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I have a 2000 328Ci (with sports package) and am looking to purchase a Winter wheel & tire package.

bavauto.com is selling a Winter Wheel & Snow Tire Package - 15" for $694.95 which includes:
- 4 Hakkapeliitta Q tires ( 205/60/15 ) mounted on
- 4 Steel wheels (6"x15").
It works out to $746.85 shipped


Alternatively, I could purchase the following from tirerack.com
- Bridgestone Blizzak LM-22 (225/50HR16)
- New Steel Wheel Black Painted (16X7)
for $800.44 shipped (or I could get the Dunlop Winter Sport M3 or M2 for a similar price)

Will the 15" package from bavauto.com fit on my car? (e.g. will they clear the brakes). I went up to tirerack.com and they only list 16" and 17".


What package would you guys recommend?

Thx!
 

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thx for the help Gary! bavauto.com also confirmed that the 15" won't fix.

so I can get the following package from bavauto:

Hakkapeliitta 1 tires ( 205/55/16 ) mounted on
factory BMW steel wheels (7"x16").

for $1028.87



I am leaning towards getting the tirerack.com package for $800.44

Should I go with the Dunlop Winter Sport M3 or M2 because they are slightly cheaper than the Blizzak LM-22s?
 

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Hey Dub Mon for a couple hundred more bucks you can get some nice looking alloys instead of those fugly steel wheels. Do you really want to look at those nasty steel wheels for the next 4 or 5 months?

I just got myself some nice alloys to go with my Dunlop M3s.
 

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I'm liking the Sport Editon Fox 3.




how heavy are these rims? is this a decent rim?
anybody got any pics of them on their cars?

is it okay to go with a 17" instead of a 16" for winter tires? (will I lose snow/ice traction)
 

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The quality has been very good on this wheel. It's more of a midde weight wheel. You'll lose some winter traction if you go to a wider tire, but not losing much if you maintain the 205-width tire.
 
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