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Old 05-14-2002, 01:21 PM   #1
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German rims suck anything better for a BMW?

Im sick and tired of seeing PG2's and ACS rims, their almost 1k each per rim and they look like $400 rims. The first time I seen them I thought they were $300 rims. I mean, they fit the cars but their not attractive. I was going to get PG2's and everyong was like nah get something better when I showed them pictures, I would get these rims anyway but their not worth the money. For the price their selling these rims for they should be the hottest rims I ever seen in my life. I dont want to go to the chrome route any body out there got a picture or know of rims that look better than PG3's and ACS3's?
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:22 PM   #2
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Try HREs. or Fikse, or Kinesis. Their top notch american made wheels
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:27 PM   #3
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Any pictures by any chance?
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:29 PM   #4
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this is what i am getting.....

LOWENHART BR-5
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:32 PM   #5
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Post pictures of it on a car if you can, by the way are those silver or chrome?
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:35 PM   #6
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Get these HREs
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:37 PM   #7
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Post pictures of it on a car if you can, by the way are those silver or chrome?
the lowenhart br5 are machined silver with a polished lip.......i dont have any pics on a car, but i will post on mine when i get them on! ive seen them in person, and they are beautiful wheels. pricey though. :sad:
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:38 PM   #8
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I wouldn't go as far as saying German rims suck. There's a reason why Hamann and ACS wheels are more common on Bimmers. I remember you posting countless questions about the Hamanns and only until you find out the price of them, you say they suck? Well to each their own. But if you don't think they look that good in the first place, why were you so interested? If they suck only because of the price, then try looking for knockoffs. Causes HRE's and Fikse wheels will suck too once you find out how much they run for.
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:38 PM   #9
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:40 PM   #10
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I kind of like these but have no clue how they would actually look on the car since no one hear likes chrome wheels

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Old 05-14-2002, 01:41 PM   #11
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Thats the LOWENHART....if u wanna see ..www.permaisuri.com
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:43 PM   #12
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I have Japanese rims on my car - see pics here:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...?threadid=5686
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:43 PM   #13
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Joe330 get your facts straight, when I asked a bunch of questions about the PG2's I was going to get them and I KNEW HOW MUCH THEY WERE because I was going to get them. I showed pics to people and then they were commenting about how plain they looked and then I thought about it and realized that they look too simple for all the money their asking for. I have the money right now to pay cash for those rims with tires but I rather hold out and wait for something better. Now that I think about it some more PG2's are pretty mediocore rims so are the ACS3's although I use to think they look good. I would get them if they were $400 because I think thats all their worth. For the price their selling them for Im sure I can get BETTER rims.
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:44 PM   #14
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CAREFUL!!!!!! The HRE's look very nice bad are horribly made Chek this link and see for yourself: Wheels just cracked from daily use, AND see how cheap and shitty the back construction is:

http://www.ziplink.net/~ctroiane/junk/
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:44 PM   #15
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Whats a "better" wheel........something bling blingin?
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:46 PM   #16
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I kind of like these but have no clue how they would actually look on the car since no one hear likes chrome wheels

those are lowenhart LD1 knockoffs......
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:48 PM   #17
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A better wheel is not something that "bling blings"

Its something that looks better, it can be alloy or chrome I dont care as long as it looks good. Its like a woman I dont care if she's black white green martian etc as long as she looks good and can ***** and ***** I dont care
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Old 05-14-2002, 01:51 PM   #20
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CAREFUL!!!!!! The HRE's look very nice bad are horribly made Chek this link and see for yourself: Wheels just cracked from daily use, AND see how cheap and shitty the back construction is:

http://www.ziplink.net/~ctroiane/junk/
I can't believe it. Forged wheels cracks that way. But the back is actually due to the contact between the brake rotor which looks all rusted. when their new, they look shiny.
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