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F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current)
The 5 Series Gran Turismo -- now available in the USA as a 535i, 550i and 550i xDrive model.

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Old 06-15-2012, 11:55 AM
gmblack3 gmblack3 is offline
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Kellener Hamburg Sport wheels on my GT

Graphite Silver Polished

19x8.5/9.5

Michelin PS A/S+

Pic from a few days ago:



New wheels installed.











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Old 06-15-2012, 12:26 PM
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Beautiful wheels. Looks like a lot of work to clean them.
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:30 PM
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Beautiful wheels. Looks like a lot of work to clean them.
Thanks Mike!

I applied 2 coats of Wolf's Rim Shield prior to mounting inside and out. Using Wolf's Decon gel, I can clean them "no touch" with a low power pressure washer. I dry with a cordless leaf blower and quickly blot the rest of the water away.
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Kelleners Hamburg Graphite Silver Metallic 19x8.5/9.5 Michelin PS A/S+ Gloss to the max by me.

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Old 06-15-2012, 12:35 PM
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Should I keep the Kelleners center cap or order some BMW caps? Stock caps from my 18s would not fit.
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Hers-12 535i GT DSMB/Cinnamon Welt 1/31/2012

Kelleners Hamburg Graphite Silver Metallic 19x8.5/9.5 Michelin PS A/S+ Gloss to the max by me.

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Old 06-15-2012, 03:26 PM
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Should I keep the Kelleners center cap or order some BMW caps? Stock caps from my 18s would not fit.
Gorgeous wheels, nicely done!

Definitely get the BMW center caps...
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:47 PM
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Should I keep the Kelleners center cap or order some BMW caps? Stock caps from my 18s would not fit.
Totally worth the wait! Wow, what a difference! How's the ride quality?

My vote - get the BMW caps.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:18 PM
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Thanks guys.

Slightly more firmness with the 19s IMO. Wife says no difference.

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