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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 09-19-2008, 10:30 AM
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my new rims

i'm thinking of getting these for my 1995 325i, just hoping if you guys could tell me if these will fit, and what would be the best tire size? I have the blistein/h&r sport package installed, trying to get a good low look with out any rubbing, any comments would help! thanks

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Wheel# A-59222U10, 1995 BMW 3 SERIES Wheels 3 SERIES Rims

Size: 17" x 7.5"
Finish: SILVER (OEM RIM)
Style: ALLOY WHEEL, 17 X 7.5, 5 ROUND SPOKE, STYLE #18
Dealer Wheel Price: $349.00
Discount Wheel Price: $189.00

Bolt Pattern: 5 x 120
Note: 41mm offset

Wheel Type: STOCK ALLOY WHEELS, FACTORY OEM RIMS, ORIGINAL CAR TRUCK WHEEL $189.00


here is the link to the actual page...
http://www.finishlinewheels.com/BMW/...95/A-59222U10/
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Old 09-19-2008, 10:54 AM
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I almost bought that exact wheel, except in a 16". I have the same suspension package you mentioned and my 16s don't rub at all.

According to Tire Rack, the tire size you need is 225/45-17.
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Old 09-19-2008, 10:57 AM
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These are the wheels I ended up getting; somewhat like those.
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Old 09-19-2008, 12:09 PM
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your car looks good, maybe i should go with the 16's, how is the ride? an what size tires are you running?
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Old 09-19-2008, 12:12 PM
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i have the knock off version of those rims, the only difference I noticed is that mine dont have the little holes between the lug pattern, well visual difference anyways, mine are 15's and I want sell them,
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Old 09-20-2008, 05:25 AM
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i think the 17s would look excellent
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Old 09-21-2008, 06:17 AM
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I'm running 225/55-16 and I absolutely love my suspension set up.
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Old 09-21-2008, 12:35 PM
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these are too regular and noone will ever notice you've got them..
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