Reply to Thread

Post a reply to the thread: BBS wheels and hubcentric rings

Your Message

Click here to log in

Please correctly re-type the phrase f o o t d o c t o r in the form box. Re-type it without the extra spaces and put the one space where it should be. We apologize for having to do this but this silliness helps slow the spammers.


Additional Options


Topic Review (Newest First)

  • 02-12-2011, 10:06 AM

    Schnitzers have plastic snap-ins, no prob to 150

    I wouldn't trust a hubcentric ring that wasn't integral with the wheel, though. If it is a ring that doesn't snap into the wheel bore I would be hesitant. The Schnitzer rings have large tabs that snap into an undercut in the bore. They're only 10mm thick but that must be enough to center the flange and let the bolts do the rest.
  • 02-11-2011, 10:37 PM

    I had BBS RC's, centering rings, no issues

    2002 540 6 speed, Steel Blue/Black interior, totally loaded with every option, and now with built in Stealth One/Valentine 1. 18" Staggered Privat wheels. I am loving the power again!

    2003 525iT, Silver/Black, non-sport, 18" Staggered BBS RC wheels. T boned and traded away.

    2000 540 6 speed, Biarritz Blue/Sand, M5 shifter, XM Radio Valentine One/Stealth One hardwired in, 17" style 5 wheels
    Sold but never forgotten.

    2001 525i, stock, great car that got me hooked, sold

  • 02-11-2011, 10:00 PM

    No problems for me with BBS staggered RCs (nt)

  • 02-11-2011, 09:03 PM

    HA, mine's up jackstands too, story to follow soon

    "Drive It Like You Stole It, A Sickness for Quickness"
    The Bottle Rocket "King of Spray" 2 Stage Nitrous Oxide
    Dare to be different and stand out among the crowd of me-to-cars!
    No guts, no glory! Tire smoke, not traction control!
    Zionsville all aluminum radiator to replace the 3 leak prone Nissens Radiators!

    NOS Progressive 2 Stage Controller with port injection
    Snow's Performance Methanol/Water Injection
    Dinan downloads, VAC Under Drive Pulleys
    Dinan Carbon Fiber CAI
    Dinan Front Strut Bar
    Electric Cooling Fan w/PWM controller
    NGK Iridium Plugs
    DDE Enhanced Angel Eyes, Smoked Lenses
    Koni FSD's/H&R Springs, BAV Brass Caliper Bushings
    Eisenmann Race Exhaust (from H8-Rain's car)
    ///M5 3.15 LSD
    ///M5 Sway Bars, Front & Rear
    Energy Suspension Polyurethane Sway Bar Bushings
    ///M5 Gauge Cluster Rings ///M5 Lip Spoiler
    ///M5 Mirrors and Switches
    Leather Z weighted shift knob (thanks H8-Rain)
    Rogue “Octane” Short Shift kit w/WSR
    Rogue Tranny Mounts
    StopTech Brake Lines Front & Rear
    Axxis Deluxe Plus pads Front & Rear
    Staggered M Parallel 66, Xenons
    Modified CDV, UGDO
    Euro Storage Tray (thanks Zombywolf)
    Redline in Diff and Tranny
    Passport 8500 X50, Escort ZR3 Laser Jammer
    G-Tech/Competition Pro Data Logger
    Auto Enginuity OBD-II Scan Tool
    25% Tint, X-Pel, LoJack
    PIAA Driving Lights
    BMW CCA Member Boston Chapter
  • 02-11-2011, 07:06 PM

    No, LOL .... I was going to ask you the same

    My car has been on jack stands for 3 months with wheel issues. OMG it is such a long story ... starting with a hole in one of the rims (that's right ... IN the rim).

    I also just got an Alpine PDX5 amp so I'm finally going to get rid of the DSP. I imagine I'll have it torn apart doing that for a while. But once all is staight, I'm going to go get recoded!!


    '99 540i sport, 6 spd (prod 10/98)
    Click here for Mod List

    I am a BMW Car Club of America member, are you?
  • 02-11-2011, 06:57 PM

    I've seen metal ones and some type of plastic (m

    rings. I would have to take an educated guess that the metal ones would not be a problem.
    Did you get anywhere with your cruise control and getting the car recoded so it would work reliably with the M5 diff?
    I didn't.
  • 02-11-2011, 06:33 PM

Posting Permissions

1e2 Forum