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Hello. I have a BMW 5 series on 19 inch rims with run flats that have been a constant headache. I am now on my third set of tyres in 15 months due to damage caused by pot holes. Looking to replace with 17 inch rims. Ideally same design - B Spoke. Quoted £1300 from BMW - looking for reconditioned or second hand. Your advice appreciated. Thanks
Just to add, they have 5 studs and I have a photo to email you if helpful. Need to know precise sizing of the 17 inch rims I need, offset etc and good source for where I can buy reconditioned/second hand
can you please clarify what type of advice you are seeking about this?
Hello Steve, I am struggling to find out either from BMW or elsewhere the precise spec of wheel rims I need to search for and where I might get them from - that is the advice I am seeking.
Look forward to hearing from you.
HelloOk your current 19" rim will have a 5 stud mounting on a 120 PCD ( pitch circle diameter) if its 8.5" wide ( 245 size tyre) it'll have an offset of 33mm or if its the 9" wide rim ( 275 size tyre) it'll be a 44 offset both have a 72.6mm counterbore / central holenow the correct offset for a 17" x 7" wide rim is 35 mmand this is a standard size wheel as fitted to the smaller engine 5 series from this same year and earlierone of the cheapest places to find a set of wheels often with tyres fitted is on Ebayand I'd also suggest contacting the specialist BMW breakershttp://bmw-breakers.co.uk/orhttp://www.shropshirebmwparts.co.uk/