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I know, search. I tried to, and have in the past, but cant seem to come up with an answer.

Found a set of w210 e55 monoblock reps(I belive they are reps) for sale.


I was thinking about picking them up but they are et29, 18x8 and I'm not
sure if that will fit my 91 300e.

If anyone has an oem set of monoblocks or aero II they want to sell, lmk!
 

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I know, search. I tried to, and have in the past, but cant seem to come up with an answer.

Found a set of w210 e55 monoblock reps(I belive they are reps) for sale.


I was thinking about picking them up but they are et29, 18x8 and I'm not
sure if that will fit my 91 300e.

And are reps really that bad? I cant ever seem to find an oem set of monoblocks.
If anyone has an oem set the want to sell, lmk!
Or a set of Aero IIs..
ET29 is no go I'm afriad. You could get 30's on there but thats about the limit and you would probably find with that width you would have some rubbing issues on the guards.
Optimal size for 300 is 17 x 7.5inch with an ET around the 35 mark.
We have copies here in Oz for $900 a set in those exact specs.
A thought though would be have a look for some 16 inch monoblocks which are less popular in that offset range. ou can then have a slightly bigger firewall than you could on 17's and get a little more ride comfort.
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Here's my W124 with 18 inch AMG wheels



They are 18x8.5 inch ET35 with 235x40 tyres.

The left front wheel rubs against the strut occasionally.
I took them off. Makes the car steer like a go-kart with go kart comfort. Put my 15inch 8 hole wheels back on.
 

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et29 would require virtually no tire size, so could technically work, maybe,
but there is not a chance you'd be happy after the first photoshoot. :)
 

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You can stuff giant rim, skinny sidewall tires on just about any car. And if you're after looks, then that's your choice. Now, everyday driving of a car set up that way is an entirely different story. There will be issues of rubbing, harsh ride etc. If you want to live with that, knock your lights out..it's your car. Keep in mind what all this is doing to stress the wheel bearings and other major suspension components, not to mention all the additional un-sprung weight and negative impact on braking performance.

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C'Mon, you know you want these :D

 

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Here's my W124 with 18 inch AMG wheels



They are 18x8.5 inch ET35 with 235x40 tyres.

The left front wheel rubs against the strut occasionally.
I took them off. Makes the car steer like a go-kart with go kart comfort. Put my 15inch 8 hole wheels back on.
Finally got to see a picture of your ride !
 

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speaking of wheels fitting, I've got some new-to-me E430 wheels on the wagon. Recently fitted with Bilstein Sports, H&R's and 4 bump pads, the front is lower than I expected, about 24.5 inches through the wheel centerline.

Wheels are 7.5x17s with a 37mm offset. Tires are 205/50 Michelins. On major bumps and right hand turns at speed, I've got the tire rubbing on the fender. Been rolling it little by little, but it seems that if I even grind the inner lip off, I'll still have contact.

Any thoughts?
 

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