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    a few of my 3 piece conversions...

    just thought I woulod post a few of my conversions.












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    Wow! Those look pretty cool.

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    Man, I've been watching guys in EU do these really cool conversions and always wondered how come this isn't available in the states? A lot of "Classic" wheels from the 80s/90s receive this much needed facelift to go with the rest of the car.

    Do you have a website and price list somewhere?

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    Hi flycaper!

    Long time no contact !

    These do make otherwise totally boring OEM BMW Wheels look a hell of a lot better !

    Here's a pic I collected of Style 17's converted to 3 piece



    They were a 2 piece originally so bit more of an interesting design as OEM, but look spectacular with the deep step lips and rest of the conversion !

    Hope you still have my wheel with you ?! I'll get it sorted so you can send to Paul at Ehrlich.

    Are you going to be doing these conversions yourself or with a trusted wheel builder etc?

    I have a local contact I need to get in touch with who can do this kind of work too, might be able to collaborate ?!

    Mless5 - I'm sure this kind of customisation has been quite readily available in the USA for quite some time? perhaps for other brands mainly and not so much BMW or other Euro prestige brands etc.

    Cheers, Dennis!

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    ewheelworks.us does awesome work with bbs wheels

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mless5 View Post
    Man, I've been watching guys in EU do these really cool conversions and always wondered how come this isn't available in the states? A lot of "Classic" wheels from the 80s/90s receive this much needed facelift to go with the rest of the car.

    Do you have a website and price list somewhere?
    No, Im just a private enthusiast but your welcome to shhot me a message if you have a project in mind???

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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisCooper View Post
    Hi flycaper!

    Long time no contact !

    These do make otherwise totally boring OEM BMW Wheels look a hell of a lot better !

    Here's a pic I collected of Style 17's converted to 3 piece


    They were a 2 piece originally so bit more of an interesting design as OEM, but look spectacular with the deep step lips and rest of the conversion !

    Hope you still have my wheel with you ?! I'll get it sorted so you can send to Paul at Ehrlich.

    Are you going to be doing these conversions yourself or with a trusted wheel builder etc?

    I have a local contact I need to get in touch with who can do this kind of work too, might be able to collaborate ?!

    Mless5 - I'm sure this kind of customisation has been quite readily available in the USA for quite some time? perhaps for other brands mainly and not so much BMW or other Euro prestige brands etc.

    Cheers, Dennis!
    hey man,hope all is well. I sent the RD to Paul a long time ago, I made the wheels pictured myself.

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    How do you do that?
    Just machine the lips off of the OEM hub and machine a groove and holes to fit aftermarket 3 piece lips?
    I am very curious..
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    Quote Originally Posted by fasteddie313 View Post
    How do you do that?
    Just machine the lips off of the OEM hub and machine a groove and holes to fit aftermarket 3 piece lips?
    I am very curious..
    I use an assortment of measuring tools, a Lathe, rotary table, a milling machine, a drill press, a wheel balancer, and some hand tools. I also have my workbench set up for workholding.

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    I've been working on these

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ctwide3project View Post
    I've been working on these

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    cool, looks like 2 inner 5 barrels.... (Im originally from CT)

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    That's exactly what that is. I'm building a custom wide body and needed 12" rears. The fronts will be modified 5's at 10". I'm going to have Paul @ ewheelworks make my 4"lips

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ctwide3project View Post
    That's exactly what that is. I'm building a custom wide body and needed 12" rears. The fronts will be modified 5's at 10". I'm going to have Paul @ ewheelworks make my 4"lips

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    Paul is a good friend and super meticulous builder. sounds like a fun e36 project.

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    The multiple reviews I saw about his attention to detail is what made me decide to go with his work. At the end of the day this is going to be just a track car so the wheels dont have to look perfect but, anyone who takes that much pride to make wheels look as good as he does... I know I'll be getting wheel components that are built properly and they will be safe.

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    Long long way to go but here are a few other pics of the project

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    Hi Flycaper!

    I will update my brain cell with that info ! There's another wheel in the US I need to get sent over to Paul, got confused with that one !

    I will message you soon as I have some ideas in my head!

    Cheers, Dennis!

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    Excellent wheels you got there. They all look so remarkable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisCooper View Post
    Hi Flycaper!

    I will update my brain cell with that info ! There's another wheel in the US I need to get sent over to Paul, got confused with that one !

    I will message you soon as I have some ideas in my head!

    Cheers, Dennis!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sugilite19 View Post
    Excellent wheels you got there. They all look so remarkable.
    thanks

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