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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

Damn nice looking old school rims.
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quote:[HR][/HR]oops, forget to mention the specs. BBS 13x6" with a 13mm offset.[HR][/HR]​
Sounds like they are for a BMW 320i. There should be some other numbers on the wheel, either at the center or inside the rim. That would give a better idea. Look for a number like this: "RAxx.."
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (Kevin Rowley)

quote:[HR][/HR]oops, forget to mention the specs. BBS 13x6" with a 13mm offset.
Sounds like they are for a BMW 320i. There should be some other numbers on the wheel, either at the center or inside the rim. That would give a better idea. Look for a number like this: "RAxx.."[HR][/HR]​
Ya, chapel was thinking E21 320I, but I surfed a ton of E21 sights and I'm not really convinced. And now that vdubauman mentioned Opel, it does sound familiar.
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

BMW 320i or late model 2002. Wrong offset for a VW. The wheels from a 84 to 91 318/325 work better on our cars.
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

On the Bmw 320i, There was 2 offsets of rims available. My 320i had 20 spoke rims which came in a 18mm offset, but it did have ones like yours on the 320is model that were in 13mm offset from BBS but they were 5.5 not 6 inch that you said. So the mystery can continue
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

Looking good! 13 inchers... 4 lug... BBS... my guess would be BMW 2002 or older 3 series
 

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quote:[HR][/HR]On the Bmw 320i, There was 2 offsets of rims available. My 320i had 20 spoke rims which came in a 18mm offset, but it did have ones like yours on the 320is model that were in 13mm offset from BBS but they were 5.5 not 6 inch that you said. So the mystery can continue[HR][/HR]​
Don't forget that BBS sold 6x13 wheels through the aftermarket. The set in question could be one of those. The quickest answer will come from the part number that is cast into the wheel.
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (Kevin Rowley)

Don't forget that BBS sold 6x13 wheels through the aftermarket. The set in question could be one of those. The quickest answer will come from the part number that is cast into the wheel.
Sweet, I'll check on that tomorow morning. Will be it be easy to look up the part number??
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

They didn't come stock with an opel GT. Opel had their own sport wheels. I have a '73 GT sitting at my parents' rusting away. Poor thing.
 

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quote:[HR][/HR]Sweet, I'll check on that tomorow morning. Will be it be easy to look up the part number??[HR][/HR]​
Probably not, but I have access to a bunch of BMW crazed people who might be able to help.
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

I'll be interested to find out, as I have the same wheels. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
What's on your centercaps? Mine doesn't have any.


[Modified by bluerrrabbit, 8:58 AM 11-29-2001]
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (bluerrrabbit)

quote:[HR][/HR]I'll be interested to find out, as I have the same wheels. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
What's on your centercaps? Mine doesn't have any.

[Modified by bluerrrabbit, 8:58 AM 11-29-2001][HR][/HR]​
My center caps say BBS. Got any pics of yours??


[Modified by GoFastChickenwing, 7:32 AM 11-29-2001]
 

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Re: Wheel Identification help (GoFastChickenwing)

None at the moment, they're currently on my friend's 92 GTI 16v. I'll try and get some in a few days though.
They look exactly like yours though, 13x6 and all.
I had them on my 16v GTI for a few days, I love how light they are compared to the 15" steelies.
 
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