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View Poll Results: M5 rims???
18" M5 rims chrome 3 21.43%
18" M5 rims non chrome 11 78.57%
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Old 07-24-2003, 08:18 PM
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M5 Chrome VS Non Chrome

So I am polling about 18" M5 rims. So my first question is chrome or no chrome. I have a black 99 540 sport package with the M kit on it. I like the look of chrome but want the best sporty yet flashy look (not tasteless).The next question is what is general feeling about replica rims? I would appreciate any help since I am a novice to there areas. Thanks guys

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Old 07-24-2003, 08:31 PM
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1) M5 rims on a 540
2) Chrome M5 rims on a 540



Your poll needs a 3rd choice - Neither.
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Old 07-25-2003, 08:46 AM
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Factory "Shadow Chrome" is ok, but not bling bling bright rapper chrome...
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Old 07-25-2003, 09:33 AM
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Thats funny "but not bling bling bright rapper chrome..."
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Old 07-25-2003, 09:34 AM
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what should be my 3rd option keeping in mind affordability? Thanks
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Old 07-25-2003, 10:01 AM
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Chrome

Personally, I Would Go With The Chrome If The M5 Rims Are What You Really Want. As For Aftermarket Wheels, I Have The Breyton Magic Racing And I Get Compliments All The Time. You Should Also Check Out Hre.
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Old 07-27-2003, 10:57 AM
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There is a reason most car manufactures like Porsche, MBZ and BMW don't offer chrome on stock wheels from the factory. It is always a dealer installed option.--- It ruins the heat treatment.

That is my arguement for not getting chrome, besides the fact that it cheapens the look of most cars.

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Old 07-27-2003, 02:20 PM
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I would try to find some that look just like stock M5 rims, they aren't chrome but like nate said they are a shadow chrome, kind of polished look, I much rather that look
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