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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 03-10-2013, 12:02 PM
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What size tires are they?

So, I do not know what size tires to get. The tires on my car say P215/50 R17, but when i search for them on Pepboys or Amazon.com. They give me size 16" tires instead. I do not have the Sport Package. Either the previous owner replaced them with a new set of tires but I am not sure. Also, I have a 2000 328i.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:57 PM
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The PO probably put 17s on the car. 225/45/17 would be a good size replacement.

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What is a good brand? I was thinking about going with either BF Goodrich, Bridgestone, or some Goodyear's. Are there any that you recommend? Michelin is a bit too expensive for my budget.
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:26 PM
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What is a good brand? I was thinking about going with either BF Goodrich, Bridgestone, or some Goodyear's. Are there any that you recommend? Michelin is a bit too expensive for my budget.
Have a look at this tire review:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tests/...y.jsp?ttid=126

You can find a similar comparison for "Summer Only" tires.
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tirerack great
select tires, sort by price, read reviews for the cheapest tires.
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I'm on General G-MAX AS-03 right now. They have a long tread life, pretty good grip, and weren't expensive. They're classified as an all-season performance tire and they grip in the rain quite fantastically.

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