E46 Fanatics Forum banner
1 - 20 of 38 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,942 Posts
:idea: Interesting question, I was at an event at a shop called AT-Speed where Steve Dinan was speaking; it's the newest Dinan certified shop in Maryland and he was asked that very question. His answer surprisingly enough was 18" wheels. He said that in his opinion the best performance wheel balance comes from a wheel no larger than 18" because any larger is scrificing entirely too much side wall. Just my two and a half cents worth. Happy Motoring...
:woot:
 

·
Carbon Fiber Member
Joined
·
642 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
175 Posts
Discussion Starter · #13 ·
Yeah 19's with 35 series sounds good. i was just shooting for 20's because that is when Dropstar and TIS start their sizing (personal favorites). I don't drive an escalade? Man i got that one confused.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,928 Posts
Yeah 19's with 35 series sounds good. i was just shooting for 20's because that is when Dropstar and TIS start their sizing (personal favorites). I don't drive an escalade? Man i got that one confused.
Why would you crap up your car with those bigass chrome boat anchors? Because they are in rap videos and "Dub" magazine?

Juss axe'n.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
20,622 Posts
Today i saw 19" Black CSL style rims on an e46 and they looked sick but the tire was very thin. Owner mentioned he had 20"s on. He didnt mention cutting anything for fittment but i didnt ask outright.

What ever you get you will prolly need to get a drop after IMO. I know I do and everyone else says it too.

You drive a 3 series, not an escalade. Keep the wheels non-chrome and 19 or under unless you want to look like an idiot.
+1 :read:
That is just your opinions. My car came with them but I get ton of compliments.

Its just a matter of taste. Do what makes YOU happy.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,176 Posts
i dont understand why on this forum, when people ask if something will work, all anyone can do is say "Why do you wanna do that, you should do this" if he wants 20's let him buy 20's, im sure he knows about the drawbacks but not everyone wants the same things out of their cars as other people. some people want an auto-x car, some people want a drag queen :)rofl:) some people want a "clean" skow car, ans someone wants a blinged out ride with huge ass wheels.

....Yes 20's will fit, and if thats what you really want for YOUR car and YOU are paying for them, then i hope you get them and u are happy.

**end rant**
 
1 - 20 of 38 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top