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      10-01-2012, 10:03 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Kwando View Post
I use to rock SL on my DD and loved everytime I looked at it. But personally 18 seems too small to me. 18s with beefy rubber for the track is fine but why not go up one size if you don't mind the ride.
I agree 100%. For some reason in pictures the 18 TE37 looks better on the M3, but in person I think the 19s look better. They are the perfect size for the big m3. Unless you run ridiculously beefy rubber the 18s just look a little small. Not bad--just small. This is just personal opinion. I am sure there are others that would say just the opposite. I have 19x9.5 +30 and 19x10.5 +25 and I could not be happier. They look great, are more agressive, and are still lighter than the factory wheels.

Also this is unrelated, but I have found that cars that are lowered look better in photos, but stock ride height looks better in person. Weird I know, but just my observation. I am really happy wth how my car looks at stock ride height in person, but when I look at pictures of my car it looks a bit monster truckish....

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Last edited by snowmants; 10-01-2012 at 10:49 PM.