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 

Part NumberPart NamePart DetailsSearch for Part
36116768560Two-piece light alloy rim7 1/2JX18 ET:47search for part
36116768561Two-piece light alloy rim8JX18 ET:49search for part
36131095390Wheel bolt blackM12X1,5search for part
36136781150Wheel bolt blackM12X1,5search for part
36136768640Hub Cap with clipped-on plaquesearch for part
36136783536Hub cap with chrome edgeBMWsearch for part
36136767547BMW insignia stamped/paintedsearch for part
36121182759Rubber valveL=61,5MMsearch for part
36141095389Valvesearch for part
36121120779Valve capssearch for part
36116769569Two-piece light alloy rim9JX19 ET:39search for part
36116775604Two-piece light alloy rim9JX19 ET:39search for part
36116769568Two-piece light alloy rim8JX19 ET:37search for part
36116775603Two-piece light alloy rim8JX19 ET:37search for part
36116774006Two-piece light alloy rim8 1/2JX19 ET:18search for part
36116774007Two-piece light alloy rim9 1/2JX19 ET:32search for part
36146792831Screw-in valve, RDCGELBsearch for part
36146774590Valve caps RDCsearch for part
36111095436Valve caps RDCsearch for part
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.

YOUR EXISTING SETUP
Existing Tyre
Existing Wheel

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

YOUR NEW SETUP
Existing Tyre
Existing Wheel

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

YOUR RESULTS

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
Diameter%
Circumference%
Sidewall%
Width%
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.