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Post by Charles » Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:55 pm

ajsmith wrote:When is anyone planning to switch to winters?
I was planning the 1st November - but I need a car to fit them on :cry:
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Post by Kyle » Mon Oct 25, 2010 4:32 am

Missed this until now. Can't add prices at this stage. Will when I renew. Bloody good so far.

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B3S Touring (E46)
Wheels - secondhand set of 17" E46 wheels from Ebay (£175)
Tyres - Michelin Primacy Alpin 225/40/17 (£660)

Scorchio
B3 3.3 (E46)
Wheels - RC Design RC02 (free with purchase of car)
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/45/17 (free)

Misko
BMW 118d
Wheels - 16" standard but should have gotten steel rims as it costs ~£80 for two fittings and removals per year!!!
Tyres - Goodyear Ultra Grip 7+ 195/55/16 from mytyres.co.uk (~£300)

ChrisLux
B8 4.6 Touring (E36)
Wheels & tyres from Ebay.de - 17'' Softlines with Michelin Pilot Alpin
225/45x17 Eur400
(205/45x17 normally recommended for B
(When the Michelin's wear out I will replace with Continental ContiSport
M&S which I've had on my last 2 E36's,E39 and E53 and would thoroughly recommend)

vblanche
D3 touring (E91)
wheels : set of genuine BMW 17" alloys from Ebay (£400)
tyres:Michelin Primacy alpin PA3 91H 225/45R17

IAM Joe
D3 MT (E90)
Wheels: Secondhand E-bay - E90 BMW 17" (£300)
Tyres: 225/50 R17 (98V) XL - Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (£564) from Tyremen

PÃ¥ Taket
D3 MT (E90)
Steel wheels and Nokian WR G2 205/55 R16 91H M&S
Complete package from Delticom (www.mytyres.co.uk) £520 delivered.

X5 xDrive 35d (E70)
Unused 18" alloys off upgraded vehicle from bmminiparts £800.
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme 255/55 R18 109V M&S XL from Camskill£420 delivered plus £50 local fit / balance

Darmstadt (B3BT)
Wheels: 8x18" Alpina Classics (summer is 9x19" Alpina Dynamics)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 2 M+S 235/40R18 (summer are also Michelin Sport Pilot 2 245/35ZR19 and 265/35ZR19)

Simon1397 (B10 3.3 Touring)
Wheels: second-hand 7 x 16" BMW Turbine alloys from e-bay for £170
Tyres: Avon Ice Touring ST winter tyres 225/55 R16 for £109 each

Mr Dalive
B3 3.3 Convertible (E46)
Wheels: 7x17" Dotz Mugello
Tyres: Cooper WeatherMaster Snow (H/V) 225/45R17
Package buy for £899 from DP-MOTORSPORT

jeff4066
D3 Saloon
Wheels: Steel with BMW wheel covers but replaced the badge to Alpina
Tyres: Michelin Alpin 205/55R16
Package cost £699 from Austrian specialist MVR-Tuningteile on ebay

Kyle
B5 (E60)
Wheels - second hand set of 18" B5 classics wheels via the German ALPINA community
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin PA2 245/45R18 100V XL (unused came fitted)

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Post by Broch » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:28 am

PATAKET wrote:Latest copy of BMW Magazine: article p74 "Get a Grip on the British Weather". :wink:
PATAKET - Would you still have the article available to copy?
Many thanks if you could.

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Post by PATAKET » Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:53 pm

I will send you the magazine if you want the article that much.......

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Post by IAM Joe » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:22 pm

Broch wrote:
PATAKET wrote:Latest copy of BMW Magazine: article p74 "Get a Grip on the British Weather". :wink:
PATAKET - Would you still have the article available to copy?
Many thanks if you could.

