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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 08-19-2011, 06:57 PM   #1
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Silver Green Metallic 330xi /w Gunmetal M3 wheels on 235/40/ZR18s

My 5-month old Style 68 square 17x7.5 setup's for sale now, if anyone wants 'em.

Picked up 2 sets of front M3 (Style 67) wheels...they were pretty nasty...as the first pic shows....took them to a local shop to repair/repaint them in gunmetal. I think they did a superb job.

Thanks to some folks here, I decided on 235/40ZR18s (I chose Conti Extreme Contact DWSes) - Just had them all installed today...thought I'd share.

No, not going to lower the car, either. I like the added clearance.

It's a 2003 330xi 6MT, sport/premium/cold weather, now with a Dynavin
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:02 PM   #2
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Those wheels were nastyyy

Goodlookin XI and I also enjoy the added clearance
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:11 PM   #3
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how much are you selling them for?
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:58 PM   #4
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how much are you selling them for?
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ighlight=style - Original thread where previous owner of my car purchased them.

He got them for $515 delivered. I'll do $400 delivered anywhere in the CONUS. Will have pics of them later.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:43 PM   #5
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Old 08-25-2011, 11:45 AM   #6
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Nice change !!!, congrats looks awesome
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Old 08-26-2011, 06:44 PM   #7
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And the wheels are now sold. At my asking price. Fred The Puppy...what now?
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:31 PM   #8
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Old 08-26-2011, 09:00 PM   #9
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Where did u get those tail lights? Ive never seen sedan lights like that, they look like the coupe lights!
And +1 on the rims, i was gonna paint mine like that but ina shadow chrome
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Old 08-28-2011, 11:30 PM   #10
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looks really nice! even with a drop you'll have added clearance
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:17 PM   #11
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Where did u get those tail lights? Ive never seen sedan lights like that, they look like the coupe lights!
And +1 on the rims, i was gonna paint mine like that but ina shadow chrome
They're Depo LED Tail Lights. Just about every accessories shop carries them.
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:19 PM   #12
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Nice, wish i had the bread for them

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http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ighlight=style - Original thread where previous owner of my car purchased them.

He got them for $515 delivered. I'll do $400 delivered anywhere in the CONUS. Will have pics of them later.
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:28 PM   #13
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Nice, wish i had the bread for them
Already sold. Against all odds, per Fred The Puppy. Who still owes me an apology in every thread in this forum. Though I won't hold it against him, since that would be spam. His original post was deleted by the mods, but I've retained it for posterity to demonstrate how discouraging someone's sale because one doesn't agree with pricing is always a losing proposition.

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cars are different. as are homes, gold and other things that hold value. I wish you luck in selling used wheels for 80% of value; please let me know when that deal - at that price - has been struck . I'll congratulate you and apologize on every thread in this forum.
speedster2333 has received the wheels and has informed me that he's very happy with both the speed at which I shipped them and their condition. Cheers!
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:50 PM   #14
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GoeffS, I have an '03 330i sedan. Running squared up 225/40-17's on style #105 5 spoke rims (from a 325i sport pkg). I'm thinking of going up to 18x8.5" rims,(probably style 135) My question is this: Is 235/40-18 the largest you can put on the fronts, or do you think I could square up with 245/40-18's or maybe 245/35-18's all the way around??

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Old 04-23-2012, 01:48 PM   #15
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GoeffS, I have an '03 330i sedan. Running squared up 225/40-17's on style #105 5 spoke rims (from a 325i sport pkg). I'm thinking of going up to 18x8.5" rims,(probably style 135) My question is this: Is 235/40-18 the largest you can put on the fronts, or do you think I could square up with 245/40-18's or maybe 245/35-18's all the way around??

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Not exactly a tire expert here. My tires are slightly taller than factory, and only slightly wider, and I get zero rubbing.

That being said, on my 2008 X3, with 245s on the front (completely different 19" wheel), I get a little rubbing on the inner fender well when the steering wheel is turned to the left lock. Someone else would know better than me.
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GoeffS, I have an '03 330i sedan. Running squared up 225/40-17's on style #105 5 spoke rims (from a 325i sport pkg). I'm thinking of going up to 18x8.5" rims,(probably style 135) My question is this: Is 235/40-18 the largest you can put on the fronts, or do you think I could square up with 245/40-18's or maybe 245/35-18's all the way around??

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Why do you want wider than recommended?
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:34 AM   #17
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@Geoff- ar your style 67 M3 rims 18x8 or 18x9?

@Sam- I just thought the wider 245's ll the way around would look better.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:36 AM   #18
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@Geoff- ar your style 67 M3 rims 18x8 or 18x9?

@Sam- I just thought the wider 245's ll the way around would look better.
Don't do it for looks. Wider tires are heavier and affect your gas mileage and handling. Unless you are racing, you don't need them.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:29 AM   #20
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No, not going to lower the car, either. I like the added clearance.
you are in the xi forum, you are safe here. nice looking wheels now that they are refurb'd. nice work saving them, wish they were 19s though
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