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Old 10-11-2012, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Tinoxx View Post
Damn it looks good, if the roads were better here in the UK I would get a set of them, does anyone know if they are available in the UK?

Also I heard rumours that if you have larger rims it puts strain on the steering rack, is this true?
Alpina is German so you should have a much easier time finding B7 wheels over in the UK, I would guess there are a lot more Alpina cars rolling around in the UK compared to North America.

Larger wheels are usually heaver which puts more load on all the suspension components. Things like like endlinks, struts, ball joints and bushings will wear out slightly quicker. Wider tires give you more grip which in turn can lead to more stress on the suspension in general. It's not a big deal though, I would not worry about it.
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