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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 08-29-2013, 06:12 PM
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Are they even worth trying ti sell?

Hello all. I have a set of four 16" style 29 wheels in great shape with tires that I am ready to get out of my garage. Are these wheels woth anything or should I take them to the scrap yard? Thoughts?

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Old 08-29-2013, 06:45 PM
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Definitely worth something to someone looking for some winter rims.
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:26 PM
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I can use them for my 528. If they are good I may consider a swap for a set of style 5.
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:39 PM
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Finding someone willing to pay for shipping gets tough I have several sets that fit my old e34 that I could give away. I listed them on Craig's list and never got an inquiry. I've been tempted to list them again just haven't.

Good luck to you though. I may one day be kicking myself and looking for these because I think the ride quality running on 18's isn't as much to my liking as when I put on the 15's in the winter. 16' might just be a happy fit.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:19 PM
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I sold my old set with 70% tread tires for $200. E36/E30 guys with a hub conversion would be interested since the 16s look much better on a smaller car. I sold my set to a gentleman who put them on his '71 Bavaria.
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