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The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 01-05-2010, 08:18 AM
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I bought Miro M6 replicas about 18 months ago and could not be happier. They are lighter than the OEM M6 or stock 650 rim. The did, when first installed have some vibration, which was totally solved with hub centric spacers provided by Miro.

They look great (bought OEM roundels as Miro's kept fading and use Miro //M badges) and have held up well. Well worth the upfront investment differential.
Do you have pics of your ride with the Miro's on it ? Please post some!
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:23 AM
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I bought Miro M6 replicas about 18 months ago and could not be happier. They are lighter than the OEM M6 or stock 650 rim. The did, when first installed have some vibration, which was totally solved with hub centric spacers provided by Miro.

They look great (bought OEM roundels as Miro's kept fading and use Miro //M badges) and have held up well. Well worth the upfront investment differential.
Did you use the H&R spacers first? Or did you try to mount the rim with no spacers and had the problem?

Reason I ask is that my Miro's M6 rims will arrive sometime next week. I was planning on using the H&R spacers, they do have a hub lip, but I haven't mounted them yet so you know more than me.
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Old 01-05-2010, 09:21 AM
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Did you use the H&R spacers first? Or did you try to mount the rim with no spacers and had the problem?

Reason I ask is that my Miro's M6 rims will arrive sometime next week. I was planning on using the H&R spacers, they do have a hub lip, but I haven't mounted them yet so you know more than me.
How much did you pay for the miros and what size are they ?
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How much did you pay for the miros and what size are they ?
I paid $ 950 shipped to Tampa from MPAutoSports on fleabay. I ended up getting a bit off since I won the auction back in beginning of December but they were missing a wheel and I had to wait for the new shipment to come in today.

It was a fixed price auction with shipping included so it was better than a couple of other outlets I found. This is for the rims only, no tires.

They are 19" M6 replica's, 8.5" front/9.5" back.

You will need spacers, H&R's are what I am trying to go with that is why I want the feedback about the hub issue. In my research there are several posts about the Miro rims, I saw mention of the H&R (10mm spacer front/20mm back) only, nobody said they didn't work. That is another couple of hundred bucks. Then I am having my existing 19" tires removed from my ellipsoid rims and mounted onto the Miro's.
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Old 01-05-2010, 02:25 PM
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I paid $ 950 shipped to Tampa from MPAutoSports on fleabay. I ended up getting a bit off since I won the auction back in beginning of December but they were missing a wheel and I had to wait for the new shipment to come in today.

It was a fixed price auction with shipping included so it was better than a couple of other outlets I found. This is for the rims only, no tires.

They are 19" M6 replica's, 8.5" front/9.5" back.

You will need spacers, H&R's are what I am trying to go with that is why I want the feedback about the hub issue. In my research there are several posts about the Miro rims, I saw mention of the H&R (10mm spacer front/20mm back) only, nobody said they didn't work. That is another couple of hundred bucks. Then I am having my existing 19" tires removed from my ellipsoid rims and mounted onto the Miro's.
Post pics if you can and let us know how the install goes ! Thanks!
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Post pics if you can and let us know how the install goes ! Thanks!
Will do!
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:31 PM
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Do you have pics of your ride with the Miro's on it ? Please post some!
See attached and also go to 'my garage'.

I did not use spacers and had the vibration issue, which the spacers solved. I did not use H&R.

These Miro Type 346 wheels are 19x8.5 in front and 19x9.5 in the rear, same as OEM for M6 and 650. Dont have to buy new tires that way.

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Old 01-05-2010, 10:20 PM
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awesome thanks!
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:23 PM
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See attached and also go to 'my garage'.

I did not use spacers and had the vibration issue, which the spacers solved. I did not use H&R.

These Miro Type 346 wheels are 19x8.5 in front and 19x9.5 in the rear, same as OEM for M6 and 650. Dont have to buy new tires that way.

Hope it helps.
Are the tires 245/40 and 275/35 ?
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:22 AM
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See attached and also go to 'my garage'.

I did not use spacers and had the vibration issue, which the spacers solved. I did not use H&R.

