I purchased the flares, installed them but ended up removing them after couple of weeks. I did not like the look and did not want to use any wheel spacers. YMMV.
Originally Posted by njkelland
I know this is a late response, but did you ever wind up doing this? I am considering the same thing. I've only found one picture of the fender flares with 18" wheels. It actually had mud flaps as well. It was in the snow and actually looked pretty tough. Unfortunately, a bmw ad and how they look in real life could be very different.
I am now planning to sell them.
Delivered (Aug 13, 2010): 2011 X5 35d DSB/black/dark bamboo Tech/Prem/Exec/Prem Sound Pkg, roof rails