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  • #16
    Also available in the UK>



    At 1,282.80 for 4 tyres, I'll pass if that is OK.
    Sport Evo No.47

    My Sport Evo Restoration

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    • #17
      Sort of off-topic, but I was looking for tires for my GTR and came across this very interesting set on Tire Rack.

      1989 Lachs - sold
      1988 Lachs - sold
      1988 DS - sold
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      • #18
        Reviving an older thread but wanted to check before (back)ordering a set… I have a stock 1989 m3 over here, wanting to upgrade to the 16” basketweave wheels. Would these work without rubbing?

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        • #19
          Yes, provided the correct size wheel is used. 225/45R16 is the stock size for the Evolution models and the +1 size for standard M3s.

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          • #20
            Tyres will work since they have been developed on the M3 (the Henna red one that is part of BMW's collection).
            Styling 5, basket weave 7,5j x 16 has 27mm inset for the M3.
            The E28 M5 styling 5 of same outer dimensions but with 20mm inset fits without issues too.

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            • #21
              Originally posted by hardtailer View Post
              Tyres will work since they have been developed on the M3 (the Henna red one that is part of BMW's collection).
              Styling 5, basket weave 7,5j x 16 has 27mm inset for the M3.
              The E28 M5 styling 5 of same outer dimensions but with 20mm inset fits without issues too.
              I always thought they were the same exact 16" wheel from the E30 to E28. Didn't realize they made the same style 16" with two different insets. Thanks for the info!

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              • #22
                And nobody has these in stock… just got a notice from Tire Rack stating they have no idea if and when they’ll be replenished. Anyone in the US with some ideas? The options for a 225/45/16 are not the greatest…

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by mwagner10702 View Post
                  That is an interesting factoid I was not aware of.

                  Begin search for 16" wheels LOL . . .
                  On my E30/M3 I was running BBS/RS 16X7.5 ET20 (rear)/ET 14 (front) with 225X50ZR16 until 7 years ago and switched to BMW Type 5 17x8ET20 with 235/40ZR17 (a little rubbing on front at full lock/jounce).

                  I redrilled/inserted the BBS/RS for 5x108 and running them on my 1984 242 Volvo Turbo (museum like) hot-rod.

                  I think that you will be happy with BBS/RS in 16"

                  I don't want to get flamed, but I bought new General (summer rated) tires for the Volvo and they are darn amazing/good for that car. I am running Yoko on the E30/M3 and also very good and cheap! Pirelli also brought back the CN36 Cinturaro 185/70R15 that I bought for my 72 911S, they look amazing but costed 2.5X of the M3 tires :(

                  Too bad I don't know how to post pictures...

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                  • #24
                    BMW is selling its current stock of this newly developed Pirelli tyre with a discount through their dealer network.
                    Tyres were manufactured in week 43, 2021.
                    Contact your dealer for further Info.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by hardtailer View Post
                      BMW is selling its current stock of this newly developed Pirelli tyre with a discount through their dealer network.
                      Tyres were manufactured in week 43, 2021.
                      Contact your dealer for further Info.
                      ~145 Euro for 1pcs from a BMW dealer but also available from some aftermarket suppliers for 130-135 Euro

                      http://www.bmwm3shop.de

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by Markus View Post

                        ~145 Euro for 1pcs from a BMW dealer but also available from some aftermarket suppliers for 130-135 Euro
                        Do you have any leads for aftermarket suppliers in the US with comparable pricing?

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by windtendo View Post
                          Do you have any leads for aftermarket suppliers in the US with comparable pricing?
                          no, sorry
                          check the "bigger" tire companies in the US maybe they have them or could get them as well

                          http://www.bmwm3shop.de

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by windtendo View Post
                            Do you have any leads for aftermarket suppliers in the US with comparable pricing?
                            Guess you've already tirerack.com?
                            https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires...6P700Z&veh icleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake= BMW&autoYear=1989&autoModel=M3&autoMod Clar=

                            Seeing it's on backorder and priced at 290 USD, I'd say contact your BMW genuine parts sales department.

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by hardtailer View Post

                              Guess you've already tirerack.com?
                              https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires...6P700Z&veh icleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake= BMW&autoYear=1989&autoModel=M3&autoMod Clar=

                              Seeing it's on backorder and priced at 290 USD, I'd say contact your BMW genuine parts sales department.
                              I have these tires on currently, but just asking for in the future when a replacement(s) is required. I originally had to get them shipped from Longstone in the UK because my search in the US fell short.

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