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Old 09-12-2019, 11:34 AM   #1
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Help me identify what my wheels

These appear to be style 163 wheels but the sizes are not stock so I'm thinking they are knock offs - VMR wheels or something like that? I'm not really well versed on wheels/tires but after I took off the wheels to see what sizes I saw the fronts are 18x8.5 and the rears are 18x9.5. I've attached a bunch of pictures as well.

I hit a pot hole and have a bubble in one of my backs so I need new tires fairly soon, the existing ones are pretty old so I figured I would just buy a new set. Are these size wheels recommended for a 2001 M3 vert or should I look to get a new wheel/tire set. Also if you guys would recommend I keep them then what size tires would you say? I was thinking I would get Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires as I have a set of winter wheels/tires.
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:37 AM   #2
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:38 AM   #3
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Old 09-12-2019, 02:29 PM   #5
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Those look like VMR V703's. They used to be called VB3's before VMR changed the style number to better align with their other product offerings or something.

http://www.modbargains.com/VB3-BMW-C...-Staggered.htm

The "785KG" cast into the wheel also seems to match up with the description for the load rating here:

https://www.vmrwheels.eu/eu/v703/6/vmr-wheels-v703-vb3
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Old 09-12-2019, 05:22 PM   #6
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Awesome, thanks so much that is a huge help.
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