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Old 07-27-2013, 11:49 AM   #2201
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Old 07-29-2013, 11:33 AM   #2202
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I'm not 100% sure on it, but I want to say those are 19s.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:06 PM   #2203
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:00 PM   #2204
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Re: VMR Wheels - Picture Gallery! If you have em, POST EM!

Loving the thread, helped me in my decision to get 18' gunmetal v710s! Anyways, im looking to get wheel locks, which ones do you guys recommend? And what size

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Old 07-30-2013, 01:39 PM   #2205
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http://otisincla.com/index.php?route...roduct_id=1091

RAD locks are confirmed to work with our wheels.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:02 PM   #2206
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[QUOTE=VMRWheels;15486129]We have quite a few people doing both 18" and 19" sizing sizing for the E90. 18 or 19x8.5 ET35 front and 18 or 19x9.5 ET33 rear would work perfectly fine. We also make some wheels in 19x10 ET38 that will work on that car.

Tire specs would be 235/40/18 or 235/35/19 front, and 265/35/18 or 265/30/19 rear.

18" staggered set v703/vb3 same thing right? is what he is gonna end up going with . can u pm me a price picked up and paying cash . thanks man
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:26 PM   #2207
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Yes, that's correct. The V703 and VB3 are the same wheel, we just renamed it from VB3 to V703 earlier this year to streamline it with our other models. Sizing recommendations are the same as well. I'll PM you with more info.
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:41 PM   #2208
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Old throwback pic!

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Old 08-02-2013, 09:33 PM   #2209
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Got mine a few days ago and finally have pictures!
Have to say, I do love the Gunmetal on the SG.
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Old 08-05-2013, 11:28 AM   #2210
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Looking good!
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Old 08-21-2013, 11:07 AM   #2211
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Old 08-21-2013, 11:49 AM   #2212
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Were those powder coated? They almost look like a matte finish.

Clean look though!
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:34 AM   #2213
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@voidopolis Those look nice on your car!

@Kevin I'm getting a set of V718's but having a hard time deciding on which finish I should go with. I have a black sedan. My initial thoughts were matte black but after going through this thread, I'm not so sure anymore lol.

I just got the car about a month ago. I replaced the amber lights to clear euros and plasti dipped my OEM wheels for the time being... Also replaced my front grill to matte black ones since taking this pic:




Also, at first I wanted to go staggered with 18.5/19.5 but decided to go square setup. Probably looks better on a sedan. So will be going with 18.5 ET35 with 235/40/18 Hankook Ventus V12 tires on stock sport suspension. Will the wheels look flush without having to add spacers and will I have any rubbing issues when I upgrade my suspension to Koni FSD/Eibach Pro kit without rolling fenders or will I be ok?

And would these wheel locks work on VMR wheels? http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Wh...I1R9SPPSQ01LXH

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Square fitments are nice due to the ability to rotate the tires front to rear, side to side, etc. I think you'll be happy with that setup. It's a popular option, and I really like those tires. I owned a set of them myself maybe a year or two ago. The wheels should be about as flush as you'd want to go without needing to touch your fenders. If you're lowering the car I can't guarantee that you won't experience any rubbing, but with a fairly mild setup like that, I don't think you'll have many issues.

As far as the locks go, I'm not 100% sure on them. We've confirmed RAD Locks to work with our wheels, but the OEM BMW ones may be a bit too large.
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Square fitments are nice due to the ability to rotate the tires front to rear, side to side, etc. I think you'll be happy with that setup. It's a popular option, and I really like those tires. I owned a set of them myself maybe a year or two ago. The wheels should be about as flush as you'd want to go without needing to touch your fenders. If you're lowering the car I can't guarantee that you won't experience any rubbing, but with a fairly mild setup like that, I don't think you'll have many issues.

As far as the locks go, I'm not 100% sure on them. We've confirmed RAD Locks to work with our wheels, but the OEM BMW ones may be a bit too large.
Cool, thanks! You should be hearing from me after the 1st to place my order.
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Were those powder coated? They almost look like a matte finish.

Clean look though!
not sure... just bought them used a bit ago... Kevin - where can I source some touch up paint for these? although, sounds like they may have been repainted / powder coated? can you tell if this is a factory finish from this photo?

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To be honest, based on those pics, I think they were refinished. We sell touch up paint pens, but I don't think they'd match that.
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Old 08-30-2013, 02:34 AM   #2219
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Looks awesome! Can't wait to see how it looks lowered!
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