BMW M3 Forum
BMW M3 Forum BMW M3 Gallery BMW M3 Reviews BMW M3 Social Groups BMW M3 Chat M3Forum Sponsors >>
Loading


Mobile M3forum
Go Back   BMW M3 Forum.com (E30 M3 | E36 M3 | E46 M3 | E92 M3 | F80/X) > BMW M3 Discussions > E36 M3 (1992-1999)
Tire Rack Buy Winter Tires Now!
Not a member? Register Now!
Register Gallery All Albums Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Calendar FAQ

E36 M3 (1992-1999) {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
Total Produced: 71,212 - Years Produced: 1992 to 1999


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 12:45:01 AM   #1
JitteryJoe
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 901
In the garage:
Reputation: 0 JitteryJoe is on a distinguished road
Location: Seattle

United States




Default BMW Wheels No Longer Available

I was looking to buy a new set of wheels and I've been leaning toward the 5 spoke painted and stamped wheels. I see the rears are still available (36112227360) but the fronts are not (36112227350). This must have happened recently.

Does anyone know if this is temporary? If not, I'll send an email to Tischer or something.

Thanks,
--Joe
__________________
My Techno Violet E36 M3 Journal
Jump to top JitteryJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Register now and remove these ads
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 01:19:49 AM   #2
westopher
Registered User
 
westopher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 4,300
Reputation: 0 westopher is on a distinguished road
Location: Vancouver

Canada




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

The rears were also not available for a while until recently (last 3 months or so)
Hopefully the fronts go back into production.
__________________

98 m3, techno/anthrazit cloth, 109k and officially worthless. 2000 323i touring, silver/grey/sport pack, 175k and officially boring.
Member journal. http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=491859
Jump to top westopher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 01:42:05 AM   #3
cblock
Registered User
 
cblock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 966
In the garage:
Reputation: 0 cblock is on a distinguished road
Location: PNW

United States




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

The square setups look great, maybe it’s fate?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
Cblock

Jump to top cblock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 01:55:38 AM   #4
Braymond141
Registered User
 
Braymond141's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 21,102
In the garage:
Reputation: 0 Braymond141 is an unknown quantity at this point
Location: Oakhurst, CA

United States




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

The rears they just completed a large batch on a few months ago. There are ~200 iirc... I posted it here a month ago.

The fronts have no production date set... which is not a good thing if you expect to get fronts anytime soon (if ever).
Jump to top Braymond141 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 12:48:21 PM   #5
Richardsperry
95 SC M3
 
Richardsperry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Age: 62
Posts: 4,399
Reputation: 0 Richardsperry is on a distinguished road
Location: Eldersburg, MD

United States




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

Why wouldn't you just get 4 rears and call it a day?
__________________
No matter where you go, there you are!
Jump to top Richardsperry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 01:31:45 PM   #6
JitteryJoe
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 901
In the garage:
Reputation: 0 JitteryJoe is on a distinguished road
Location: Seattle

United States




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

Quote:
Originally Posted by Richardsperry View Post
Why wouldn't you just get 4 rears and call it a day?
Yes, that is a possibility but I had not really considered going to a square setup. It may just be a lack of education on my part as to the benefit vs. downside of doing so. I know the look and feel of the stock setup so that was a safe choice.
Of course a another option is to go with non-oem wheels (although finding the right wheel design could be painful). What to do, what to do ...
__________________
My Techno Violet E36 M3 Journal
Jump to top JitteryJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 03:17:56 PM   #7
M_Parallel
Mr. OEM
 
M_Parallel's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 2,550
Reputation: 0 M_Parallel is on a distinguished road
Location: Home Court

Netherlands




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

I'm really surprised they still produce (some) of these. I thought all was all stock from back in the days.

I have doubted so many times ordering a new set for the M3 just to have a set of correct wheels for it. But I would want a set from 1997-99, not some newer produced version.

Is it even made by the same supplier to the same standard? I've read more than once that the finish was not what it was 20 years ago.
__________________

'98 M3 3.2 SMG Cabrio • Alpinweiß III auf Schwarz • Deutschland-ausführung
Jump to top M_Parallel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 03:29:04 PM   #8
lcrain
Registered User
 
lcrain's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,258
Reputation: 0 lcrain is on a distinguished road

United States




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

Quote:
Originally Posted by JitteryJoe View Post
Yes, that is a possibility but I had not really considered going to a square setup. It may just be a lack of education on my part as to the benefit vs. downside of doing so. I know the look and feel of the stock setup so that was a safe choice.
Of course a another option is to go with non-oem wheels (although finding the right wheel design could be painful). What to do, what to do ...
IMO, there are only benefits from going to a square setup. Look better (to me), reduce understeer, allows for tire rotation front to rear. If you like the look, I would not hesitate to go square. I am running square ds2 on my street car and run 17x9 apex arc-8 on the race car.
Jump to top lcrain is online now   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 03:44:50 PM   #9
westopher
Registered User
 
westopher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 4,300
Reputation: 0 westopher is on a distinguished road
Location: Vancouver

Canada




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

Keep in mind fitment isn’t straight bolt up depending on your suspension setup.
KWs would need a 12mm spacer, then you are looking at 17x8.5et29 up front. You would need rolled fenders and/or camber plates at that setup.
__________________

98 m3, techno/anthrazit cloth, 109k and officially worthless. 2000 323i touring, silver/grey/sport pack, 175k and officially boring.
Member journal. http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=491859
Jump to top westopher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Thu, Jan-03-2019, 05:15:29 PM   #10
JitteryJoe
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 901
In the garage:
Reputation: 0 JitteryJoe is on a distinguished road
Location: Seattle

United States




Default Re: BMW Wheels No Longer Available

Quote:
Originally Posted by westopher View Post
Keep in mind fitment isn’t straight bolt up depending on your suspension setup.
KWs would need a 12mm spacer, then you are looking at 17x8.5et29 up front. You would need rolled fenders and/or camber plates at that setup.
Yeah, not really interested in rolling the fenders. I have camber plates and running Motion Control struts with 6 inch springs and 12 mm spacers in the front. I don't want to end up in fitment hell here. The other thing is with the current MCS struts and rear dampers, and the spring setup, the car sits quite low. Not sure how that plays into it.

I guess I can lift the car, swap positions on the front and rear contours, and see how the larger rears fit on the front.
__________________
My Techno Violet E36 M3 Journal

Last edited by JitteryJoe; Thu, Jan-03-2019 at 07:32:05 PM.
Jump to top JitteryJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT. The time now is 02:24:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
M3Forum.com and M3forum.net is in no way sponsored, endorsed or affiliated by or with BMW NA / BMW AG or any of it's subsidiaries or vendors.
BMW and M3 (E90 M3 | E92 M3 | E93 M3 | E46 M3 | E36 M3 | E30 M3) are registered trademarks of BMW AG.
M3Forum Terms of Service
Copyright ©1999-2017 M3Forum.com
Discussing BMW Wheels No Longer Available in the E36 M3 (1992-1999) Forum - {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
Total Produced: 71,212 - Years Produced: 1992 to 1999 at BMW M3 Forum.com (E30 M3 | E36 M3 | E46 M3 | E92 M3 | F80/X)