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Old 07-22-2004, 03:55 PM   #1
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Question Beamer rims

This is my first post on this forum...took me a few weeks to find this forum. I just sold a C5 Vette and bought a 2000 328CI All black, premium. The guy that had it before me made two small curb rashes on the rims and just put soem new Continental blems on it before I bought it. I love everything about the car except for these rims and tires.
Please let me know your thoughts on these options that I have:
1) Diablo D15 rims with 215/? with 19" Nitto 555's (hesitant b/c I've never heard of either one of these)
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2) 7 star OEM alloys with OEM tires (never used) from an '03 325 CI. According to my catelogs, these aren't sold on the coupes, so I don't want to look like an a$$ with these.

Which ones would you pick? Or would you just get the curb rash rubbed out of the current OEM's and deal with the Continental Blems?

Thanks for any input you can offer.
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Old 07-22-2004, 03:57 PM   #2
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Old 07-22-2004, 04:12 PM   #3
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OK... first off...

Welcome aboard

Two:

Third, do the 7-spoke look like the ones in my sig, or do they have a raised line in the center. In any case, you shouldn't look like a dweeb with either one. Mine are stock OEMs.

I've can't recall hearing about Diablos... although they ring a bell.

If you want really good all-season tires, you might wanna go for the Turanzas (Bridgestone) -- really great tires.

Oh, and lastly, this is probably the best BMW forum I've seen -- everyone here's a real nut (I mean that in a good way ) and they're eager to help.

Edit: Oh, almost forgot, it's 'Bimmer' for cars, 'Beemer' for bikes

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WElcome and i can vouch for the Nitto 555 extreme, they stick to the road nicely but downfall is estimated 15,000 mile life.
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WElcome and i can vouch for the Nitto 555 extreme, they stick to the road nicely but downfall is estimated 15,000 mile life.
Oh, those must handle beautifully, then! I bet you couldn't even make 'em squeal.
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