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Old 12-10-2012, 04:24 AM
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Which E36 wheels - Names?

Having taken out two of my wheels on a pothole im after replacments, or a full new set, and wondering what was standard on a e36?

Mines a compact and I have the type shown at the top of this image, 15" 7J IS47 and I understand some also came in 6.5inch? I like the look of the below two better than the others but dont know what to refer to them as went trying to find some.

Daniel _sl_

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Old 12-10-2012, 08:21 AM
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The ones you bent are Style 28. They were only made in 7X15 with an et (offset) of 47. The ones you like are Style 28. They came in 6.5 X 15 and 7 X 16. The 15s were et 42 and the 16s were et 47.

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