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DY Miller 01-20-2013 01:42 PM

Metric wheels
What rims were stock for 1987 L6?
I am parting out this car, which was purchased 12 years ago, I replaced the metric wheels shortly after the purchase, assuming the wheels were original.
I just noticed that the wheels are 165TR390CH, BMW e22.
I would appreciate some education. Thanks.

Bert Poliakoff 01-21-2013 10:30 PM

Original wheels were metric, and the size you posted are metric also

DY Miller 01-22-2013 06:37 AM

Thanks. I was confused that the rims are e22, and trying to confirm if these were the stock rims on an e24 model.

Bert Poliakoff 01-22-2013 07:58 AM

E 22 is the offset of the wheel. I don't know what offset the originals were, but all of us putting on new wheels 16" and bigger are at minimum, looking for no more than 20 offset

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