Onzie
This One :wink:
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Post by PATAKET » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:44 pm

IAM Joe wrote:This One:wink:
I am a self-confessed Luddite :mrgreen:

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Post by Estoril Sport » Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:41 pm

Charles
B3S Touring (E46)
Wheels - secondhand set of 17" E46 wheels from Ebay (£175)
Tyres - Michelin Primacy Alpin 225/40/17 (£660)

Scorchio
B3 3.3 (E46)
Wheels - RC Design RC02 (free with purchase of car)
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/45/17 (free)

Misko
BMW 118d
Wheels - 16" standard but should have gotten steel rims as it costs ~£80 for two fittings and removals per year!!!
Tyres - Goodyear Ultra Grip 7+ 195/55/16 from mytyres.co.uk (~£300)

ChrisLux
B8 4.6 Touring (E36)
Wheels & tyres from Ebay.de - 17'' Softlines with Michelin Pilot Alpin
225/45x17 Eur400
(205/45x17 normally recommended for B
(When the Michelin's wear out I will replace with Continental ContiSport
M&S which I've had on my last 2 E36's,E39 and E53 and would thoroughly recommend)

vblanche
D3 touring (E91)
wheels : set of genuine BMW 17" alloys from Ebay (£400)
tyres:Michelin Primacy alpin PA3 91H 225/45R17

IAM Joe
D3 MT (E90)
Wheels: Secondhand E-bay - E90 BMW 17" (£300)
Tyres: 225/50 R17 (98V) XL - Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (£564) from Tyremen

PÃ¥ Taket
D3 MT (E90)
Steel wheels and Nokian WR G2 205/55 R16 91H M&S
Complete package from Delticom (www.mytyres.co.uk) £520 delivered.

X5 xDrive 35d (E70)
Unused 18" alloys off upgraded vehicle from bmminiparts £800.
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme 255/55 R18 109V M&S XL from Camskill£420 delivered plus £50 local fit / balance

Darmstadt (B3BT)
Wheels: 8x18" Alpina Classics (summer is 9x19" Alpina Dynamics)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 2 M+S 235/40R18 (summer are also Michelin Sport Pilot 2 245/35ZR19 and 265/35ZR19)

Simon1397 (B10 3.3 Touring)
Wheels: second-hand 7 x 16" BMW Turbine alloys from e-bay for £170
Tyres: Avon Ice Touring ST winter tyres 225/55 R16 for £109 each

Estoril Sport (B3 BT)
Wheels Alpina Classic 8 x 18" Tyres - 235/40 R18 95V M+S Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 For all four wheels. Bought as a set from Sytners.
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Post by Broch » Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:11 am

IAM Joe wrote:
PATAKET wrote:Latest copy of BMW Magazine: article p74 "Get a Grip on the British Weather". :wink:
This One :wink:
Thanks gents
Onzie

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Post by Peter&Janet » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:46 pm

Charles
B3S Touring (E46)
Wheels - secondhand set of 17" E46 wheels from Ebay (£175)
Tyres - Michelin Primacy Alpin 225/40/17 (£660)

Scorchio
B3 3.3 (E46)
Wheels - RC Design RC02 (free with purchase of car)
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/45/17 (free)

Misko
BMW 118d
Wheels - 16" standard but should have gotten steel rims as it costs ~£80 for two fittings and removals per year!!!
Tyres - Goodyear Ultra Grip 7+ 195/55/16 from mytyres.co.uk (~£300)

ChrisLux
B8 4.6 Touring (E36)
Wheels & tyres from Ebay.de - 17'' Softlines with Michelin Pilot Alpin
225/45x17 Eur400
(205/45x17 normally recommended for B
(When the Michelin's wear out I will replace with Continental ContiSport
M&S which I've had on my last 2 E36's,E39 and E53 and would thoroughly recommend)

vblanche
D3 touring (E91)
wheels : set of genuine BMW 17" alloys from Ebay (£400)
tyres:Michelin Primacy alpin PA3 91H 225/45R17

IAM Joe
D3 MT (E90)
Wheels: Secondhand E-bay - E90 BMW 17" (£300)
Tyres: 225/50 R17 (98V) XL - Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (£564) from Tyremen

PÃ¥ Taket
D3 MT (E90)
Steel wheels and Nokian WR G2 205/55 R16 91H M&S
Complete package from Delticom (www.mytyres.co.uk) £520 delivered.

