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View Poll Results: which size rims should i go with ?
18" (american look) 12 57.14%
16"x9" (euro look) 9 42.86%
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Old 12-05-2003, 01:16 AM   #1
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Question which size rims ?

need some help deciding.........

should i go with a set of :

-18" rims

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-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...

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Old 12-05-2003, 01:23 AM   #2
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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!
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Old 12-05-2003, 01:24 AM   #3
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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.
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Old 12-05-2003, 01:24 AM   #4
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neither................19"
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Old 12-05-2003, 02:24 AM   #5
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where's the 24" spinners option?
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Old 12-05-2003, 02:27 AM   #6
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U go w/ anything but the 16x 9, and im personally gonna attepmpt to kick YOUR ASS!!
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Old 12-05-2003, 02:33 AM   #7
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neither................19"
Agreed! 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...

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Old 12-05-2003, 04:20 AM   #8
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nah ... 16x9 all the way !
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Old 12-05-2003, 04:27 AM   #9
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18's bro....too much hassel and money for 16X9's!
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Old 12-05-2003, 06:34 AM   #10
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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
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Old 12-05-2003, 12:40 PM   #11
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jeremy,

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

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Old 12-05-2003, 01:27 PM   #12
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you know what... you've done the 18" thing before right? go 19".
be original.
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Old 12-05-2003, 01:44 PM   #13
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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
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Old 12-05-2003, 01:51 PM   #14
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With A big kit you need big wheels.
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Old 12-05-2003, 10:42 PM   #15
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18" or 19" is good!
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