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      10-27-2007, 04:03 PM   #1
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Which is best 18" or 19" ?

Hi I'm new here and have place my order for the new M3 but am undecided as to which wheel/tyre option is best for the car, I know the 19" look best but are they the best for feel and balance.

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I have ticked the electronic dampers if this makes any difference to the result.

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      10-29-2007, 02:48 PM   #2
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I'd say in general handling is usually optimised for the standard wheels - think in general you get faster acceleration with a smaller lighter rim, from what I have read on other forums - but either benefit might not be noticable to the average driver - the 19"s look 200% better anyway

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      10-29-2007, 07:05 PM   #3
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18s for the track - 19s for the street

I run both on my e46 - 18s for the track for performance
and then 19s on the street for the bling
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      11-03-2007, 06:44 AM   #4
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If you want to learn anything you can just look to BYZBYZ's profile because he has 18'' M6 wheels but that car is the best BMW 3 series on the world ..........
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      11-04-2007, 01:50 PM   #5
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I say if BMW puts 19's on the M3 then it can hurt performance much.
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      11-04-2007, 04:03 PM   #6
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18's for track and 19's for looks.
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