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Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series

Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series


…contact patch and for an improved cosmetic appearance. Here is a list of common plus zero sizes on two popular generations of BMW 3 Series vehicles: E36 (most 1992-1998 BMW 318i, 325i, 328i, 330i models): * If you have factory 16" wheels with the Original Equipment size of 205/55R16, you can install 225/50R16…

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BMW Snow Tires and Rims Available at Tire Rack


…accept O.E. BMW center caps. Visit the Upgrade Garage for fitment and availability as some may not fit your BMW’s year and model. Click the "Product Description" tab on the wheel summary page to see if the selected wheel will accept your O.E. center cap. Here is an option for a 2006 BMW 325i from ASA…

Related Products: Bmw 325i Wheels | Tires Bmw 325i | Michelin Arctic Alpin
 

Tire Test Results : All- vs. Rear-Wheel Drive on Ice


…seconds. Accelerating the BMW 325i equipped with Blizzak LM-25 tires on ice also proved to be easy. In spite of BMW's Dynamic Traction Control working as promised, it took our drivers an average of 5.954 seconds to cover our 60-foot measured distance. Even considering the BMW 325i weighed about 1,400 pound…

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Tire Test Results : Function Meets Fashion in High Performance All-Season Tires


…-mannered performance tire with sure-footed wet and dry traction * Latest Test Rank: 1st * Previous Test Rank: 2nd (May '06) Vehicles used: 2008 BMW E92 325i Coupe Today there is a large population of sporty sedans and coupes that benefit from the performance-oriented handling of, and whose drivers enjoy…

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Upgrade to Aftermarket Wheels


…most cases, when choosing a larger wheel size, the tire size will need to be modified in order to accommodate the difference. As an example, a 2006 BMW 325i Sedan Base Model comes stock with 205/55R16 tires and 16x6 wheels. If one were to buy a 17" wheel, the initial choice for tire size would shift to…

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Looking for BMW Brake Pads?

Looking for BMW Brake Pads?


…level. Many of us at Tire Rack use the HPS (High Performance Street) pads with excellent results. I was very pleased with the set that I had on my BMW 325i. The HPS is available for a variety of applications. To see available brake products for your car, shop by vehicle.

Related Products: Bmw 325i Wheels
 

Spring Testing


…corners. To evaluate the effect of such modifications, Tire Rack conducted a "Real World Road Ride" and "Performance Test Track Drive" using three BMW 325i sedans. The cars were driven by several dozen people whose driving skills ranged from expert to average, a fairly representative cross sample of the…

Related Products: Bmw E46 | Camber Wear | Michelin Pilot Sx Mxx3
 

BMW Rims to Accept O.E. Center Caps


…from your BMW. Use our website tool for fitment and availability of each rim as some will not work depending on the year make and model BMW you have. Click the "Products" tab on the wheel summary page to see if the wheel will accept the OE center cap. Here is an option for your 06 BMW 325i from ASA.…

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Tire Test Results : What Honest Abe Doesn't Tell You About Minimum Tread Depths


…stopping distance compared to new tires shows the minimum legal tread depth isn't enough for panic stopping on wet expressways! Vehicles used: 2006 BMW 325i 2006 Ford F-150 Super Cab 4x2 New tests show Washington's quarter is a safer measure. The accident report read, "I was driving on the expressway with…

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Tire Test Results : What Honest Abe Doesn't Tell You About Minimum Tread Depths: Part 2 - Dry Braking


…tires provide more responsive handling, but don't significantly exceed the stopping ability of new tires in dry conditions. Vehicles used: 2006 BMW 325i Is Washington's quarter a safer measure of tread depth for tires driven in dry road conditions? Following Tire Rack's report on the negative influence…

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New Car, New Wheels, New Tires


My venerable BMW 325i met its fate a few months ago at the hands of a skidding Honda Pilot, so I got an old BMW 740i to console myself. The wheels from my 325i were the wrong offset for the 740i, so that meant I would have to purchase new wheels and tires for the summer (my snow tires are on the factory…

Related Products: Bmw 325i Wheels
 

When it's raining?a quarter will get you home, a penny might not.


…depth remaining. Tire Rack has tested the effects of tread depth on wet stopping distances. Using a BMW 325i and a Ford F-150 Supercab 4x2 with three sets of tires for each vehicle (Michelin for the BMW and BFGoodrich for the truck): ): a brand-new set, a set shaved to 4/32-inch, and a set shaved to 2…

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