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      02-15-2009, 09:21 AM   #1
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Spring is almost here, M3 rep wheel teaser pics >>>

These were difficult to get here in the states, but when there is a will there is a way. These wheels are from Belgium. I had to arrange the pick up via international FedEx. They took my paypal, and sent me tracking #'s as soon as they shipped.

They are 18 x 8 et40 front & 18 x 9 et 43 rear. They weigh about 22 & 24 lbs respectively, certainly not light, however they about 3 lbs lighter per corner than the OEM 264's.

I also have Toyo R1R's on the way (225/255). They are a pretty new tire, but I do know this they look aggressive, do not run wide, and are one of the lighter tires on the market (23 & 25 lbs respectively)

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      02-15-2009, 11:43 AM   #2
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Damn those are hot!!
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      02-15-2009, 12:01 PM   #3
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      02-15-2009, 12:15 PM   #4
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Sick hot! Post up some pics very soon....
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      02-15-2009, 12:32 PM   #5
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      02-15-2009, 12:32 PM   #6
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I absolutely can't wait, but I will... I am running OEM 264's with Dunlop M3's, which btw are awesome in light snow...

I also have waiting to install BMW performance CF interior trim, a painted CF replica rear deck spoiler (space grey to match the exterior). They are in boxes at my office as well... I am also ordering koni FSD's next week, I will post a review soon after.

Once she is looking the way I want I will focus on other aspects of performace, speed... I read somewhere that these motors can make a few extra horses with the right mods...

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      02-15-2009, 01:21 PM   #7
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      02-15-2009, 02:18 PM   #8
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I vote to ban those who post teaser pics from here on out.
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      02-15-2009, 03:32 PM   #9
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Where did you get them from?

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      02-15-2009, 09:15 PM   #10
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Where did you get them from?

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Since the one series has been out longer in Europe there seem to be more options that have more correct offsets. These are very nice wheels! They were shipped (packaged) with as much care as my Volk TE-37's were for my previous M3.

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      02-15-2009, 11:37 PM   #11
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hot cant wait to see them on.
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      02-15-2009, 11:50 PM   #12
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looks really nice! get those on asap!!
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      02-16-2009, 04:23 AM   #13
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2 wheels 152 8 x 18' + 2 tyres
Dunlop SPORTMAXX 225/40ZR18 92Y
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2 wheels 152 9 x 18' + 2 tyres
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for 1325 € / set or 1704 USD
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      02-16-2009, 05:26 AM   #14
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      02-16-2009, 05:26 AM   #15
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There are more options with tires, http://www.mlv.be/wheels/38/offer/268/tyres/677, just not the type I would put on the rims.
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      02-16-2009, 09:13 AM   #16
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I can't read German, but the setup in this link might be 18x8 all the way around?
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      02-16-2009, 03:46 PM   #17
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how about the stock 18's on the e92 m3's. the kinda darker ones. I think I would like those more for a 1
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While we wait for pics of them mounted on your Space Grey 1er, here are some pics that I took of these wheels on the same colored M3:
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      02-16-2009, 07:46 PM   #19
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how about the stock 18's on the e92 m3's. the kinda darker ones. I think I would like those more for a 1
I personally don't like the 18" OEM E9x M3 wheels... Even
if I did, the contrast (or lack of) would not work well with space grey.

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While we wait for pics of them mounted on your Space Grey 1er, here are some pics that I took of these wheels on the same colored M3:
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      02-16-2009, 11:31 PM   #20
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I just want to say one thing to everyone on this one that wants this wheel, it is....

"every little thing, nice bling bling~ on ebay!"

this wheel is all over the place on Ebay,all around 800 bucks shipped with bmw cap.
you don't have to get it from belgium...
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      02-17-2009, 03:22 AM   #21
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btw, M3R1, where did get the painted replica spoiler?

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I also have waiting to install BMW performance CF interior trim, a painted CF replica rear deck spoiler (space grey to match the exterior). They are in boxes at my office as well...
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      02-17-2009, 03:55 AM   #22
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I can't read German, but the setup in this link might be 18x8 all the way around?
yes that is correct 8x18 offset 40 with 225/40/18
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