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      10-12-2012, 02:56 PM   #24
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Drives: '13 E92 M3
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Originally Posted by kerkiraios00 View Post
Very nice, like the rims.. Why did you go with that set up? How much are the wheels?
Thanks. I think they retail for around $1300 ea for 18". My Reasons:

1 - I have always loved the R43's since seeing them on IND's Gold Rush Project and fall-line motorsports cars. They have an aggressive, track look to them. See this thread:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...egon+gold+rush

2 - I wanted 18's after installing coilovers which made the car stiffer and lower. 18's look great on lowered cars and the extra side-wall on the tires is welcome. I'm not a big fan of 18's on cars that aren't lowered significantly.

3 - They are light, strong, and I like how they look.

4 - They have big brake clearance (380mm) and I hope to upgrade my brakes at some point.
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'13 E92 M3 - Alpine Wht - Ohlins TTX, Fall-Line / SPL Suspension Arms, Eibach Sways, MRF Solid SF Bush, AP Racing Brakes (Essex), Cobra Seats w/BK Mount, Akrapovic GT4, CSF Cooling, VPhreaks Battery, OE M3 GTS - Lip and Interior, M235ir Wing, Varis Diffuser, BBS E88
'17 F31 M-Sport - 513M Wheels, H&R Springs
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