These Miro Type 346 wheels are 19x8.5 in front and 19x9.5 in the rear, same as OEM for M6 and 650. Dont have to buy new tires that way.

Hope it helps.
Your car looks great, can't wait for my rims to arrive!
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Old 01-06-2010, 08:48 AM
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tampamark. i have 20mm h&r spacers for sale that i will give you a good deal on if you'd like. they are brand new in the box
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Old 01-06-2010, 09:08 AM
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tampamark. i have 20mm h&r spacers for sale that i will give you a good deal on if you'd like. they are brand new in the box
Darn, already bought them on ebay for $94 shipped.
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Yes, you can use the replica wheels as they will work well and save you a lot of money. They are probably made a little cheaper, but it shouldn't hurt anything as you just need them for your daily driver.
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sorry if it seems like I might be highjacking the thread but I am having a vibration issue with my m6 reps. They are some other brand (not miro). What im getting from the thread is that spacers would solve the issue (as I have had it balanced and then rebalanced and the vibration is still there). However, I just spoke to the dealer I picked the wheels up from and he said I dont need spacers. Instead he suggested that I have the hub bore checked on the wheels, and it might be hub rings that I might need.

Can anyone verify this or help straighten me out as far as what I might need.
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Darn, already bought them on ebay for $94 shipped.
you bought the wrong one's. you need to buy the DRA version with the lug nuts. you bought the DR version
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you bought the wrong one's. you need to buy the DRA version with the lug nuts. you bought the DR version
I bought the ones I wanted...the local H&R distributor has the 10mm that I want for a better price than online. They also stock the lug nuts since they do a bunch of aftermarket brands. Once the rims are in I am going to go by and get the correct lugs for the front and back, they are minimal price so it was less expensive to go that route.
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ok. i hope your bolting the spacers on
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You may just need hub rings. Some of the wheels were manufactured to fit on all BMW's including the E39 which had the largest center bore. The E39 center bore is 74.1 where as most other BMW's are only 72.56. If your wheels are the larger center bore, you need the hub ring to fill in that space, and center the wheel propely. Also, make sure you have the right length, and type of lug bolts, and make sure that they are torqued to the proper spec.


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sorry if it seems like I might be highjacking the thread but I am having a vibration issue with my m6 reps. They are some other brand (not miro). What im getting from the thread is that spacers would solve the issue (as I have had it balanced and then rebalanced and the vibration is still there). However, I just spoke to the dealer I picked the wheels up from and he said I dont need spacers. Instead he suggested that I have the hub bore checked on the wheels, and it might be hub rings that I might need.

Can anyone verify this or help straighten me out as far as what I might need.
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You may just need hub rings. Some of the wheels were manufactured to fit on all BMW's including the E39 which had the largest center bore. The E39 center bore is 74.1 where as most other BMW's are only 72.56. If your wheels are the larger center bore, you need the hub ring to fill in that space, and center the wheel propely. Also, make sure you have the right length, and type of lug bolts, and make sure that they are torqued to the proper spec.
How can I check center bore of the rim? Can I measure it if I simply remove the wheel?
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ok. i hope your bolting the spacers on
I'm in the South, I will use duct tape.
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haha no seriously though anything above 15mm should be bolted on to the rotor then the wheels bolted onto the spacer. do what you want
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haha no seriously though anything above 15mm should be bolted on to the rotor then the wheels bolted onto the spacer. do what you want
I can find no data to assert that 20mm with longer lugs is a risk. The H&R spacers are offered in DR and DRA and they are T.U.V. certified. Are you saying that they offer a product that is dangerous?

I am really curious as to the data on the DR vs. DRA bolt on. So far all I have found is preference, not actual fact.
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i personally cant find it safe to be adding 20mm spacers without securing it to the rotor(i can see vibration issues already). bolting a rim with a spacer using larger lugs does not sound safe to me. but by all means, you can be our tester. let us know as im interested to know as well. or you could contact h&r personally
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I spoke with H&R directly, I posed the question regarding potential issues in using DR vs. DRA. Big surprise, they said that it is a matter of preference and all items offered are safe and tested. We will see, if I don't like them I will take them off and buy DRA.
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