Originally posted by BMW_M52_M20
15" wheels? I thought they came standard with 16" because the calipers are to big? Or am I thinking of the Cabrio 323?
I belive you are thinking of the 323Ci as they came standard with 16" wheels and the regular 323i's just came standard with 15" wheels.
As for what brand of rims you should get, it would really all depend on what you personally like and how much you wanted to spend. You could spend a fortune going with a brand like HRE, and a lot less going with other companies.
As a resource you may want to use http://www.wheelsboutique.com
, you can put in the year of your car, the style (e46) and the size of the rims you want, and it will bring up quite a few different brands that will fit your car. Their pricing isn't all that bad either (bought some hre's from them earlier this year