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Old 04-03-2009, 06:01 AM   #21
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That's just to big for that car seriously maybe 20" tops. Something from DPE or iForged would do wonders on the car.
Seriously? The car comes with 19s stock... Are you upgrading to 17s on your 323?

Its such a big car that 20s look small. Any classy 22 should be fine. You'll probably wind up spending upwards of 5k though. If you find a 21 the ride would be a little bit better due to the bigger sidewall you could be running, but I'm not sure how abundant 21" diameter tires are. I would go with the alpinas or another siver wheel. Keep it classy, she doesn't need to look like a pimp.
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Old 04-03-2009, 06:29 AM   #22
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I had stock 20's on my 760iL and I think they looked great.
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Old 04-03-2009, 07:57 AM   #23
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Wow and I wouldn't put anything smaller than a 45 series tire on my tiny(compared to a 7) car.

But if you had to do it... OZ Botticelli in black or the Giotto III are pretty classy 22" IMO
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:20 AM   #24
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Seriously? The car comes with 19s stock... Are you upgrading to 17s on your 323?
My car already has stock 17", If I ever upgrade I wouldn't go above 18" for daily driving, maybe 19" as a remotely alternative.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:34 AM   #25
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my buddys got 20" tsw wheels on his 750 and while there not as expensive as many of the other wheels listed i think they look fantastic. There clean and subtle but they are def not stock. I like stuff like these becasue its tastefull and does not make the car look ghetto..

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Old 04-03-2009, 09:40 AM   #26
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Those Alpina wheels are the weakest point of the car in my opinion... oh well, if you like them each to their own!

I can imagine those ACS type 3's costing about as much as the car itself
+1, I've always hated the Alpina wheel design...looks like a blast from the past no matter what.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:47 AM   #27
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I think the Alpinas look PIMP on a 7
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:54 AM   #28
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AC Schnitzer type II or nothing. Best 22-inch wheels for any European car/SUV.



These also look incredible on X5's and Range Rovers...
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my buddys got 20" tsw wheels on his 750 and while there not as expensive as many of the other wheels listed i think they look fantastic. There clean and subtle but they are def not stock. I like stuff like these becasue its tastefull and does not make the car look ghetto..

that looks good! the size looks perfect for a daily driver

I've got 20s as a daily driver and it drives fine.. I'd get alpina wheels to keep that classy OEM look
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OP... I really think this is the way to go


Looks clean and still sporty

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Old 04-03-2009, 01:43 PM   #31
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i like that hodges,clean and sporty
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Old 04-03-2009, 04:31 PM   #32
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Looks clean and still sporty

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+1 fukkkk those look amazing

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+1 fukkkk those look amazing

http://images.forum-auto.com/mesimag...tyle%20128.jpg soooo sick
And they turn up on the used market often at great prices, as the "ballers" upgrade to 22"
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Thanks for all the advice guys, I think we made up our minds.

We are going with the OEM 21" wheels. They make the best combination of looks, utility and protection from bent rims, and much more cost offective, especially with the used sets I've seen.
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Get those. 21'' inch oem. 22's are ghetto for a laywer.
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