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Offline domino

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Hi guys

Ever since buying my car, ive been toying up whether to change the wheels

Call it the mod bug, as every car ive had ive always mod'd is straight away

I have yet to come across a wheel i believe really suits the M3, and as such keep going back to the CSL wheels

Is there anywhere in Aus where i could source a cheap set of CSL or the M3 CS (USA ZCP) wheels - same design just different manufacturing process i believe

I dont mind how bad condition they are in (as long as they're still round), as i want to change the colour anyway

any help appreciated

thanks
sam



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I would buy them from o/s, you will save so much money.

turner motorsport or tischer bmw would be your best bet for genuine ZCP



Offline 360c

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I had  CSL that I bought new and sold about 12 months ago. I bought a second set of wheels that I had finished in "black chrome". As I recall the wheels were under $4k from the dealer which is pretty reasonable. I doubt that you could do better importing from OS yourself with recent currency movements.

There is also an aftermarket CSL "copy" available which IMHO just doesn't look quite right. Cheaper again; but I would always wish that I bought the real thing.



Offline Aircon

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I had  CSL that I bought new and sold about 12 months ago. I bought a second set of wheels that I had finished in "black chrome". As I recall the wheels were under $4k from the dealer which is pretty reasonable. I doubt that you could do better importing from OS yourself with recent currency movements.

There is also an aftermarket CSL "copy" available which IMHO just doesn't look quite right. Cheaper again; but I would always wish that I bought the real thing.

speaking of currency, the pound is almost back to where it was when i bought the 328.




Offline B2

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speaking of currency, the pound is almost back to where it was when i bought the 328.



You planning on shopping again??



Offline Aircon

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You planning on shopping again??

lol...nah.

i'm  a little short on garage space as it is.




Offline 360c

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speaking of currency, the pound is almost back to where it was when i bought the 328.



I haven't looked lately I must admit.



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Offline CortinaD


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I had  CSL that I bought new and sold about 12 months ago. I bought a second set of wheels that I had finished in "black chrome". As I recall the wheels were under $4k from the dealer which is pretty reasonable. I doubt that you could do better importing from OS yourself with recent currency movements.

There is also an aftermarket CSL "copy" available which IMHO just doesn't look quite right. Cheaper again; but I would always wish that I bought the real thing.

Factory your fronts obviously were 8.5, was the 2nd set you got 8"






Offline Aircon

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I have :cool:

 :woohoo:

in a way it nice knowing the cost of my car increased by $40k....but oh well.

i reckon with how soft the prices in the UK are now i could do the same thing for $70k now.




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