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07-06-2001, 06:21 PM
I need to know how to stop the low tire pressure light from popping on. I read a thread one day about how to do it, so if someone could please help, I would greatly appreciate it. I will post pics ASAP and I have the H&R springs you guys can decide if it looks like the other discussion you guys had ealier about the H&R's. Mine does not have that much rake to looks good (IMO)

07-06-2001, 06:31 PM

07-06-2001, 07:00 PM
265/30 19's in the rear. They are Yokahama AVS Sports and I have used them before and was totally happy with them. I wanted a 235/35 for the front but they are on backorder til the end of the month and my only option was Pirelli PZero's and I hated them last time I owned them, so I went 245 in the front and all is well. I got them from TireRack and they were about a G for the set.

07-06-2001, 08:21 PM
I was calling wheel dealers today pricing the Hartge wheels and Yoko tires. I actually wanted to get BFG g-Force T/A KD tires, but they dont make them in 19". I think the Yoko's will be fine. They sport a very nice tread and it seems that people like their performance as well. I'm probably going for 275/30/19 in the rear and 245/35/19 in the front.

Where did you get the wheels from? Are you satisfied with the quality of the wheels? I'm asking because I was really set on getting the BBS LM's, but the Hartge wheels look so much classier, and they are considerably cheaper priced, which leads me to believe that quality might be an issue with the Hartge wheels when compared to the LM's. What do you think?

Thanks for the info man,


07-06-2001, 08:37 PM
I thought you could only go with 235 in the front if your lower it? I guess thats not true.

the wheels first, SAF
07-06-2001, 08:38 PM

07-06-2001, 09:53 PM
9" front wheel....and it calls for a 245/35. I will let you know if I have any problems with it.

07-07-2001, 12:23 AM
They give the car a very agressive look. The back rim fills the wheel well nicely. I put the BMW logo's in the centers so they look like original OEM wheels. I am certain that the BBS LM's are very expensive and that the build quality is probably excellent. Those are beautiful rims. As far as the tires go, most folks I have run into are happy with the AVS sports, and the tread pattern looks awesome! I got mine from Wheel power from a woman named Janice and paid $3100 plus freight. I got the last set and it will take approx one week to get more from Germany.

07-07-2001, 08:32 AM
I believe the general rule is that you lower it first....then get the rims.

Once you determine your preferred ride height...then you can try on different rims/tires and see how it looks and fits to you.

07-07-2001, 09:25 AM
If so, e-mail me at with price and info (3 of miles on tires etc...) Thanks.


07-07-2001, 09:28 AM

07-07-2001, 09:41 AM
If I lower the car, then determine that the rims I want dont fit, I'll be pissed because I really want the Hartge rims. If I dont lower the car and slap on the 19" Hartge rims, will ride height be affected?

Honestly, I'm not too concerned about lowering the car just yet. I'd rather get wheels to enhance the look first.


07-07-2001, 12:33 PM
If you got the 9.5 rim in back a 275 is spec (per hartge) and a 285 fits easily without rubbing.

07-07-2001, 04:21 PM
the 9.5 rims...besides I like the low sidewall. A 275 fill fith with eaze!

07-08-2001, 09:44 AM
the 19's and a lower profile tire, the gap between the tires and wheel well will appear to be even bigger. Accordingly, most likely you will want to lower the car. Now the problem is getting the exact right ride height.

Two good things for you though and me. We both have jet black cars. The gap doesn't look as big and you can just spend money and get coil overs and then you can just adjust the hide height.

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