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BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 04-10-2013, 10:57 AM
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nice, I really like the look of these wheel Still consider between 19" or 18" . If I go for 19' then I have to spend $$$ to get a set of tires that fit on the rims, If I stay with 18" then I can transfer my tires ( just got it 3 months ago) to new rims and done. Save a $1K ++ for tires.
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:12 AM
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nice, I really like the look of these wheel Still consider between 19" or 18" . If I go for 19' then I have to spend $$$ to get a set of tires that fit on the rims, If I stay with 18" then I can transfer my tires ( just got it 3 months ago) to new rims and done. Save a $1K ++ for tires.
That was my reasoning as well. Then I wound up mounting my snows on them, because 18" is a better size for snows anyway. All four of mine, by the way, where the size and offset of the front wheels in the 18" sport package.
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I think I may stay with 18" save $$ and the ride maybe better since there more air gap in the tires than 19" and in case want to go back to original, just switch out the tires and done
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:46 AM
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ok folks

just installed V-Spoke Style 356 Liquid Black 20" and front is touching my struts, i need spacers ASAP

My wheels/fender front offset is 25MM and rear 40 MM
Does it means i need 10 MM spacers front and 20 MM spacers rear ?

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Old 04-10-2013, 01:27 PM
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Guys,
I found this set of wheels and the spec little different on my original set so I wonder if my tires can fit on this set. please comments - thanks
Original one is
18"x8" offset +20 for front
18"x9" offset +20 for rear
My tires I have on now
245/40/18 (Front)
275/35/18 (Rear)

New wheels set I found is
18"x8.5" offset +20 for front
18"x9.5" offset +20 for rear
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:42 AM
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Guys,
I found this set of wheels and the spec little different on my original set so I wonder if my tires can fit on this set. please comments - thanks
Original one is
18"x8" offset +20 for front
18"x9" offset +20 for rear
My tires I have on now
245/40/18 (Front)
275/35/18 (Rear)

New wheels set I found is
18"x8.5" offset +20 for front
18"x9.5" offset +20 for rear
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so 1/2" width more on each wheel does not make any different at all?
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:21 AM
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so 1/2" width more on each wheel does not make any different at all?
the rims will stick out a little that is it.
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stick out 1/2" hmmm do you think it may rub the arc or not?
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stick out 1/2" hmmm do you think it may rub the arc or not?
It will not
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:55 PM
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How about my Tire Presure sensor monitor (TPSM). does it fit good in the new wheels or do I have to buy new sensor or Not to install them at all ? cuz doing some search I saw people have problem with TPSM end up they leave those sensors out.
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no need any hubcentric rings between M6/M5/e60 wheels
All have the same Hub Bore Size:72.6 mm , read above
Bro I found a place has the M6 style wheels that I like but the hub bore is 74.1 . Will it ok for my car?
The other website I ordered after one week they refund my money cuz they ran out stock of that M6 style.
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How about my Tire Presure sensor monitor (TPSM). does it fit good in the new wheels or do I have to buy new sensor or Not to install them at all ? cuz doing some search I saw people have problem with TPSM end up they leave those sensors out.
I don't know about that but stock sensors should fit on it
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Bro I found a place has the M6 style wheels that I like but the hub bore is 74.1 . Will it ok for my car?
The other website I ordered after one week they refund my money cuz they ran out stock of that M6 style.
No these wheels are for E39
I suggest you stop shopping for all these cheap M aftermarket wheels and pay attention on OE M wheels.
Even used they are better than many new aftemarket wheels and you can find them easy on ebay

The benefit :
OE look - nothing better match to our cars than OE wheels designed by thousand hours of work
Light weigh - all cheap aftermarket wheels are hell as heavy
Precision - smooth driving experience vs vibration ( very common if you are not lucky ) with aftermarket wheels .
No surprises as most of them are "made in China"
TPMS OE sensors included
OE tires included

Just my 0.02c and GL !
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:44 AM
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No these wheels are for E39
I suggest you stop shopping for all these cheap M aftermarket wheels and pay attention on OE M wheels.
Even used they are better than many new aftemarket wheels and you can find them easy on ebay

