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      11-16-2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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BMW wheel center cap for BBS???

BMW wheel center cap for BBS CHR's, I just bought these BBS's and the BMW center cap doesnt fit, I was wondering if there was a company that made a BMW cap that would fit these, I dont like the BBS ones.
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Another option to consider is overlays. Not sure the dimensions would work, but bimmian.com sells them.
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BBS also sells different color caps for their wheels. Black, Red, Polished etc.. They have blue too but thats ultra rare to find.

Personally not a fan of oem caps on aftermarket wheels. Makes the wheels look like they are replicas or something.

Overlay decal is your best option if you really want it.

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http://www.purems.com/products/product.php/II=77

As you can see, BBS cap size is different from OEM BMW cap size (which is 68mm dia.)

I believe your CHR wheel cap size is 70mm for the face, and 64mm for the back
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BBS also sells different color caps for their wheels. Black, Red, Polished etc.. They have blue too but thats ultra rare to find.

Personally not a fan of oem caps on aftermarket wheels. Makes the wheels look like they are replicas or something.

Overlay decal is your best option if you really want it.

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I've always liked OEM caps on aftermarket wheels. I think it tones down the bling factor a bit. I've often wondered if there was a business to be made creating those factory look centercaps, but it would probably be hard to create enough types to make sense.
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BBS also sells different color caps for their wheels. Black, Red, Polished etc.. They have blue too but thats ultra rare to find.

Personally not a fan of oem caps on aftermarket wheels. Makes the wheels look like they are replicas or something.

Overlay decal is your best option if you really want it.

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Thanks for everyones help, here's a pic.
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