BMW wheel style 179

The BMW wheel style 179 is part of bmw’s lineup of original wheel styles.
The bmw Style 179 wheel is available in diameters of 18″ and 19″ inches, with a bolt pattern of 5×120.
This is the original wheel style for the bmw series E87, E90 and E60, however it might fit other models given the specifications match below with the replacement wheel.The style given to this wheel is best described as Star Spoke Split Rim.

BMW wheel style 179

BMW wheel style 179 Technical Specifications & Parts 

Wheel StyleNrPart NumberPart NamePart Details
1790236 11 6 768 560Two-piece light alloy rim7 1/2JX18 ET:472
1790236 11 6 768 561Two-piece light alloy rim8JX18 ET:492
1790336 13 1 095 390Wheel bolt blackM12X1,520
179?36 13 6 781 150Wheel bolt blackM12X1,520
1790436 13 6 768 640Hub Cap with clipped-on plaque4
179?36 13 6 783 536Hub cap with chrome edgeBMW4
1790536 13 6 767 547BMW insignia stamped/painted4
1790636 12 1 182 759Rubber valveL=61,5MM4
1790736 14 1 095 389Valve4
1790836 12 1 120 779Valve caps4
1790236 11 6 769 569Two-piece light alloy rim9JX19 ET:392
179?36 11 6 775 604Two-piece light alloy rim9JX19 ET:392
1790236 11 6 769 568Two-piece light alloy rim8JX19 ET:372
1790236 11 6 775 603Two-piece light alloy rim8JX19 ET:372
1790236 11 6 774 006Two-piece light alloy rim8 1/2JX19 ET:182
1790236 11 6 774 007Two-piece light alloy rim9 1/2JX19 ET:322
1790636 14 6 792 831Screw-in valve, RDCGELB4
1790836 14 6 774 590Valve caps RDC4
179?36 11 1 095 436Valve caps RDC4
BMW models for which the BMW wheel style 179 fits: E87+ E90+ E60+

Will the BMW wheel style 179 fit on your BMW?

Bear in mind that it could be dangerous to run your BMW on tires or wheels they aren’t designed to fit. If you are unsure about your current wheel specifications, please check our BMW wheel fitment chart and guide


Insert your existing BMW wheel and tire dimensions, and the sizes of the BMW wheel style 179, and the outcome will be shown on the diagram. The strut shown in the diagram below is for illustration purpose only.

Existing Tyre
Existing Wheel

Above values are only examples! If unsure of your current wheel size? Check here!

Existing Tyre
Existing Wheel

Above values are only examples! Change values to view fittment.


are automatically applied below

The diagram is only for show to help you visualize your tires and wheel fitment of your new setup.

Tire Width - The width of your tire in millimeters. 195/55ZR15

Tire Profile - The ratio of tire wall width to tire width. 195/55ZR15

Tire Diameter - The diameter of your wheels in inches. 195/55ZR15

Offset - the distance from the center of the wheel to the mounting face in mm. ET20

Rim Width - The width of your rims in inches. 7.5JX17

InchesOriginal WheelNew WheelDifference
Wheel Revolutions

What is the recommended tire pressure for the BMW wheel style 179?

The tire pressure for the BMW wheel style 179 will depend on your BMW model. Most BMW models like the BMW 1 Series and the BMW 3 Series, have a recommended tire pressure of 32 PSI (2.2 Bar). However, you should always double-check this for your specific BMW model. You can find out the recommended tire pressure for your BMW, by checking the the sticker on the inside edge of the driver’s door or, check your owner’s manual if you still have the same type of tires that came with the vehicle.

Leave a Reply