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      07-29-2009, 03:34 PM   #1
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opinions?

Hey guys, im looking at a set of 20" lipped rims for my e93, and came across these:

http://www.mhtwheels.com/wheel.cfm?cat=317
http://www.mhtwheels.com/images/gall...-STILETO-B.jpg

I'm not looking for a performance rim, just a strong forged rim that looks good. They seemed to be priced not badly for around $5K Canadian (inc. rubber) locally.

Any thoughts, or suggestions as to other options? I dont really want to spend much more than that...
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Nice design, but I wouldn't spend 5k for a set of MHT wheels...

Try Klassen or DPE, or HRE instead.

Just my .02
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They look good - dont know anything about MHT though - price seems reasonable since it includes rubber and in CDN$.

I think that design would look good on your JzB E93! Let us know what you do and will have to check them out at a future meet.
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Nice design, but I wouldn't spend 5k for a set of MHT wheels...

Try Klassen or DPE, or HRE instead.

Just my .02
Don't know about Klassen pricing, but DPE and HRE are all like $7000-9000+CDN with rubber....not going to justify that on something I could bend going over a nasty pothole.

Anything that could SERIOUSLY be worth looking at for $5K or less?
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Don't know about Klassen pricing, but DPE and HRE are all like $7000-9000+CDN with rubber....not going to justify that on something I could bend going over a nasty pothole.

Anything that could SERIOUSLY be worth looking at for $5K or less?
Crap, didn't realize you guys got screwed that bad on the price of U.S. aftermarket parts!

Do you have access to a VOLK wheel dealer in your area?
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For more cost effective solution I'd go Work or DPE
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Are Work or DPE around the $1000/rim price range? for 20s
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Crap, didn't realize you guys got screwed that bad on the price of U.S. aftermarket parts!

Do you have access to a VOLK wheel dealer in your area?
Volk does polished lip rims??

If I had the coupe or even sedan, I'd go for more racing style rims, but with the E93 I prefer a GT style rim
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WORK wheels
Those look sweet man.... specs? (model/size)
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Are Work or DPE around the $1000/rim price range? for 20s
So you are 100% sure you want to go with 20's?
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So you are 100% sure you want to go with 20's?
yeah if i wanted 19s it stick with my stock ones which i think are a great look as it is...
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As for the op original links, I didn't like them.
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Are Work or DPE around the $1000/rim price range? for 20s
Some models are.

Check out these two sites and tell me if there is a design you like:

http://www.dpe-wheels.com/

http://www.workwheel.com/
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This looks awsome:

http://www.workwheelsusa.com/media/g...3/206_full.JPG

http://www.workwheelsusa.com/product...ry=23&wheel=48

in the black polish finish
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Third option from a very good modular wheel company:

http://www.forgeline.com/index.php
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Third option from a very good modular wheel company:

http://www.forgeline.com/index.php
Okay from these guys:
http://www.forgeline.com/products/pr...ries/so3p.html

This one in gloss black is nice!!
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I sent an e-mail to one of my WORK wheel distributor contacts, for pricing on that wheel in an E9x M3 fitment.

Should hear back from him sometime later today...
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I sent an e-mail to one of my WORK wheel distributor contacts, for pricing on that wheel in an E9x M3 fitment.

Should hear back from him sometime later today...
Thanks, I appreciate it!
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