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BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts
Do you own a diesel powered BMW? Maybe a 335d or a BMW x35d? Come and talk about what makes your car great!

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Old 03-16-2010, 10:35 AM
5Thirty 5Thirty is offline
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Bigger and heavier wheels kill my MPG

Well at least thats what I am suspecting....never noticed the difference in mpg when I had these 20's on my E60. Now transferred to my X35d, I avg at about 19mpg per tank and sometimes even down to 17mpg when I tried to have a little fun in city drivings. I had them put on the first day I took deliver and never had my stock wheels driving experience expect the 10 miles I drove to the tire shop from the dealer.

Anyone here has the same experience but perhaps did a comparison back to back with stock and aftermarket wheels? I am just curious to know, and too lazy to swap the wheels
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Old 03-16-2010, 02:41 PM
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this board is so dead.......
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Steptronic/ Sport Pkg/ Premium Pkg/ NAV/ M Tech/ Black 20's

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