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BMW E85 and E86 Wheels and Tyres Thread

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Post by M@_ » Fri May 05, 2023 3:49 pm

Nice find! Perfect fitment.
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Post by x-driver » Sat Nov 18, 2023 4:25 pm

I test fitted style 37 M parallels to my Z4, just for fun 8)
These are from my e39, 235/40 R18 8J ET20 front and 265/35 R18 9J ET24 rear.
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Post by Mr Tidy » Sun Nov 19, 2023 12:44 am

x-driver wrote: Sat Nov 18, 2023 4:25 pm I test fitted style 37 M parallels to my Z4, just for fun 8)
These are from my e39, 235/40 R18 8J ET20 front and 265/35 R18 9J ET24 rear.
They look great! :thumbsup:
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Post by 1536Z4 » Sat Dec 02, 2023 6:53 pm

x-driver wrote: Sat Nov 18, 2023 4:25 pm I test fitted style 37 M parallels to my Z4, just for fun 8)
These are from my e39, 235/40 R18 8J ET20 front and 265/35 R18 9J ET24 rear.

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I like them :thumbsup:
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Post by x-driver » Mon Dec 18, 2023 11:39 pm

Does anyone know a shop that would have style 37 (M parallels) good replicas with 3 series offset? I can't find anything... I really like the look but it's a no go with e39 offset.

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Post by mmm-five » Tue Dec 19, 2023 1:33 pm

x-driver wrote: Mon Dec 18, 2023 11:39 pm Does anyone know a shop that would have style 37 (M parallels) good replicas with 3 series offset? I can't find anything... I really like the look but it's a no go with e39 offset.
The e38 7-series, e31 8-series, or e34 5-series offsets may work...if you can find them...and they'll have the correct centre-bore size, so no need for a spigot ring to make them fit.

I had a set of the e34 ones on my Z4M for a few weeks whilst I had my 224Ms refurbished.

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  • 8jx18 ET13 front
    9.5jx18 ET25 rear
    10.5kg a wheel
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  • 8jx18 ET20 front
    9jx18 ET22 rear
    10kg a wheel
e39 5-series
  • 8jx18 ET20 front
    9jx18 ET24 rear
    10.5kg a wheel
e31 850csi
  • 8jx18 ET13 front
    9.5jx18 ET25 rear
    11.5kg for the original wheels, and later ones were 10.5kg a wheel
I had the forged type 37 wheels on my e34 M5 (only version of this wheel that was forged):
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Post by x-driver » Tue Dec 19, 2023 2:36 pm

I'd need ET34+ at least. The wheel needs to be completely under fender or I'll be illegal...

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Post by Meds » Tue Jan 02, 2024 3:05 pm

BMW style 261 from the 2008 135i coupe.

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7.5" front ET49 with 225/40. With a 12mm spacer.
8.5" rear ET52 with 245/40. With a 15mm spacer.

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Post by Homer » Mon Feb 05, 2024 10:29 am

3.0 Coupe with Apex ARC8 18x9.5 rear, with 265X35 and 18x8.5 front with 235x40
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Post by Neens76 » Sat Feb 17, 2024 1:10 am

Homer wrote: Mon Feb 05, 2024 10:29 am 3.0 Coupe with Apex ARC8 18x9.5 rear, with 265X35 and 18x8.5 front with 235x40

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Lush. I’m keeping an eye on something like this whilst my 108’s still have life enough to be of value.

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