X5 xDrive 35d (E70)
Unused 18" alloys off upgraded vehicle from bmminiparts £800.
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme 255/55 R18 109V M&S XL from Camskill£420 delivered plus £50 local fit / balance

Darmstadt (B3BT)
Wheels: 8x18" Alpina Classics (summer is 9x19" Alpina Dynamics)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 2 M+S 235/40R18 (summer are also Michelin Sport Pilot 2 245/35ZR19 and 265/35ZR19)

Simon1397 (B10 3.3 Touring)
Wheels: second-hand 7 x 16" BMW Turbine alloys from e-bay for £170
Tyres: Avon Ice Touring ST winter tyres 225/55 R16 for £109 each

Estoril Sport (B3 BT)
Wheels Alpina Classic 8 x 18" Tyres - 235/40 R18 95V M+S Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 For all four wheels. Bought as a set from Sytners.

Peter&Janet (123D gets the wheels the B3TT stays in garage.)
4 x refurb set of wheels 1 series 7 x 17"
Tyres Hankook 205/50R 17 IceBears
All supplied balanced and pressed up from PXWheels (01253 400230) £780
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Post by ajsmith » Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:32 pm

Charles
B3S Touring (E46)
Wheels - secondhand set of 17" E46 wheels from Ebay (£175)
Tyres - Michelin Primacy Alpin 225/40/17 (£660)

Scorchio
B3 3.3 (E46)
Wheels - RC Design RC02 (free with purchase of car)
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/45/17 (free)

Misko
BMW 118d
Wheels - 16" standard but should have gotten steel rims as it costs ~£80 for two fittings and removals per year!!!
Tyres - Goodyear Ultra Grip 7+ 195/55/16 from mytyres.co.uk (~£300)

ChrisLux
B8 4.6 Touring (E36)
Wheels & tyres from Ebay.de - 17'' Softlines with Michelin Pilot Alpin
225/45x17 Eur400
(205/45x17 normally recommended for B
(When the Michelin's wear out I will replace with Continental ContiSport
M&S which I've had on my last 2 E36's,E39 and E53 and would thoroughly recommend)

vblanche
D3 touring (E91)
wheels : set of genuine BMW 17" alloys from Ebay (£400)
tyres:Michelin Primacy alpin PA3 91H 225/45R17

IAM Joe
D3 MT (E90)
Wheels: Secondhand E-bay - E90 BMW 17" (£300)
Tyres: 225/50 R17 (98V) XL - Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (£564) from Tyremen

PÃ¥ Taket
D3 MT (E90)
Steel wheels and Nokian WR G2 205/55 R16 91H M&S
Complete package from Delticom (www.mytyres.co.uk) £520 delivered.

X5 xDrive 35d (E70)
Unused 18" alloys off upgraded vehicle from bmminiparts £800.
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme 255/55 R18 109V M&S XL from Camskill£420 delivered plus £50 local fit / balance

Darmstadt (B3BT)
Wheels: 8x18" Alpina Classics (summer is 9x19" Alpina Dynamics)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 2 M+S 235/40R18 (summer are also Michelin Sport Pilot 2 245/35ZR19 and 265/35ZR19)

Simon1397 (B10 3.3 Touring)
Wheels: second-hand 7 x 16" BMW Turbine alloys from e-bay for £170
Tyres: Avon Ice Touring ST winter tyres 225/55 R16 for £109 each

Estoril Sport (B3 BT)
Wheels Alpina Classic 8 x 18" Tyres - 235/40 R18 95V M+S Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 For all four wheels. Bought as a set from Sytners.

