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      12-15-2012, 11:52 PM   #30
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Drives: '09 135i - 6MT SOLD
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Colorado Springs

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Originally Posted by SGM <3 View Post
They will fit, I think. What company/store did you pick these up from?
I bought them second hand. I've found them new at TireRack for $99 each and eBay for $95. I picked them up, with like new winter tires for $320.

Originally Posted by Dackelone View Post
I bought one of those steel wheels over here - to put in my trunk for a full size spare tire. I really like them. They are from/for a e46 330i.

BMW says not to use them as a street wheel - bc of poor brake ventilation. I think for driving in the US you should be fine though.
That's the plan here too. Easy to replace winter setup and one thrown in the trunk for a spare during summer road trips. With only using them during winter, I'm not too concernced with brake cooling since there won't be much spirited driving.

I'll be sure to post pictures when I get them thrown on.
- Jake