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      02-20-2012, 03:37 PM   #1
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20" BBS LMs or 18" VOLK TE37 SL

Hey guys, wanted your opinion...

I have two sets of rims and I'm debating on which set to keep:

20" BBS LMs vs. 18" VOLK TE37 SLs

Thoughts?

I've already posted my LMs for sale in the classifieds (http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=649576) but I'm having separation anxiety! Hopefully you guys can help me quell those feelings.
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      02-20-2012, 03:51 PM   #2
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Hey guys, wanted your opinion...

I have two sets of rims and I'm debating on which set to keep:

20" BBS LMs vs. 18" VOLK TE37 SLs

Thoughts?

I've already posted my LMs for sale in the classifieds (http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=649576) but I'm having separation anxiety! Hopefully you guys can help me quell those feelings.
keep the lm's!!! unless your planning to track your car often sell the Lm's and keep your te-37's, but for everyday use keep the LM's. oh and sell me your trunk
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      02-20-2012, 09:35 PM   #3
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keep the LMs!!!! youll thank us later
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Keep the LMs. 18s are just too small and the TE37 don't look that great on the M3 imo.
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There have been many times I almost purchased a set of LMs because they look so damn good, but I just could never pull the trigger.

The TE37SL is a lightweight, strong, and great looking wheel.

With that said, keep the LM, sell me the TE37SL.
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With that said, keep the LM, sell me the TE37SL.
I knew that was coming
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There have been many times I almost purchased a set of LMs because they look so damn good, but I just could never pull the trigger.

The TE37SL is a lightweight, strong, and great looking wheel.

With that said, keep the LM, sell me the TE37SL.
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TE's will be lighter so you should benefit from the un sprung weight and they look better on the M3 but thats just my Opinion.

I am all about performance first so i would always go with the lighter wheel but the only thing i don't like about the SL version is they don't offer center caps.
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A) if u dont need the extra cash, keep 'em both.
B) if u do need the extra cash, decide from option C or D
C) track often, keep te.
D) dont track, keep lm.
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No brainer here. Keep the TE37s. I have never liked BBS wheels and LM's are no exception.
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sell me the LMs. Keep the TEs!!
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but if you track your car, definitely get the TE-37SL
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I am all about performance first so i would always go with the lighter wheel but the only thing i don't like about the SL version is they don't offer center caps.
You can get a center cap adapter for the TE37SL that'll let you fit pretty much any Volk center cap.
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Keep the LM's....sell me the Volks!
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keep both! run the TE37sl's as a winter setup and LM's as a summer setup
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You can get a center cap adapter for the TE37SL that'll let you fit pretty much any Volk center cap.
Thanks for that info sir its time for me to trade up then
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keep the te's... i never really liked lm's, but if it were lm-r's, thatll be a different story!
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keep both! run the TE37sl's as a winter setup and LM's as a summer setup
lol, that's exactly what i'm doing right now...

But it's kind of an expensive proposition to keep both rims!

The only problem i have with keeping the LMs is that the wife and I recently had a baby and I'm trying to keep the ride as "smooth" as possible when they're in the M3.
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