are a good choice tho...

-gsbadbmr

qimis 12-05-2003 04:20 AM

18"






















































nah ... 16x9 all the way ! *th-up*

Euro_E30 12-05-2003 04:27 AM

18's bro....too much hassel and money for 16X9's!

Mitch555 12-05-2003 06:34 AM

If your gonna dump your car on 16z, it'll look nice. Pending on the rims obviously. But I don't think you'd want to go any lower than you are right now with the Rieger kit. The 16z would not look that great if your gonna leave it at the height itz at now, and if it goes any lower aren't you gonna scrap? I would go with 18'z personally. But get what YOU like.

19inch doesn't look good on an E30. Too big. This is how I see it:

E30 - 18inch looks perfect
E36 - 19inch looks perfect
E46 - 19/20inch looks perfect

M50E30 12-05-2003 12:40 PM

jeremy,

With your body kit the 16" X 9" wheels will look odd. Stick with a nice set of 18's.

Dave

Miguel 12-05-2003 01:27 PM

you know what... you've done the 18" thing before right? go 19".
be original.

BimmerMan 12-05-2003 01:44 PM

My bro sent me this link. 13-9.5, with an offset of -16...yeah negative offset..ugly old school rims...crazy size

http://www.lunaticfringe.org/vwfox/t...lAsconaA03.jpg

BMW BMXer 12-05-2003 01:51 PM

With A big kit you need big wheels.

FastM3 12-05-2003 10:42 PM

18" or 19" is good!


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