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2114Re: [bmw e28] Re: M535 Wheels. . those are M-System II

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  • Martin Heath
    Jan 18, 2004
      Thanks brad.
      A great help.I`ve since had the wheels repainted silver and new centre caps
      fitted.
      Regards
      Martin
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "fatdaddybmw" <no_reply@...>
      To: <bmwe28@...>
      Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 6:39 PM
      Subject: [bmw e28] Re: M535 Wheels. . those are M-System II


      > Martin,
      >
      > Those wheels are very easy to identify. Those are the M-System II
      > wheels. Since you say they came off of an '89 7 Series (aka E32), I
      > know the width and offset of them for you. Here are the specs.
      >
      > 17x8
      > ET20 offset
      > 235/45-17 original tire size
      >
      > Here's a link to information on that wheel:
      >
      > http://bmwe34m5.com/faqs/?
      > theme=1&level=4&question_id_select=255&chapitre_id_select=28&document
      > _id_select=3
      >
      > If the link doesn't work, go to bmwe34m5.com, click on FAQs, and
      > then Tires and Wheels, and then "Throwing Star" wheels.
      >
      > As you can see, the wheel is actually a 5-spoke black wheel with a
      > cover.
      >
      > Originally, that wheel cover only came in silver. Someone obviously
      > painted the wheel cover and the lip gold.
      >
      > You have a very nice set of wheels, there, and they're rare with
      > those specs. I don't see many (if any at all) E32 M-System II
      > wheels in the States.
      >
      > Hope this helps,
      > Brad Couvillon
      >
      >
      > --- In bmwe28@..., "Martin Heath" <daktari@s...> wrote:
      > > Hi all.
      > > Happy New Year.
      > > Not sure if anyone here can help on this one. Put some 17 inch
      > > wheels on my M535 but dont know what they are off. There width is
      > > 8inches and the tyres i`m using are profiler G`s Incredible grip!!
      > > 235/45x17.
      > > I`ve covered about 6k miles on them now with no adverse effects in
      > > either handling or wear. The pcd is obviously the same as bmw
      > wheels
      > > as is the centre bore. Not sure if the offset is right but seeing
      > as
      > > i`ve not suffered any wear problems i would think it`s pretty well
      > > ok.
      > > If anyone can identify these wheels i would be very gratefull.This
      > > is the link to follow.
      > >
      > http://uk.photos.groups.yahoo.com/group/bmwe28/vwp?.dir=/Martins+M535
      > > i&.dnm=5+Spoke.jpg&.src=gr
      > > Regards
      > > Martin
      >
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