20" wheel alternatives in 19"

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20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by wadsy » Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:01 am

Other than the standard 19" Alpina wheel for the B4 (2016) what other 19" options are there?

Something from OZ or BBS?

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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by Avtar » Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:19 am

Are you considering 'winter wheel' options or changing your Alpina wheels?
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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by CaesarBob » Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:23 am

The standard options for the F3x B3/B4 were C13's in 19" or 20"

Later B3/B4 S could have the CS17 Forged 20"
https://www.alloywheelsdirect.net/bmw_a ... /price_asc

and the Ed99's got the the C12 Forged option.

Most of the standard BMW 19" options should also fit
http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/3/F30+
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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by wadsy » Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:58 am

Avtar wrote:
Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:19 am
Are you considering 'winter wheel' options or changing your Alpina wheels?
I'm considering buying a B4, but most seem to come with the 20" wheels and I'd prefer the 19's, primarily for ride quality.

I thought the 19" Alpina wheels would be a lot more expensive than an alternative from the likes of OZ and/or BBS.

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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by wadsy » Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:59 am

CaesarBob wrote:
Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:23 am
The standard options for the F3x B3/B4 were C13's in 19" or 20"

Later B3/B4 S could have the CS17 Forged 20"
https://www.alloywheelsdirect.net/bmw_a ... /price_asc

and the Ed99's got the the C12 Forged option.

Most of the standard BMW 19" options should also fit
http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/3/F30+
Thanks very much for the info. :)

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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by B10BRW » Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:10 pm

I had a B4 for two and a half years which was fitted with 20" wheels, I had no problems with the ride quality.
My previous B3 BT and B3S BT were fitted with 19" wheels, they did not feel much different to the B4.

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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by Jonnywishbone » Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:31 pm

My opinion is perhaps not wholly relevant as I have a different car, but it is bigger and heavier than a B4 and the ride is perfectly good (remarkably so, given the chassis dynamics and minuscule tyre profile) on 20's; it's part of the Alpina MO. One would assume the 19's would ride even better but I wouldn't switch mine out on the basis of comfort. Definitely worth getting an extended drive in one (if that's possible) before ruling out the 20's.
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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by wadsy » Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:45 pm

Thanks very much chaps, good info. :)

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Re: 20" wheel alternatives in 19"

Post by Avtar » Wed Jun 09, 2021 2:09 pm

I have a B4 with 20" wheels, the ride is excellent, much better than my wife's 4 series coupe with 19" run flats. When she first got in the car the comment was 'why isn't my car this comfortable?'
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