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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


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Old Thu, Jan-31-2019, 08:09:54 PM   #21
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Default Re: What wheels would you buy?

Not sure a 9 inch front is feasible without a spacer, camber, and potentially rolling. But it would probably look great with the right ride height and alignment.
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My opinion, is do it once and get exactly what you want joe. If any car is deserving of a new set, as crazy as the price is, itís your car.
Iíve had 5 sets of wheels for my m3 and tally up the money Iíve lost in shipping and mounting tires alone I could have just bought the stamped set I wanted. No rush, but pounce when the right set comes up or buy new IF itís for sure what you want.
Thank you. There is a possibility of a restored stamped staggered set coming available soon. The owner is noodling it. I've been looking at some Japanese wheels as well that look pretty cool. But there is a risk that once I get them, I won't like them. Like so many things, they look better in pictures than when you get them in front of you and live with them for a while. Also there is a fitment risk. I know the BMW staggered will fit.

And thanks everyone for your input!
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Old Sat, Feb-02-2019, 02:20:00 AM   #23
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Default Re: What wheels would you buy?

I'd go JDM, just because they're badass and they're different. I could rattle off a bunch of different wheels, but if I ever lost my heap, i.e. to theft, car accident, etc. and got another E36 M3 (in Imola Red no less ) I'd get Blitz Type-01s in 18x8.5 all around, I think +38 offset. That would be beyond awesome.
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Default Re: What wheels would you buy?

Curious what the reactions and feedback is for this wheel.
D-Force LWT5 (17x8.5, flat black for a Boston Green M3).
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Default Re: What wheels would you buy?

I've started restoring the car I bought in my early 20's to look a bit more respectable as I get closer to my 40. This required getting rid of some of the goofy stuff I had when I was younger, including the 18" E39 M5 wheels.

To replace them I picked up a square set of 8.5 DSII's. Probably my favorite E36 wheel. The lines and edges match the body remarkably well.
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Default Re: What wheels would you buy?

LTW-5's were never my cup of tea. Only in wide 18x9.5 did they look ok.

On a car on stock ride height, I'd stick with stock wheels. Nothing looks better. LTW's are the best here. Although I've always liked DS1's too... they're stamped and look interesting. I wouldn't mind a set to be honest.

Other than that... idk Apex's look good and readily available. For that track look Kosei K1.
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