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Dustin540/6
03-19-2003, 02:19 PM
Check out the damage.

http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/7817df92/bc/DB540+pics/bent+rim+outside.jpg?bc59Oe.Ahg.22kNV



Now look at the inside.

http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/7817df92/bc/DB540+pics/cracked+rim+inside+1.jpg?bc59Oe.Aj2_szC_T

PropellerHead
03-19-2003, 05:38 PM
I'm gettin x's...

Sorry to hear. You need new wheels!

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Dustin540/6
03-19-2003, 05:43 PM
Originally posted by PropellerHead
I'm gettin x's...


lets try the pics again. not just a bend....

http://www.roadfly.org/bmw/gallery/photos/photos-03-2003/19-2666760.JPG

http://www.roadfly.org/bmw/gallery/photos/photos-03-2003/19-5050770.JPG

DanB
03-19-2003, 06:03 PM
Hope it was the one with the F'ed up clearcoat!

Dustin540/6
03-19-2003, 06:06 PM
unfortunately this was the left front. the f'ed up clearcoat is on the left rear! have you ever seen a rim break open like that?

beewang
03-19-2003, 06:15 PM
Dustin, sorry to hear:( I feel your pain brother...

On the bright side, I've got a spare set of 4 BRAND NEW M5 wheels w/ new Dunlop 8080E tires. Asking $2,300;)

Thought I check, if you are looking to upgrade.:p

cheer up,

beewang:bigpimp:

PropellerHead
03-19-2003, 07:38 PM
HOLY CRAP! OUCH!!

You need some 32's with one month old tires on em?

I have those, too.:(

Dustin540/6
03-19-2003, 07:41 PM
Wheels will be the next upgrade, however, my finances don't allow for them right now. Luckily the spare is the same as the front left rim that broke. I need to find a cheap spare in the meantime.

PropellerHead
03-19-2003, 07:47 PM
you need a WHOLE set of spares- trust me on this....

Patrick
03-20-2003, 11:35 AM
Looks more like you hit a land mine! :yikes:

Not good anyway.

Patrick
03-20-2003, 11:37 AM
Originally posted by PropellerHead
HOLY CRAP! OUCH!!

You need some 32's with one month old tires on em?

I have those, too.:(

Now you tell me! :cry:

i just ordered a set of 4 with tires from BMW ... :cry: :cry:

Oh well, they will look great for the three months of the year that I can actually drive with them. :confused:

:D

PropellerHead
03-20-2003, 12:56 PM
Originally posted by Patrick 520iAT
Now you tell me! :cry:

i just ordered a set of 4 with tires from BMW ... :cry: :cry:
Something tells me that shipping would even out any savings from buying new.:(

Patrick
03-20-2003, 01:31 PM
Originally posted by PropellerHead
Something tells me that shipping would even out any savings from buying new.:(

True. But this is when having a friend that is an executive VP for UPS comes in handy. :D

No worries. New wheels from Germany will be here in 10-12 days!

SBenfer
03-20-2003, 06:41 PM
Originally posted by Dustin540/6
Wheels will be the next upgrade, however, my finances don't allow for them right now. Luckily the spare is the same as the front left rim that broke. I need to find a cheap spare in the meantime.

Get the M-mobility for $130.00. It's what I run. Any time you want to take a road trip, you can probably borrow a spare from someone in the SD area.

-SB