Peter&Janet (123D gets the wheels the B3TT stays in garage.)
4 x refurb set of wheels 1 series 7 x 17"
Tyres Hankook 205/50R 17 IceBears
All supplied balanced and pressed up from PXWheels (01253 400230) £780

ajsmith (D3 BT)
Wheels: 4 x second hand BMW alloys
Tyres: VREDESTEIN SNOWTRAC 3 - 205/55R16 91H TL (came with wheels, bags of tread)
Bought them in April for not much money at all :)

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Post by E24man » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:57 pm

Charles
B3S Touring (E46)
Wheels - secondhand set of 17" E46 wheels from Ebay (£175)
Tyres - Michelin Primacy Alpin 225/40/17 (£660)

Scorchio
B3 3.3 (E46)
Wheels - RC Design RC02 (free with purchase of car)
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/45/17 (free)

Misko
BMW 118d
Wheels - 16" standard but should have gotten steel rims as it costs ~£80 for two fittings and removals per year!!!
Tyres - Goodyear Ultra Grip 7+ 195/55/16 from mytyres.co.uk (~£300)

ChrisLux
B8 4.6 Touring (E36)
Wheels & tyres from Ebay.de - 17'' Softlines with Michelin Pilot Alpin
225/45x17 Eur400
(205/45x17 normally recommended for B
(When the Michelin's wear out I will replace with Continental ContiSport
M&S which I've had on my last 2 E36's,E39 and E53 and would thoroughly recommend)

vblanche
D3 touring (E91)
wheels : set of genuine BMW 17" alloys from Ebay (£400)
tyres:Michelin Primacy alpin PA3 91H 225/45R17

IAM Joe
D3 MT (E90)
Wheels: Secondhand E-bay - E90 BMW 17" (£300)
Tyres: 225/50 R17 (98V) XL - Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (£564) from Tyremen

PÃ¥ Taket
D3 MT (E90)
Steel wheels and Nokian WR G2 205/55 R16 91H M&S
Complete package from Delticom (www.mytyres.co.uk) £520 delivered.

X5 xDrive 35d (E70)
Unused 18" alloys off upgraded vehicle from bmminiparts £800.
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme 255/55 R18 109V M&S XL from Camskill£420 delivered plus £50 local fit / balance

Darmstadt (B3BT)
Wheels: 8x18" Alpina Classics (summer is 9x19" Alpina Dynamics)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 2 M+S 235/40R18 (summer are also Michelin Sport Pilot 2 245/35ZR19 and 265/35ZR19)

Simon1397 (B10 3.3 Touring)
Wheels: second-hand 7 x 16" BMW Turbine alloys from e-bay for £170
Tyres: Avon Ice Touring ST winter tyres 225/55 R16 for £109 each

Estoril Sport (B3 BT)
Wheels Alpina Classic 8 x 18" Tyres - 235/40 R18 95V M+S Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 For all four wheels. Bought as a set from Sytners.

Peter&Janet (123D gets the wheels the B3TT stays in garage.)
4 x refurb set of wheels 1 series 7 x 17"
Tyres Hankook 205/50R 17 IceBears
All supplied balanced and pressed up from PXWheels (01253 400230) £780

ajsmith (D3 BT)
Wheels: 4 x second hand BMW alloys
Tyres: VREDESTEIN SNOWTRAC 3 - 205/55R16 91H TL (came with wheels, bags of tread)
Bought them in April for not much money at
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Post by HentheMan » Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:34 pm

Charles
B3S Touring (E46)
Wheels - secondhand set of 17" E46 wheels from Ebay (£175)
Tyres - Michelin Primacy Alpin 225/40/17 (£660)

Scorchio
B3 3.3 (E46)
Wheels - RC Design RC02 (free with purchase of car)
Tyres - Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/45/17 (free)

Misko
BMW 118d
Wheels - 16" standard but should have gotten steel rims as it costs ~£80 for two fittings and removals per year!!!
Tyres - Goodyear Ultra Grip 7+ 195/55/16 from mytyres.co.uk (~£300)

