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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 05-07-2013, 03:56 PM   #21
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Here is a link. Have fun! It gives you a ton of info.

http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/
Thanks for the link, awesome! love that site.
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Old 05-09-2013, 05:43 AM   #22
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:50 PM   #23
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Just slapped a set of style 68's on my xit. So much nicer than the 45's

are these 45 series tires?
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:57 PM   #24
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are these 45 series tires?
No they are different size wheels.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:01 PM   #25
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are these 45 series tires?
I actually swapped these onto my 330 and put the 73's I have on the wagon. I will have to take a pic.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:16 PM   #26
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No they are different size wheels.
I understand, but my question is what size are the tires on this setup? 225/4/17?
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:16 PM   #27
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I understand, but my question is what size are the tires on this setup? 225/4/17?
offset 45 n 40
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:26 PM   #28
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offset 45 n 40
not talking about offset..i'm talking about tire thickness..aspect ratio.
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:08 AM   #29
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i understand, but my question is what size are the tires on this setup? 225/4/17?
225/40/17
225/45/17
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Old 06-06-2013, 06:25 AM   #30
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225/40/17
225/45/17
That's the setup pictured with the wagon?
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:42 AM   #31
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ASA AR1s 17x8 - The wheel is cast not forged. They are inexpensive at approx. $135 per wheel, and are on the heavy side at 23 lbs each. The 8" rim width is OK for a stock replacement sized tire (225x45 17" Pirelli Neros)

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Old 06-06-2013, 10:59 AM   #32
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That's the setup pictured with the wagon?
Yes sorry I wasn't very clear. They fit fine.
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Old 06-06-2013, 03:02 PM   #33
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ASA AR1s 17x8 - The wheel is cast not forged. They are inexpensive at approx. $135 per wheel, and are on the heavy side at 23 lbs each. The 8" rim width is OK for a stock replacement sized tire (225x45 17" Pirelli Neros)

Not a fan of the wheels. I am a stickler for stock wheels. They can be found used for so cheap.
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Old 06-06-2013, 03:14 PM   #34
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ASA AR1s 17x8 - The wheel is cast not forged. They are inexpensive at approx. $135 per wheel, and are on the heavy side at 23 lbs each. The 8" rim width is OK for a stock replacement sized tire (225x45 17" Pirelli Neros)

That looks like a lot of wheel gap with the 45 series tires
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Old 06-06-2013, 06:52 PM   #35
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Well it is an xi and not a lowrider. Stock springs and shocks so you're going to get the stagecoach look. This is the same combo on the OEM 17" sport package.
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Old 06-08-2013, 08:05 AM   #36
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Old 06-17-2013, 03:15 PM   #37
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17x8 csl reps. it's a bit more settled now, this is right after i put them on and still have oem 16's on the other side.
stock suspension, but not for long. going with h&r springs soon, I think
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:58 PM   #38
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Hey guys, about to pick up some rims from a fellow fanatic. I've never gotten rims so I figured I'd see if they would fit etc without making a new thread plus, in about a week, these could be on my car so it will belong in this thread!

Here's a picture. They are ZHP reps, 18 inch, with a 42mm offset. Not sure how offset works, so I was wondering if they would fit on my xi. I do have KW V1.s so I can play around with the height.

What do you think? WHEELS!


....edit didnt realize this was not lowered thread lol. But still. Got any idea if these will fit?
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Old 06-21-2013, 06:55 PM   #39
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Here is a good wheel size calculator. These aid in determining whether new wheels will fit your car.

http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Wheel-Offset-Calculator
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:09 PM   #40
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Oz 18x8 square. Touring not lowered

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