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Old 05-16-2019, 03:41 PM
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Need help please

Are these Reps or OEM? There is a cavity for M emblem but no emblem there.
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Old 05-16-2019, 04:02 PM
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Old 05-16-2019, 04:41 PM
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Look like OE, if they are the specs will be on the back of the spokes.
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Look like OE, if they are the specs will be on the back of the spokes.
What makes me suspicious is the lack of M logo in the square cavity.

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I count photographs of five pairs of spokes, so I assume there are no other markings cast or stamped into the back side of the wheels.

Genuine BMW wheels have "BMW" and a seven-digit part number (M NNN PPP) cast into the wheel, typically on the reverse of a spoke (or two, if space is limited), although other locations are possible. They also usually show the English name of the country of origin and a basic description of the alloy composition (e.g., Al Si or Al Si Mg). Also, AFAIK the offset (ETnn or ISnn) is always cast into the wheel, not stamped (badly) after casting as seen here.

Those are knockoffs.
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I count photographs of five pairs of spokes, so I assume there are no other markings cast or stamped into the back side of the wheels.

Genuine BMW wheels have "BMW" and a seven-digit part number (M NNN PPP) cast into the wheel, typically on the reverse of a spoke (or two, if space is limited), although other locations are possible. They also usually show the English name of the country of origin and a basic description of the alloy composition (e.g., Al Si or Al Si Mg). Also, AFAIK the offset (ETnn or ISnn) is always cast into the wheel, not stamped (badly) after casting as seen here.

Those are knockoffs.
That's what I thought, thanks!

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