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Old 09-10-2012, 09:34 AM   #1
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So I'm getting close to finishing the outside of my car and I'm starting to look for rims for my car. I'm thinking to do vmr 710 in gunmetal. But I'm open to suggestions. Any Ideas
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:41 AM   #2
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I would suggest doing full maintenance and cooling. (and no I don't mean an oil change and an upper hose)

Otherwise you'll have fancy wheels on a tow truck. At least you might get looks while on the flatbed! doesn't count for much though!
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:55 AM   #3
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Does your rear bumper have a lip..?
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:57 AM   #4
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Personally I like your m68's. I've been trying to find a set that aren't all curbed up for a while now.
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:05 AM   #5
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710s in gunmetal are nice, they would complement the color of your car well. I'd also suggest taking a look a the Miro 111s and MRR GT7s, they are similar style wheels. If you wanted a very aggressive wheel (19x8.5 et20) you could even look at the Alzor 725s.

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Yes I do have both a front and rear lip. And I already did a lot of the maintence for the car

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Old 09-10-2012, 02:57 PM   #7
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Style 68s look great. Why spend money on rims.
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Old 09-10-2012, 03:19 PM   #8
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^ Style 68s ... or 135s. Both wheels are a pain to clean but look classy.
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Yes I do have both a front and rear lip. And I already did a lot of the maintence for the car

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highly doubt it. whens the last time you replaced your entire cooling system? engine/transmission mounts? exhaust hangars? how about oxygen sensors. resealed disa? vanos seals? caliper bushings? fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel pump relay? battery? spark plugs? coilpack boots? gummipflege door deals? transmission fluid/fluid and filter? fan/fan clutch? camshaft position sensors? differential fluid? shocks/struts? fcabs/rtabs? a and c pillar panels? sunroof clips?, dissassembled and cleaned projector hardware? oil filter housing gasket? pulleys? belts?

just to name a few things.

point is you're new and you need to learn money can be better spent elsewhere. if you insist on wheels, stock is great.
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V710s in Gunmetal isn't a bad choice at all! I'd say stick with your instinct on this one and go with those. Back in the day I had a set on for a bit on my E46, which really matched up well, so I'd consider doing that again in your case!


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V710s in Gunmetal isn't a bad choice at all! I'd say stick with your instinct on this one and go with those. Back in the day I had a set on for a bit on my E46, which really matched up well, so I'd consider doing that again in your case!


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Couldn't agree more

Your Style 68s do look great, but mesh design wheels really do look great on E46s. We also do wheel and tire packages if you are interested!
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highly doubt it. whens the last time you replaced your entire cooling system? engine/transmission mounts? exhaust hangars? how about oxygen sensors. resealed disa? vanos seals? caliper bushings? fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel pump relay? battery? spark plugs? coilpack boots? gummipflege door deals? transmission fluid/fluid and filter? fan/fan clutch? camshaft position sensors? differential fluid? shocks/struts? fcabs/rtabs? a and c pillar panels? sunroof clips?, dissassembled and cleaned projector hardware? oil filter housing gasket? pulleys? belts?

just to name a few things.

point is you're new and you need to learn money can be better spent elsewhere. if you insist on wheels, stock is great.
I agree maintenance is priority with the e46. Your gonna need the money to replace other parts. But exhaust hangers? Lol. At what point do you suggest engine and trans mounts be replaced?
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:21 PM   #13
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Did majority of the cooling system except the water pump but I got a factory warranty on that just did my disa and fuel pump and fuel pump relay did the fuel filter brakes pads and rotors. Did gummipflege on the doors and had my sunroof visor removed. I'm doing the plugs and coilpacks soon but there still good. and my belts and all my mounts were still in good shape. Also did both intake boots and did new filters. You don't gotta say basic maintenance. I'm just asking what looks good for wheels for my car
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Just did my wheels like this, and am really happy.
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Old 09-24-2012, 05:18 PM   #17
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Can I have your stock type 68s?
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what kind of front splitter do you have i like it
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