You're right on both counts. I've got staggered style 5's on the E34 and they look awesome - $$$ though. My E34 also sits lower than the E30 as it has sport springs w/no pads.
I'm going to remove the spring pads on the vert and see how it sits, and if it's still not low enough I'll move to H&R race instead of the sports I have now (although they've only got 5,000kms on them).
I've found it very hard to find 4x100 17" wheels in any styles I like, let alone a deep dish BBS. Might have to do a 5 bolt conversion to achieve what I want.
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