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      01-10-2020, 04:09 PM   #1
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Wheels for 19" staggered runflats

Long story short, due to some circumstances I have staggered 19" tires (225/40 front, 255/35) for both winter and summer tires for my 330e, but only one set of wheels (791M). I was hoping to find perfectly matching set (8 and 8.5 inch) of aftermarket wheels to use with winter tires, but it seems near impossible to find decently priced aftermarket wheels that are available in both 8 and 8.5 inch width.

I'm not an expert on what tires fit decently to what wheels, but it looks like it's not a great idea to use 8 inch wheels for 255s. ( inch front and 9 inch rear is also not too easy to find in aftermarket; again for decent, well below OEM prices.

Any ideas? Currently, the only thing I can think of is either getting another set of 19 inch OEM wheels (both 791M and 793Mthey can be found used in either ebay.de for near-decent price) or getting rid of summer runflats (Goodyear Eagle F1, with just a few hundred km in them so I kind of would like to use them) and getting a full 20 inch setup.
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Long story short, due to some circumstances I have staggered 19" tires (225/40 front, 255/35) for both winter and summer tires for my 330e, but only one set of wheels (791M). I was hoping to find perfectly matching set (8 and 8.5 inch) of aftermarket wheels to use with winter tires, but it seems near impossible to find decently priced aftermarket wheels that are available in both 8 and 8.5 inch width.

I'm not an expert on what tires fit decently to what wheels, but it looks like it's not a great idea to use 8 inch wheels for 255s. ( inch front and 9 inch rear is also not too easy to find in aftermarket; again for decent, well below OEM prices.

Any ideas? Currently, the only thing I can think of is either getting another set of 19 inch OEM wheels (both 791M and 793Mthey can be found used in either ebay.de for near-decent price) or getting rid of summer runflats (Goodyear Eagle F1, with just a few hundred km in them so I kind of would like to use them) and getting a full 20 inch setup.
Im looking at Bola FLD 19" 8.5/9.5 with custom offset. They are super light flowformed wheels with OEM look. 9.0 and 9.3kg each.
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      01-11-2020, 12:40 PM   #3
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Im looking at Bola FLD 19" 8.5/9.5 with custom offset. They are super light flowformed wheels with OEM look. 9.0 and 9.3kg each.
Those look quite nice and are decently priced too. Thanks.
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Those look quite nice and are decently priced too. Thanks.
Yep and 2-2,5kg lighter than m791.
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Yep and 2-2,5kg lighter than m791.
What offsets did you end up going with?
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      02-07-2020, 06:52 AM   #6
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I case this helps anyone I actually went with these Fondmetal's (8x19 front, 9x19 back) they were installed today and look pretty nice in a Dravit Grey 330e. With BMW center caps they have quite much OEM 792M wheel look in them. I'll post a photo once my car is a bit cleaner

https://www.wheelbasealloys.com/allo...w/3-series/g20
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      02-11-2020, 07:29 AM   #7
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A few pics of the installed wheels. They do not look terrible when dirty (which is pretty much always during our winter) due to not having any black parts. TPMS sensors I got were HUF RDE077V21; worked out of the box and were over 200 Eur cheaper than the OEMs from BMW shop.
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