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Re: E46 sport wheels from (archive)

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Posted by Rodrick on February 22, 1999 at 03:19:36:

In Reply to: Re: E46 sport wheels from posted by jk on February 22, 1999 at 00:44:09:

: : Technically, are they any different from the OEM wheels?

They have to be different because they look like the 328i 17" sport wheel, but they are available in 17" and 16". They are good replicas. The 17" looks good but if you look carefully at the 16" you can see some difference in the curvature of the spokes. I am not sure how the finish looks compared to the original, the pictures don't show the finish very well. The original lists for $400. I wonder how much the discount dealers like QI and BMW Store sell them for. If I could get the original for around $270 I would prefer to get those rather than the Bekkers one. Of course the good thing about the ones Bekkers sells is that they are not only available in both 16" and 17", but also each size is available in 2 different offsets, so they can be used on a variety of BMW models.


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