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Old 09-25-2012, 11:24 PM
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BMW 650 (2009) and BMW 650(2012)

Hey Fellas,

wondering if anyone can help me out...
I have my old rims (20 x 9 and 20 x 10.5) from when I had the my 2009 650i and was wondering if those wheels would fit in my new 2012/13 650i?

Someone told me they wont because the offset is too high, wheels will stick out. Is there a method of finding out?

Worst case is selling them, and look at new wheels. Thanks!
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:43 AM
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Somewhere I heard the same thing about the offsets being different, but I can't remember where. If they're OEM rims, the parts guy at your local dealership should be able to tell you, if the information isn't available online.

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Depending on the size of wheels the offset is considerably different. I had hoped to be able to use a style 120 (18") with snow tires on my 2012. These were the wheels I had used for snow tires on both a 2006 and 2010. Although the online calculators indicated the difference would not be that much I mounted one of the Style 120 (offset of 14) on my 2012. It stuck out far enough beyond the fender that i knew it wouldn't work. It not only didn't look good but would end up spraying anything from snow to sand against the side of the car while going straight. I just bit the bullet and just ordered a new set of wheels and snow tires.

I have attached a PDF of an Excel spreadsheet comparing the wheel sizes and offsets on the three 650i s I've had. The 2009 you ask about should be the same as a 2010.
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:55 PM
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Pan... Thanks bro. That's more or less what I was looking for.
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