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X3 F25 (2011 - current)
The latest X3 brings some added style and some new features to the BMW SUV family. Talk about the new F25 now!

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Old 09-13-2012, 10:37 AM
bichoo bichoo is offline
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Ride quality: 18 to 20: M 310 Double Spoke Rims

There is a great deal at my local dealership to pick up the 310 rims for $2500 with the P Zero tires. My concern is the ride. Will it be substantially stiffer and harsher over potholes? I find the 18's ok and a little stiffer is fine, but what would i expect going to these:

20" Alloy Wheels
Pirellli P Zero Run-Flat
245/40R20 Y, Front
275/35R20 Y, Rear
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:47 AM
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That is a very good deal

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Old 09-20-2012, 10:15 AM
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haha, trying to scoop the deal?

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which dealer?
@ bichoo, Does your car have the dynamic dampers?

I would think you would notice a harsher ride with the bigger wheels but if the car is equipped with the dynamic dampers it may be less of a problem.

The staggered setup my be more prone to tramlining though.
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:36 AM
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Yesterday I went to some local shop to try some 20" aftermarket rims.
Looks to me that 245/45/20 for fronts and 275/40/20 for rears fitted much better than the standard 245/40 and 275/35.

I didn't try it for how it feels as I was just trying to see if those can fit.
Any thoughts on these bigger wheels ? anyone tried this ? I would assume comfort-ness would be much better than the 245/40 and 275/35
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:56 PM
SHABSX3M SHABSX3M is offline
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Did you get the 245/45/20 and 275/40/20.
If so please post pics. I'm looking at the same with Stance-5 Black rims with the same size tires.
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:14 PM
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I'm interested in this too. Which dealer.... lol
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:59 PM
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hey SHABSX3M, no I didn't end up getting the 20's and instead got the 19" 369M. It looks great and I'm happy that I chose these wheels instead of the 20's
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