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Old 12-06-2006, 05:45 PM   #21
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BBS CH>CSLs
ha. theyre almost identical. the U's are just a little narrower om the CSLs...
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Old 12-07-2006, 12:18 AM   #22
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i vote for chs... almost the same price and ... they are BBS!
easyman, forgive me as i am new here and not familiar with your car.... are those 18" CSL wheels?

i really like your setup
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Old 12-07-2006, 10:30 AM   #23
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qft.

LOVE them.
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Old 12-07-2006, 08:23 PM   #24
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The OE CSL Wheels are 19x8.5 in the front.

The OE ZCP Wheels are 19x8 in the front.

The OE CSL wheels will fit in your car with no problem.

The CSL Replicas in 19x8.5 have the same offset and weight as the OE CSL Wheels.

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Old 12-07-2006, 09:29 PM   #25
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The OE CSL Wheels are 19x8.5 in the front.

The OE ZCP Wheels are 19x8 in the front.

The OE CSL wheels will fit in your car with no problem.

The CSL Replicas in 19x8.5 have the same offset and weight as the OE CSL Wheels.
Thanks for the clarification Chris.

Are the CSL and ZCP wheels identical in appearance?
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Old 12-07-2006, 09:36 PM   #26
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Thanks for the clarification Chris.

Are the CSL and ZCP wheels identical in appearance?
As identical as they come, minus the .5" difference.
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Old 12-07-2006, 09:44 PM   #27
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As identical as they come, minus the .5" difference.
Chris,
Is it true that only the rear CSL wheels are curved inwards?
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Old 12-07-2006, 10:53 PM   #28
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Is it true that only the rear CSL wheels are curved inwards?
This is true. The offset is 27mm in the rear, while it's combined with the 9.5" wheel means there will be more of a concave. The higher offsets have less of a concave shape.
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got all the paper work today. although chris has explained all of it anyway
std m3 19's front 19x8 +47 rear 19x9.5 +27
m3 comp pack front 19x8 +47 rear 19x9.5 +27
csl front 19x8.5 +44 rear 19x9.5 +27

ill try and fit some of these on myc ar when we have one in at work and take some detailed pics.
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Old 12-08-2006, 04:43 AM   #30
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got all the paper work today. although chris has explained all of it anyway
std m3 19's front 19x8 +47 rear 19x9.5 +27
m3 comp pack front 19x8 +47 rear 19x9.5 +27
csl front 19x8.5 +44 rear 19x9.5 +27

ill try and fit some of these on myc ar when we have one in at work and take some detailed pics.
Thanks!
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no worries mate. im hoping theyll fit with some tyre stretch.
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Old 01-02-2007, 03:36 PM   #32
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I'm thinking of doing the same thing as the TS wants.

19'' OEM CSL on a sedan.
I know it's possible, I just don't know which tiresize..

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I got 4 OEM ZCP front wheels 19x8 running 235/35/19. Just got them..will be putting them on as soon as winters are over up here in Mass!.. Will let everyone know how they drive..but i love the fact that they weigh the same as the 17 inch wheel6tire combo currently on my car (~42lbs)
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I got 4 OEM ZCP front wheels 19x8 running 235/35/19. Just got them..will be putting them on as soon as winters are over up here in Mass!.. Will let everyone know how they drive..but i love the fact that they weigh the same as the 17 inch wheel6tire combo currently on my car (~42lbs)
Nice! Where did you get them? Where in MA are you? =)
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If you want the aggressive curved in wheel shape & go for the aftermarket csl 9.5 rim which has a 45 offset and will not rub unless you completely slam it and run oversizes tyres in the rear as they are made for a non m3 bmw,you may even handle them all round if you run say 235 or 245 tyres on the front,I havn,t tested that yet but I plan to next month DL
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Also If you check out the pic Tim posted of the Dk Blue sedan It looks so tough on the rear ..I imagine they are 255 tyres on the rear in that photo ..prob got a slight rubbing prob in rear with passengers ??,but it is dumped .
With stock suspension you may get by perhaps with rolled inner guard lip however I cant speak from direct experience yet
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Nice! Where did you get them? Where in MA are you? =)
I got them from Gregg, whose on this forum and had them posted. I exchanged my ZHPs and paid some cash over it as well. Somehow I still miss the ZHPs but I cant wait to put those on my car as soon as warmer weather hits Although You know thee days, it sucks since its 50 degrees and i've got my winter rubber on!..Frickin new england weather!!

BTW. i'm in Lexington. I dont know ANY boston fanatics and have no clue of any meets. But would love to join any that happen. If you want to check my newly acquired CSLs out, you are more than welcome to
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I got them from Gregg, whose on this forum and had them posted. I exchanged my ZHPs and paid some cash over it as well. Somehow I still miss the ZHPs but I cant wait to put those on my car as soon as warmer weather hits Although You know thee days, it sucks since its 50 degrees and i've got my winter rubber on!..Frickin new england weather!!

BTW. i'm in Lexington. I dont know ANY boston fanatics and have no clue of any meets. But would love to join any that happen. If you want to check my newly acquired CSLs out, you are more than welcome to
I'm in Waltham. You're getting PM. =)
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