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BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 12-21-2008, 12:51 PM
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M6 Rims on a 2008 535xi?

Hey, I'm kinda a newbie and I really want to upgrade my OEM rims on my '08 535xi M-Tech to new BMW M6 OEM rims for the summer.

How would these fit on a AWD 5 series? Is it possible? I know it can be done on an M5 but mine is a 535xi. Does anyone know the maximum weight/size, offset and bolt pattern?

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Old 12-21-2008, 12:52 PM
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You can get M6 replicas in all kinds of different sizes and offsets, so I am sure there is a configuration that will work for your car. JLevi SW is a board sponsor and sells these wheels. I got some for my 6'er and love them.
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:00 PM
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Alright Thanks
Do you know where else to get these in Canada?
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:06 PM
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:18 PM
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We can do a set of 19s or 20s for your car in a staggered or non staggered setup that will work. Feel free to contact me with for wheel and tire packages
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:56 PM
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Unfortunately you can't use the OEM's because the offsets are different on the XI.
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Old 12-22-2008, 09:37 PM
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Alright thanks guys!
I will be looking into getting new M6 replicas soon.
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Old 12-23-2008, 07:49 AM
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Be careful with the ix... the offset is different than the standard E60's . Most of the M rims won't fit due to the off set difference in the rear. You may have to go with the replica rims.
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We can do a set of 19s or 20s for your car in a staggered or non staggered setup that will work. Feel free to contact me with for wheel and tire packages
stock on my 08 535xi are the 17's.....would there be much performance taken from the car if i put 18 or 19's on the car? I just got the jb4 in with the DCI.....as soon as the car is back from BMW (i hit a deer = 7k damage) i'll have that installed. the M6 rims are sexy....thoughts?
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Old 06-16-2011, 06:59 AM
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stock on my 08 535xi are the 17's.....would there be much performance taken from the car if i put 18 or 19's on the car? I just got the jb4 in with the DCI.....as soon as the car is back from BMW (i hit a deer = 7k damage) i'll have that installed. the M6 rims are sexy....thoughts?
I think it all depends on the how heavy the rim and tire combination is. You might loose some performance if the rims are too heavy but I doubt you would be really noticing it. In some cases, if you end up getting ultra-light rims you might actually loose unsprung weight. I think the rule of thumb is that a 1 lbs change in unsprung weight (i.e. wheels and tires) feels like 4 lbs.

I live in the DC area and I am thinking of switching to - however, I would not want to switch to 19s. My wife's car has 18 and that is about perfect. As for rims, while I love the look of M6s - I have not heard too many good things about some of the M6 reps. I have thought about Forgestar F14s, BMW Style 303 Performance (18 inches rear spacing). Thankfully there are plenty of choices for the xis as the spacing is close to that of the 3 series.
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The offset is the most important aspect of gettting bigger rims on an awd model. Here is my 2008 535xi with m6 replica rims. Click image for larger version

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I think M6 wheels are overrated. I see them on hondas and eclipses everywhere here.
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What offset should I be concerned with when looking to put M6 replica rims on my 535xi?
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What offset should I be concerned with when looking to put M6 replica rims on my 535xi?
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http://forums.5series.net/topic/9513...nsions-for-xi/
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:26 PM
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I wonder if there are M5 style wheels that can be fitted to 535xi?

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I think it all depends on the how heavy the rim and tire combination is. You might loose some performance if the rims are too heavy but I doubt you would be really noticing it. In some cases, if you end up getting ultra-light rims you might actually loose unsprung weight. I think the rule of thumb is that a 1 lbs change in unsprung weight (i.e. wheels and tires) feels like 4 lbs.

I live in the DC area and I am thinking of switching to - however, I would not want to switch to 19s. My wife's car has 18 and that is about perfect. As for rims, while I love the look of M6s - I have not heard too many good things about some of the M6 reps. I have thought about Forgestar F14s, BMW Style 303 Performance (18 inches rear spacing). Thankfully there are plenty of choices for the xis as the spacing is close to that of the 3 series.
Hello i currently live in the DC area i am interested in putting the M6 style rims on my 535xi can you tell me what my best option would be and where i can go for a good job and good deal. Thanks
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