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      12-06-2011, 01:38 AM   #1
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What wheels / color would look best on space gray M3?

Any and all ideas as to what wheels and in what color scheme this community thinks would look best on my e92 space gray M3? Pics and suggestions would be appreciated!

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      12-06-2011, 05:15 PM   #2
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Here are Matte black VMR vb3's



335 e93 with matte black VMR 710's


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      12-06-2011, 07:12 PM   #3
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Here are Matte black VMR vb3's



335 e93 with matte black VMR 710's


VMR makes some good looking wheels, but they are also seriously heavy. I'll pass. I actually think a fully color matched wheel or a dark gray like BBS LM-R's look really good on SG.
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      12-07-2011, 03:21 PM   #4
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VMR makes some good looking wheels, but they are also seriously heavy. I'll pass. I actually think a fully color matched wheel or a dark gray like BBS LM-R's look really good on SG.
You might want to take a look at Forgestar as well... Here's a few pics:

[IMG]http://www.**********s.com/images/Products/Forgestar%20Wheels/e92_darklocust01_Large.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://www.**********s.com/images/Products/Forgestar%20Wheels/e92_darklocust03_Large.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://www.**********s.com/images/Products/Forgestar%20Wheels/e92_darklocust23_Large.jpg[/IMG]

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      12-07-2011, 04:17 PM   #5
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This is an Apex wheel in hyper black, really more of a gray.
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I like brushed silver or go diff and do bronze
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      12-07-2011, 05:32 PM   #7
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Thanks for the input all. Just haven't found the wheel/finish combo that cries out to be mine yet.
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I honestly think you can't do better than the ZCP 359's on Space Grey. They compliment the car extremely well.
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      12-07-2011, 06:28 PM   #9
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I honestly think you can't do better than the ZCP 359's on Space Grey. They compliment the car extremely well.
Avant Garde makes a version of that wheel called the M359 wheels, that I would suggest looking at if you don't want to pay top dollar for the real competition wheels:

[IMG]http://www.**********s.com/images/Products/Avant%20Garde/M359%20Pictures/avant-garde-m359-wheels-gray-335is-1.jpg[/IMG]

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[IMG]http://www.**********s.com/images/Products/Avant%20Garde/AG%20wheels/mini-avant-garde-m359-silver-e92-1.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://www.**********s.com/images/Products/Avant%20Garde/AG%20wheels/mini-avant-garde-m359-silver-e92-2.jpg[/IMG]
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VMR makes some good looking wheels, but they are also seriously heavy. I'll pass. I actually think a fully color matched wheel or a dark gray like BBS LM-R's look really good on SG.
Actually, most OEM wheels are heavier than the VMR lineup.



The VMRs are a great value for your dollar. Moving to a forged wheel (HRE, Volk, etc) will definably save some lbs off, albiet at a higher price tag.

Simply choose within your specific budget.
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My former VMR 710's were matte black on my SG M3, and they looked sweeeet!
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I like the OEM look, I love the gray on the inside of the 220M's, perfect match to Space Gray. ZCP wheels are just classic. If you want a super aggressive look, the black ZCP style wheels are pretty mean looking. I like some of the tinted brushed and gunmetal wheels (HRE & MORR) too...hard to beat your 220m's though, it's an awesome wheel!


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kinda partial to black 359M's. These are Vader Black (Gloss). I'd get Satin Black if I was to do it again. Of course after 3 days they're closer to matte with brake dust.
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Taking delivery of a space gray 335is in mid January. As you may know it comes with shadow line trim, black kidneys, black side mirrors, and I am getting 35% tints and the CF performance rear deck lid spoiler. I'm very torn between all black bbs ch-r with the black caps and white "Motorsport" writing versus brilliant silver finish. Only other mod i plan is suspension.

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There's some pics of a sg in a hanger floating around here with silver/brushed BBS LMs that look t!ts. Not a fan of black rims. The silver/brushed look will really pop with sg.

This is all I could find.

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I have matte black TE37SL on my Space Gray E90 and happy with them!

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I think silver or some variation of gray looks best. Black is overdone and looks kind of blah to me.
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No question about - BBS FI or RI-D in Diamond Black:

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Actually, most OEM wheels are heavier than the VMR lineup.



The VMRs are a great value for your dollar. Moving to a forged wheel (HRE, Volk, etc) will definably save some lbs off, albiet at a higher price tag.

Simply choose within your specific budget.
This would be a decent weight actually for an OEM wheel in its size. Of course, on an M3, this wheel would require a 30mm spacer for a nice fitment, and that would add like 2 pounds at least. But I agree, they make great designs, and yes, are a good "value" wheel.
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I hope EliseRR doesn't mind that I used his FS thread...but I think this color wheel looks great on SG
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