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Old 10-05-2013, 01:35 AM   #1
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tires and rim change?

New to forum: what are your thoughts on my tire set up F: 255/30/20 and R: 295/25/20 rim shop idea. Using Vossens rims
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:37 AM   #2
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On what kind of car?


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Old 10-05-2013, 01:38 AM   #3
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:59 AM   #4
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20's are too big IMO. 19's are the biggest I'd go without it looking ghetto.


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Old 10-05-2013, 02:09 AM   #5
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With the style of the rim IMO the 20" looked ideal.....go-to YouTube and search vw vossen....should find a white vw with orange painted inner side of the rims watch the video. ...rims cv3's by vossen

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Old 10-05-2013, 03:02 AM   #6
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The VW scene can get away with it. But if you still want the maneuverability and handling of an M, I wouldn't go 20. A wheel that big on a 3 series doesn't look good to me. But it's your car, so do as you please.


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Old 10-05-2013, 03:16 AM   #7
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The VW scene can get away with it. But if you still want the maneuverability and handling of an M, I wouldn't go 20. A wheel that big on a 3 series doesn't look good to me. But it's your car, so do as you please.


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Old 10-05-2013, 03:10 AM   #8
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Thanks for the input
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:12 AM   #9
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I'm replacing my stock rims from 19" to 20's is that a bad idea?

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Old 10-06-2013, 04:55 AM   #10
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20's are overkill on a three series. This isn't a chevy.
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:56 AM   #11
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Old 10-06-2013, 05:11 AM   #12
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Re: I'm replacing my stock rims from 19" to 20's is that a bad idea?

Very bad idea. Not to say it wouldn't fit but it just doesn't look right. Even if it's an m3 20s will never look good. Go find me pics of an m3 with 20s that look good.

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Old 10-06-2013, 06:42 AM   #13
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:22 AM   #14
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Old 10-06-2013, 12:08 PM   #15
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:16 PM   #16
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Re: I'm replacing my stock rims from 19" to 20's is that a bad idea?

Do you need 2 threads to be told it's dumb? It's the ultimate driving machine, not the ultimate poser mobile.

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Old 10-06-2013, 01:17 PM   #17
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I got 20" BBS LM and I love them, I think its up to each person to jugde. I bought them cuzz ( I ) think they looks better and Im not a track racer so I don't need it to be 100% best handling.
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:41 PM   #18
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Re: I'm replacing my stock rims from 19" to 20's is that a bad idea?

Same here I'm not a racer.....I'm running 255/30 in front and 295/25/20 in rear on my 2005 M3

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Old 10-06-2013, 07:16 PM   #19
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Same here I'm not a racer.....I'm running 255/30 in front and 295/25/20 in rear on my 2005 M3

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If u r already running them y r u asking if it would b a good idea
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:48 PM   #20
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I run 245/30 285/25 on 20x8,5 and 20x10 works perfekt, just a little rubb but that's cuzz I wanted aggressive look so myself to blame, need to roll fenders As I said before, I think 20" LOOKS better maby not as good as 18 or 19 on Track but not every one goes track and drive like H*LL with their M3s, and if I wanna do it I put my 19īs on :p Simple is that

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