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      01-14-2008, 06:33 PM   #1
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Morr Wheels - Group Buy

I have been speaking with Carlos Morr via email and he is aware that there is some interest on this forum regarding his product for the 1er.

Anyone interested in a group buy please post in this thread so we can get an idea if we have enough to work out a group buy.

Wheel diameter is an issue to me anyway. Currently he is tooled for a 19 diameter to support his 3er customers. I am personally interested in an 18 diameter and the potential reduction of rotational mass that would afford. His 19x_ only weigh around 20 lbs. !

Of course there are still details to work out, but he seemed impressed with the early (dare I say premature) interest expressed for his product on 1Addicts and would like to support us with a group buy. We need 20 or so to get discounted pricing.

Post whether you are interested in 18 or 19 diameter, and whether VS7 or VS8 is the design you prefer.

link to their website which shows their current two designs > http://www.morralloys.com/wheel.php?...s7&vehicle=bmw

PM me if you have any specific questions and I will try and keep this thread updated.

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1. New_one 18 VS7
2. Ronsil 18 VS7
3. E82TT6 18 VS7
4. Tuned1 19 VS8
5. WAY 18 VS7
6. MerlinMc 18 VS8
7. ichiban 18 VS8
8. Esmallstii 19 VS7
9. izzodesh 18 VS7
10. semaj 18 VS8
11. aus 19 VS8
12. TP 135i 18 VS8
13. Cossac 18 VS7
14. onehots2k 19 VS7
15. scottn2retro 18 VS7 or VS8
16. edge350 18 VS8
17. gizmo 18 VS8
18. silverbullet135i 19 VS7
19. tjockey 18 VS7
20. Cashman 19 VS7
21. ScullyD 18 VS7
22. ktdw 18 VS7




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      01-14-2008, 06:50 PM   #2
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I have been speaking with Carlos Morr via email and he is aware that there is some interest on this forum regarding his product for the 1er.

Anyone interested in a group buy please post in this thread so we can get an idea if we have enough to work out a group buy.

Wheel diameter is an issue to me anyway. Currently he is tooled for a 19 diameter to support his 3er customers. I am personally interested in an 18 diameter and the potential reduction of rotational mass that would afford. His 19x_ only weigh around 20 lbs. !

Of course there are still details to work out, but he seemed impressed with the early (dare I say premature) interest expressed for his product on 1Addicts and would like to support us with a group buy. We need 20 or so to get discounted pricing.

Post whether you are interested in 18 or 19 diameter, and whether VS7 or VS8 is the design you prefer.

link to their website which shows their current two designs > http://www.morralloys.com/wheel.php?...s7&vehicle=bmw

PM me if you have any specific questions and I will try and keep this thread updated.


As much as I would like to participate, is there study done to ensure the offset...etc would work on the 1er? Please point me to that direction. I would love to have a set of 19 VS7. I love how "concave" they look on e90. Also, it would be nice to list the price or PM me the price. Thanks in advance.
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I like how the VS7 looks, very concave.

I'd DEFINITELY buy a non-staggered set of 18s, providing pricing was comparable to other options, and I do mean DEFINITELY. I've read good things about these on other boards, and if the pricing is comparable to what I've seen there, they'd be a steal.
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      01-14-2008, 07:25 PM   #4
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Interested in 19's w/PS2's.
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As much as I would like to participate, is there study done to ensure the offset...etc would work on the 1er? Please point me to that direction. I would love to have a set of 19 VS7. I love how "concave" they look on e90. Also, it would be nice to list the price or PM me the price. Thanks in advance.
He will be developing the wheels to work based on the offsets, widths, and brake clearances required. Morr is something of a custom solution, as they only build for BMW and Porsche. I don't have anything specific as to the timing of the wheels but I would guess it will be after the car is stateside for testing and such. I am glad to hit Carlos up with questions in some orderly fashion so post 'em up here.
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18's VS7, only if in antracite or black. When does this car arrive in the US? I would prefer to have my wheels by mid May as that is when the cars arrive in Australia.
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VS8 18"

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      01-15-2008, 03:17 AM   #8
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VS8 18" here as well, prefer gunmetal color.
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19" VS7's in std Silver
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def interested. in 19's vs7 in std silver

what does pricing look like?

guess my stock ones will be winter rims 8)
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what kind of price range are we talking here?
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Probably somewhere in the $2000-2400 a set range, based on what I've seen from their past group buys.
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Not a bad price let's do this!
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Agreed! These are extremely high quality wheels for the $$. Easily equivalent to or better than anything from Rays or BBS.
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I may be interested in this; keep me updated.
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$500 more for 18's????? Why are we paying for tooling for a product that he is going to sell heaps of after he makes the initial batch to us? This isn't right. He needs to absorb it as his cost. I am not interested if the 18's cost $2750. 19's will just be rediculous as the tyres will be too thin.
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$500 more for 18's????? Why are we paying for tooling for a product that he is going to sell heaps of after he makes the initial batch to us? This isn't right. He needs to absorb it as his cost. I am not interested if the 18's cost $2750. 19's will just be rediculous as the tyres will be too thin.
I agree to some degree. It is more expensive for a small shop like this to gear up for a new size, but ultimately they will profit.

One of the reasons I started this thread was to see how many would be interested in the 18 vs. the 19. We shall see.
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I am definitely interested in the 18 inch VS8 wheels. It would be a sad day of MORR doesn't sell their wheels in an 18 inch size. From a performance perspective, 19s don't make much sense at all. 18s are a good balance towards performance and looks in my opinion, with 17 inch wheels performing the best handling, braking, car feel characteristics.

If I cannot find a 18 inch wheel from MORR, than I will look toward other wheel companies to fill that void, which there are many to choose from.

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$500 more for 18's????? Why are we paying for tooling for a product that he is going to sell heaps of after he makes the initial batch to us? This isn't right. He needs to absorb it as his cost. I am not interested if the 18's cost $2750. 19's will just be rediculous as the tyres will be too thin.
I completely agree with this statement.
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I have no interest in 19s. I assumed the purpose of a group buy would be to divert the initial cost.

If the price starts creeping too much past $625 a wheel, there are a couple of other options that would also offer good looks, and even less weight.
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I'm in for the VS8 in 19"
That'll be two sets for me.
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Considering the gb for e90 and other forums got them for 2700 we are getting a good deal!

Plus from a vendor they are 3500!

I want these NY end of April will that be possible?
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Considering going with a non-staggered set-up. Do we think we are going to see this option from Morr?
Are the offsets the same for the front and rear wheels?
18 inchers would be my only consideration. Prefer the VS8 style.
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