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      10-30-2010, 11:25 AM   #1
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Unhappy BMW RIMS NOT fitting on my car!!! please help!!!

I bought some stock bmw rims from someone locally. So I tried to put the rims on but the center part is not "fitting" into my rotor/hub (not sure what it's called exactly).. Sorry I don't know any car "terms" but pictured below are the exact rims and circled in red is the center of the rim which won't fit. I installed the front rims and they fit fine, but the back rims won't fit (staggered setup). It seems like if I sand down the circle part of the rim enough it'll fit. I have a 2008 bmw 328i coupe and the rims I bought came off of a 2009 bmw 335i coupe. Any help would be GREAT!!

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      10-30-2010, 01:09 PM   #2
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no one? .. is this i dumb question or something? I'm def not car savvy, so feel free to call me dumb.
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      10-30-2010, 01:16 PM   #3
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Flip the wheel over and take a pic of the inside and take a pic of the hub you're trying to mount it to.
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      10-30-2010, 01:35 PM   #4
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BTW, you might want to clean the tire shine or whatever is on the tire that is making it all shiny off the tread before you crash you car.

As far as your hub fitting problem, does your rear hub have an excessive amount of ruse on it? You could try taking a wire brush to it to try to get some of the rust off and apply some anti-seize to it after you clean to keep the rust from coming back.
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thanks for the advice. also, i'll try and take some pictures today
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