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      11-13-2012, 09:58 PM   #1
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18 inch on a base 128i

Hey guys, I have a base 128i with the 17 inch rims. If I was to install the 18s that come on the 128i sport would it like strange on my car? What I mean is are the two cars at the same ride height? Will I have to lower the car? I don't wanna install them and have my car look like an SUV with massive wheel gap. Anyone have experience with this? Thanks in advance.
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      11-13-2012, 10:07 PM   #2
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I don't think it would look strange as some 128i's comes with 18" wheels as well. And it actually might reduce the wheel gap because the tires would get bigger? I think.
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      11-13-2012, 10:53 PM   #3
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not the one's your referring to, but they're 18's on a 128 that didnt come with them. they look good IMO. i'm lowering mine with msport this week though.
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what about 19"? i've been thinking of putting 19's but not sure if it would rub if i lower it as well.
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      11-14-2012, 08:29 PM   #5
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I don't think it would look strange as some 128i's comes with 18" wheels as well. And it actually might reduce the wheel gap because the tires would get bigger? I think.

So the base 128i has the exact same suspension set up as the 128i sport then eh?
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nope. sport and msport are slightly lower with more high spring rates. stock 128i suspension is floppier and taller.

edit: and 19's would fit too as long as the overall diameter of the wheel+tire is the same as stock. Make sure you research the correct offsets as well. 19's look too big and bling IMO but to each their own.
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