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      07-22-2012, 10:05 PM   #1
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19" VMR V718 on '12 Montego Blue

After failing on getting my hands on some 19" VB3's in silver, I decided to settle on the v718. I must admit they're starting to grow on me. What do ya'll think? And bare with me, this pics are from my camera phone. I still believe this is how the 135i should've came from the factory

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      07-22-2012, 10:09 PM   #2
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      07-22-2012, 10:21 PM   #3
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It looks pretty cute. I'm not totally sure about the differences between the VB3/V703's vs. the V718's. I think MAYBE the concavity looks slightly different but it hasn't been clearly defined for myself yet. Looks good.
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See this thread for the comparisons..

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=451237
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It looks pretty cute. I'm not totally sure about the differences between the VB3/V703's vs. the V718's. I think MAYBE the concavity looks slightly different but it hasn't been clearly defined for myself yet. Looks good.

I like to say that the V718's are a modern take on our VB3/V703 model. Around the lip is have more angles versus a rounded lip.









OP: your car looks great! Not a bad choice in wheel model/finish.
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Looks ok I guess. The problem with 19" fitments for the 1-series is tire sizes. To fit those aggressive wheel widths (some are running 9 1/2 in back) you have to run pretty modest tire widths to keep from rubbing, which leads to the "tire stretch" look. Basically a rubber band of tire on a big wheel. To my eyes there is never enough tire sidewall on 19" wheels for our cars.
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The sizes are 19 x 8.5, and 19 x 19.5

Tires are Falken FK452 225/255 35/19

They seem to fit just fine. Plus better then the stock run flats that came with the car..
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I like to say that the V718's are a modern take on our VB3/V703 model. Around the lip is have more angles versus a rounded lip.

OP: your car looks great! Not a bad choice in wheel model/finish.
Thanks for the details VMR and Ivan! That's exactly what I was looking for!
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      07-24-2012, 05:45 AM   #9
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I want the VB3s aswell, i would even settle for the 718s, but noone has them in stock in matte black. I am going to have to settle for 710s i think.
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After failing on getting my hands on some 19" VB3's in silver, I decided to settle on the v718. I must admit they're starting to grow on me. What do ya'll think? And bare with me, this pics are from my camera phone. I still believe this is how the 135i should've came from the factory

Rims look sick man what are specs and are you lowerd?
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