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      05-20-2013, 08:24 AM   #309
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This enkei wheel doesn't look bad price and weight makes it a good option ! Also tsw interlogaos nice idea maybe just need weights
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What is the lightest wheel and size we can run with no headaches ???
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A lot of heavy wheels in this thread. I am surprised by a lot of 18 inch wheels that are from great manufactures weighing over 19 pounds.

I miss the day of my old SSR Type Cs. They were 12 pounds a wheel. So were my old Work Emotion forged race wheels. They were like 12.4 pounds a piece. They were so light you could pick it up by a spoke and throw it a good 25+ feet. lol
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      07-15-2013, 07:39 PM   #312
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So what's the best option for a lightweight wheel 17 inch for e90 ?
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      08-18-2013, 09:52 AM   #313
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Just received a square set of Enkei Raijin matte black, 18x9.5 ET35
weight: 9.6 kg (= 21.16 pounds)







Google Docs spreadsheet updated
I have 2 Enkei Raijins semi gloss black 19x9.5" 35+ 22.8 lbs each rim with 1500 miles on them for sale for $375 for the 2 in great condition if interested . They are $285 each at TireRack.
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Where the Meter is connected to wheel rim for measuring the weight?

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      03-20-2014, 05:09 AM   #315
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Tire Rack has these:
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Question 1 Can these weight figures be correct?

Question 2 Does anyone have these on there M3?

20x8.5
Offset: 29mm
Backspacing: 5.87"
Bolt Pattern: 5-120
Rec. Tire Size:245/30-20
Weight: 16.8lbs.

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      03-22-2014, 10:31 PM   #316
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Tire Rack has these:
Breyton Spirit RS

Question 1 Can these weight figures be correct?

Question 2 Does anyone have these on there M3?

20x8.5
Offset: 29mm
Backspacing: 5.87"
Bolt Pattern: 5-120
Rec. Tire Size:245/30-20
Weight: 16.8lbs.
Highly doubt 20's weigh 17lbs
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Why do people give the BBS CH-R such a 'heavy' reputation. They are only 1lb heavier in the rear than ZCP but wider...
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      03-26-2014, 01:43 PM   #319
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Why do people give the BBS CH-R such a 'heavy' reputation. They are only 1lb heavier in the rear than ZCP but wider...
because the zcp are heavy too.
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      03-26-2014, 02:07 PM   #320
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Why do people give the BBS CH-R such a 'heavy' reputation. They are only 1lb heavier in the rear than ZCP but wider...
Because it's all relative. For what you pay, you could get much lighter wheels. They're still nice wheels, I just wouldn't buy them if ultimate weight savings are your goal.
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So what's the best option for a lightweight wheel 17 inch for e90 ?
How wide do you need them? There are a whole bunch of options.
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      05-21-2014, 05:12 PM   #322
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closest to M3 OEM size?

Hello gentlemen,

Long time lurker, first post, the reason attached below

Do you mind answering a few questions please?

1. The stock 18" wheels for E92 M3 are as follows:
front 8 1/2 JX18 ET:29
rear 9 1/2 JX18 ET:23

Why do I often see wheels with a different ET such as 35? Does not it hurt the suspension life / handling?

2. Can anyone recommend me a model of 18" light forged wheels closest to OEM size? I failed to find such myself.

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      11-11-2014, 09:03 PM   #323
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