ChrisLux
B8 4.6 Touring (E36)
Wheels & tyres from Ebay.de - 17'' Softlines with Michelin Pilot Alpin
225/45x17 Eur400
(205/45x17 normally recommended for B
(When the Michelin's wear out I will replace with Continental ContiSport
M&S which I've had on my last 2 E36's,E39 and E53 and would thoroughly recommend)

vblanche
D3 touring (E91)
wheels : set of genuine BMW 17" alloys from Ebay (£400)
tyres:Michelin Primacy alpin PA3 91H 225/45R17

IAM Joe
D3 MT (E90)
Wheels: Secondhand E-bay - E90 BMW 17" (£300)
Tyres: 225/50 R17 (98V) XL - Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme (£564) from Tyremen

PÃ¥ Taket
D3 MT (E90)
Steel wheels and Nokian WR G2 205/55 R16 91H M&S
Complete package from Delticom (www.mytyres.co.uk) £520 delivered.

X5 xDrive 35d (E70)
Unused 18" alloys off upgraded vehicle from bmminiparts £800.
Vredestein Wintrac 4 Extreme 255/55 R18 109V M&S XL from Camskill£420 delivered plus £50 local fit / balance

Darmstadt (B3BT)
Wheels: 8x18" Alpina Classics (summer is 9x19" Alpina Dynamics)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Sport 2 M+S 235/40R18 (summer are also Michelin Sport Pilot 2 245/35ZR19 and 265/35ZR19)

Simon1397 (B10 3.3 Touring)
Wheels: second-hand 7 x 16" BMW Turbine alloys from e-bay for £170
Tyres: Avon Ice Touring ST winter tyres 225/55 R16 for £109 each

Estoril Sport (B3 BT)
Wheels Alpina Classic 8 x 18" Tyres - 235/40 R18 95V M+S Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 For all four wheels. Bought as a set from Sytners.

Peter&Janet (123D gets the wheels the B3TT stays in garage.)
4 x refurb set of wheels 1 series 7 x 17"
Tyres Hankook 205/50R 17 IceBears
All supplied balanced and pressed up from PXWheels (01253 400230) £780

E24man (B10 V8 Touring)
Wheels: Five 8x18 M-Para's found lurking in the cellar
Tyres: Cheapie McCheap Nankang Snow SV-2 235/40x18's with important 95V loading

Hentheman B3S (E46)
Wheels: 18" Alpina Softline ( free with purchase of car)
Tyres: Michelin Pilot Alpin 225/40/18 (free)

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WINTER WHEELS + TYRES FOR B5

Post by mike finch » Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:34 pm

Hi there
i have an E60 B5 Saloon, what are my options for winter tyres and can i get some steel wheels to fit them on my B5.
Quick update i am told by sytner nottingham that only alpina wheels can be fitted onto an E60 B5, these are £495 each for 18 inch classics and complete with Michelin Pilot Alpin A3 Tyres the total is £3990, needless to say i am looking for alternatives.
Any help / advice would be very much appreciated.

Mike.

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Re: WINTER WHEELS + TYRES FOR B5

Post by Misko » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:01 pm

mike finch wrote:Hi there
i have an E60 B5 Saloon, what are my options for winter tyres and can i get some steel wheels to fit them on my B5.
Quick update i am told by sytner nottingham that only alpina wheels can be fitted onto an E60 B5, these are £495 each for 18 inch classics and complete with Michelin Pilot Alpin A3 Tyres the total is £3990, needless to say i am looking for alternatives.
Any help / advice would be very much appreciated.

Mike.

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Mike,

Think you should have more than one option. I’d check with Alpina first, contact form is here. They were always quick to reply.

Second, check for the winter tyre sizes listed in the door frame, as your car is based on 550i you may be able to use the same size winter tyres. Going with a same logic, realoem gives back 225/50R17 94H size. I doubt you’ll be able to find steel rims but ebay should be your friend for some e60 used alloys.

hth
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