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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 08-03-2010, 05:18 PM   #21
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Alufelgen - 1st
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Waiting on my Alufelgen reps and then I'll be a member of the fraternity.

Damn, Beam . . . every time I see your car, it looks like it gets better. Just like a fine wine you could say . . .
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Old 08-03-2010, 05:24 PM   #22
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Old 08-03-2010, 05:30 PM   #23
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This is FTMFW . . . . Two thumbs UP !
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Old 08-03-2010, 10:31 PM   #24
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holy crap! your stance is perfect IMO!!!!!! one of the nicest m3's on the forum x100.
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@Beamn46 your car is legit sex for my eyes!

and I like BOTH the alu's and the vmr's. It's all about your taste. there are plenty of pics of both setups. the choice is now yours GL and keep us updated
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Alufelgen - 1st
VMR - 2nd (close)

Waiting on my Alufelgen reps and then I'll be a member of the fraternity.

Damn, Beam . . . every time I see your car, it looks like it gets better. Just like a fine wine you could say . . .

Awww thanks guys your too nice! lol thanks for the kind words...my car is still very much a work in progress...
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Old 08-03-2010, 10:54 PM   #25
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Who sells Alufelgen reps?
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:16 PM   #26
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Who sells Alufelgen reps?
no one.. Alufelgen SF-71's are not even 6months old.. they just came out.
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:22 PM   #27
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VMR=Fail..
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concave FTMFW! keep in mind im NOT running spacers.. id like to see a car with VMRs bull off a basically flush look w/o spacers...
what size/offset Alufelgen are you running on your car? looks great..
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:36 PM   #28
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I looked them up. They have some tough offsets, especially for non-M's. I would love to make these work for my car though.
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:33 AM   #29
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what size/offset Alufelgen are you running on your car? looks great..
19x8.5 ET33 Front 19x9.0 ET20 Rear
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:03 AM   #30
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WSTO
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SF-71

and if you think these look good, check out the CS7


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Old 08-04-2010, 11:10 AM   #31
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We do not sell Alufelgen, not sure where you heard otherwise.
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Old 08-04-2010, 11:24 AM   #32
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Christ! these weheels look friggin LARGE!!! but good. forgive me I come from a world of extra wide 17" and 18" are the norm, anything larger and you get (70% of the people reading this are probably like oh I was just on the vortex) But 19"'s look $$$ will be buying wheels come this tax return season and CSL Reps are on the board, just not as High as some of the other options. Looking good guys
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:06 PM   #33
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if you want concave & quality, OEM ZCPs wins.
if you want a replica, the Alufelgens are better made and looks closer to the real thing.
only reason to get VMR is if you want a 10" rear.
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:09 PM   #34
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if you want concave & quality, OEM ZCPs wins.
if you want a replica, the Alufelgens are better made and looks closer to the real thing.
only reason to get VMR is if you want a 10" rear.
dont forget the BS offsets that VMR offers you need a epic spacers to get a decent stance..and alufelgen will have a 10" rear this fall....

VMRs fail.. majority agree they dont look as good as alufelgens...
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:52 PM   #35
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Both are great quality wheels. Alufelgen wheels are flow formed cast whereas VMR are gravity cast. FFC wheels were produce a stronger, lighter wheel in the end but ALFG wheels' prices reflects that.
Aren't Alufelgens a Low-Pressure cast wheel not flow-formed?
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:59 PM   #36
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Old 08-04-2010, 06:28 PM   #37
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We do not sell Alufelgen, not sure where you heard otherwise.
Sorry for the incorrect association. There were some pictures of the wheels with your logo watermarked on them. So I assumed that maybe you still do or did carry them. Sorry about that.

VMR was my 1st choice until I came across the Alufelgen wheels.

Direct from Alufelgen;
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1) 19x8.5ET35 front offset compared to 19x8.5ET40.
2) Concavity optimized to ET30 which makes the concavity of our CSL reps deeper than other brands
3) Low-Pressure Cast which is stronger and ligther than our competitor's gravity cast method.


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- Our wheel front profile reflects a nearly identical face as the OEM CSL
- Our wheel rear concavity reflects a nearly identical face as the OEM CSL
- Our wheel spoke profile is thicker and resembles more the OEM CSL
- Our wheels finish is Silver as opposed to Hypersilver which is a closer match to the OEM finish
- Our wheels are powdercoated which is a more durable finish
- Our rear wheel weights only .7lbs more than the OEM CSL (25.5lbs vs 26.2lbs) which is lighter than the VMR

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Old 08-05-2010, 12:34 PM   #38
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best deal would be to find used ZCPs. if you're going to get a different set of wheels, it may as well be something that doesn't look OEM.
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Old 08-05-2010, 03:55 PM   #39
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i think Alufelgens are closer to CSL rep and are also stonger-lighter. For sports car like M3, I'd go with quality first, looks second.
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Old 08-12-2010, 04:10 PM   #40
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HI Guys Im new to the forum,

I have been looking at the VMR CSL 18' wheels for my e46 m3 and Just confused as to the wheels not balancing correctly and also paint chiping. Is this true. If anyone has these wheels and can let me know if they are well balance wheels for the price.
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