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Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by brickwhite » Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:57 pm

I currently Own a 85 M635csi.

I no longer own the TRX wheels

However I do own a set of BBS RS 16x7s and a set of Staggered RC090 17x8 / 17x9 style 5s off a e39

I will probably sell one set for parts money.

Which would you Keep the RC or the RS?

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by tschultz » Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:18 pm

For an E24, I'd go with the high offset wheels (BBS RS, et 13?).

Et 20 RC090's are heavier, need hub rings and spacers to get looking similar. I think the subtle nature of the RS being period correct also makes it better.

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by M6smitten » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:01 pm

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tschultz wrote:For an E24, I'd go with the high offset wheels (BBS RS, et 13?).

Et 20 RC090's are heavier, need hub rings and spacers to get looking similar. I think the subtle nature of the RS being period correct also makes it better.
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by Soperman » Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:34 pm

I found myself in exactly the same dilemma. RS or RC's. Tore myself to bits over it for months, and ended up buying a set of each.

Which is the right choice? Well put it this way, my RC's have NEVER been on my car.
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by zinnocoupe » Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:18 am

Don't own either but IMHO the RS is the right wheel for the E24. The RC looks great but its not the right wheel. RS is more period correct. The RC with the deeper dish and larger diameter is probably the wheel for the younger non enthusiast looking for MORE! Just my personal preference.

I did not know the RC required hub rings, another point against. :D
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by dwcains » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:53 am

Another vote for a set of the RS wheels, and soon I'll be on the hunt for a set of my own.
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by brickwhite » Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:13 pm

Pretty sure they are et 11?

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by zinnocoupe » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:16 am

Another vote for a set of the RS wheels, and soon I'll be on the hunt for a set of my own.
Haha Same here Dean. For some reason I want a set of RS wheels now :D
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by dwcains » Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:03 am

The wheels I have now are ACT by Ronal, and they're nice-looking, and period-correct, but I like the multi-piece BBS more, and would also prefer a less-staggered appearance.

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by 86_6series » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:01 pm

My vote is for the RC 090's

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by olympia57 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:35 pm

RS .
16's just look right on an E24.
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by BA in CT » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:36 pm

RS.....

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RC's suit e34/e39....plus hubcentric rings are a PITA I don't care what anyone says....

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by wattsmonkey » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:01 pm

Following the herd? Absolutely! RS without a doubt.
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by kos » Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:46 am

How about ACT splits :D

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by brickwhite » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:54 pm

Don't have any ACT wheels. I do have RS's and RC's
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by kos » Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:26 am

i say RS :D

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by RMP » Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:36 pm

I need a full set of RS, staggered or not, for the M6, is anyone has four. I'll move this, sorry

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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by GRNSHRK » Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:45 pm

RPM, we have a "wanted" forum, perhaps you might get some hits there \:D/
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Re: Which Wheels ?? BBS RS or RC090

Post by WISE9UY » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:14 pm

+1 for RS. The wheels helped sell me on the entire car I bought. Particularly if yours is an M635csi, that really keeps it all period correct as so many before me have already said! Particularly if you are keeping the car long term, the RS will have far higher value and wow factor than the RC090's
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