The benefit :
OE look - nothing better match to our cars than OE wheels designed by thousand hours of work
Light wight - all cheap aftermarket wheels are hell as heavy
Precision - smooth driving experience vs vibration ( very common if you are not lucky ) with aftermarket wheels .
No surprises as most of them are "made in China"
TPMS OE sensors included
OE tires included D

Just my 0.02c and GL !
How to search on ebay for the OE ? I di search and it came like staggred wheels m6 style make for e60
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How to search on ebay for the OE ? I di search and it came like staggred wheels m6 style make for e60
try this
"BMW factory M5 wheels tires"
"BMW factory M6 wheels tires"

see this item 200903990575 going on right now for M6 OE Forged wheels / tires
And if you dont know what are Forged wheels :

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Forged wheels are strong, dense, yet very light wheel that high performance car enthusiasts use for their cars almost exclusively.
The term "forged" refers to making an alloy wheel by forcing a raw block of metal into a shape with extreme pressure.
Forging is an expensive, multi-stepped process.

Most of the alloy wheels on the market are one-piece cast wheels, not forged wheels. The difference between the two processes is that casting involves placing liquefied aluminum into a mold.
As the aluminum cools, it is formed into a wheel. There are several different ways to accomplish this, including gravity casting and low-pressure casting.

The main benefit of forged wheels over cast wheels is the weight. To understand the benefits of lighter wheels, it is necessary to understand the differences between "sprung weight" and "unsprung weight" in relation to your vehicle.
Sprung weight is supported by the suspension, including the transmission, engine and chassis. On the other hand, unsprung weight refers to everything else, including the suspension system and the components attached to it.
Surface imperfections in the roads place force on unsprung weight, which then reacts with its own movement. The less unsprung weight in a vehicle, the less it is affected by the road and other outside forces.

Reducing unsprung weight increases vehicle performance and the easiest place to do that is in the wheels of the vehicle. The vehicle handling and maneuverability is increased, including faster breaking and acceleration times.
Lighter wheels will also cut back on the wear and tear of the vehicle's tires, as well as increase the vehicle's fuel efficiency. Since forged wheels are significantly lighter than most cast wheels,
all of these benefits can be achieved by replacing cast wheels.

Forged wheels also have other benefits. Forged wheels sport a higher density of grain structure than cast wheels. Cast wheels tend to be more porous than forged wheels.
This means that a forged wheel will hold a polished shine longer than a similarly polished cast wheel. They are also up to 300 times stronger than cast wheels and can take more damage while lasting for a longer time.

Forged wheels are a favorite of high performance vehicle enthusiasts. These experts and hobbyists are looking to get the most out of their vehicles.
Most of these enthusiasts believe that there is no price too high for the equipment that helps them do that.
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Also, I couldn't believe how light the oem M6 rims are compared to my old 18 in. 550 sport rims. If you can get oem go for it, the one thing nobody has mentioned about the reps is that they do not have the same concavity that oem ones have.

Just found two kinda ok shots of my wheels from the side. If you want better ones I can go take some.




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Yes forged rims are the best, I had the m6 reps on mine, 19" staggered. After a year front rims started to bend, and the paint stared to come out of it. I sold them after that. It looks nice and it is cheap but it kinda was a waste, so I got the original 650 rims for my car.
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I forgot to mention if you decide to go with OEM, be patient while looking. It took me about 6 months to find a set and when I did I paid a total of 1500 shipped. Take your time and you might get a great deal too.
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I forgot to mention if you decide to go with OEM, be patient while looking. It took me about 6 months to find a set and when I did I paid a total of 1500 shipped. Take your time and you might get a great deal too.
$1500 is about my budget I just don't want to pay like $3500-4K for set of wheel. Still looking ....
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Also, I couldn't believe how light the oem M6 rims are compared to my old 18 in. 550 sport rims. If you can get oem go for it, the one thing nobody has mentioned about the reps is that they do not have the same concavity that oem ones have.

Just found two kinda ok shots of my wheels from the side. If you want better ones I can go take some.



this wheels set what I like, what is the part number for this? where I can get them?
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I got these from the classified section here. I would suggest you try your luck over at m5board for a set of OEM wheels. Price might be slightly higher there tho, since the M's attract a different, for a lack of better term I guess, money, than the regular 5's do.
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Here's a set, they've been powdercoated black tho.
http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/par...er-coated.html
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