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Old 06-02-2002, 08:45 PM   #1
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Anyone regret getting 18's or 19's? for any reason?

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Old 06-02-2002, 08:50 PM   #2
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Yes. Looks too small. I WANT 20s!!!!!!!!!!!!! (And of course a bigger engine to move those suckers.)
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Old 06-02-2002, 08:56 PM   #3
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Sometimes I wish I had some lightweight 18's (only becuase the classics weigh around 30 lbs a piece.) But I don't know if i could downsize now since i have had a taste of the darkside. The 19s just look soooo goood.
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Old 06-02-2002, 08:57 PM   #4
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Some light weight forged 3 piece 19s!!!
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Old 06-02-2002, 09:06 PM   #5
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Regret getting Hamann PGII 19s. Should of go for some light 19s wheels. Or go for 20s PGIII
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Old 06-02-2002, 09:09 PM   #6
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Regret getting 18" PG2... too heavy and almost anyone has them, just like BMW OEM wheels....
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Old 06-02-2002, 09:09 PM   #7
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Some light weight forged 3 piece 19s!!!
Can I borrow your money tree for a week?
I will give it back....promise
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Old 06-02-2002, 09:46 PM   #8
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i just got some 18's kinda pissed that they arent 19's
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Old 06-02-2002, 09:48 PM   #9
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I've had 18's for quite a while, and I love 'em!!
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Old 06-03-2002, 01:11 AM   #10
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Old 06-03-2002, 02:01 AM   #11
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19s...the damn HREs look so good...yet they're so heavy...I wish I can have my 18s back...
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Old 06-03-2002, 08:10 PM   #12
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I got 18s - on the downside, performance wise, on really rough roads and some road trips I wish I had more sidewall.

Looks wise, I think 19s make a huge difference.

But on the upside, I got much better looks, a far lighter rim (18p vs 25p for 17inch type 44), and greatly inproved handling.

For me the clincher is the effect of the rim on unsprung weight because thats a big performance factor that sets the e46 apart from the rest.
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Old 06-03-2002, 08:19 PM   #13
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I got 18s - on the downside, performance wise, on really rough roads and some road trips I wish I had more sidewall.

Looks wise, I think 19s make a huge difference.

But on the upside, I got much better looks, a far lighter rim (18p vs 25p for 17inch type 44), and greatly inproved handling.

For me the clincher is the effect of the rim on unsprung weight because thats a big performance factor that sets the e46 apart from the rest.
18 lbs for an 18" wheel? That's pretty light. Wonder what kind of rims you have.
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Old 06-03-2002, 11:18 PM   #14
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Rides 100% better than my friends e46 with 2 piece RCs (lace) weighing about 25 pounds.

They arent so common, have a bit of dish and match the car nicely. Just need to decide on lowering solution before posting pics.
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Old 06-03-2002, 11:58 PM   #15
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I got some forged 19's sitting at home...waiting for the M3 to come in. Was thinking about taking the rims to the dealer and driving off the lot like that. hahahaha
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