The BMW wheel style 42 is part of bmw’s lineup of original wheel styles.
The bmw Style 42 wheel is available in diameters of 15″, 16″, 17″ and 18″ inches, with a bolt pattern of 5×120.
This is the original wheel style for the bmw series E46, E36, Z3, E39 and E38, 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 Cross Spoke.
BMW wheel style 42 Technical Specifications & Parts
|Part Number||Part Name||Part Details||Search for Part|
|85329408691||Two-piece light alloy rim||8JX17 ET:47||search for part|
|36111095342||Two-piece light alloy rim||8JX17 ET:47||search for part|
|36131095390||Wheel bolt black||M12X1,5||search for part|
|36136781150||Wheel bolt black||M12X1,5||search for part|
|36136768640||Hub Cap with clipped-on plaque||search for part|
|36136783536||Hub cap with chrome edge||BMW||search for part|
|36136767547||BMW insignia stamped/painted||search for part|
|36121116326||Rubber valve||L=42,5MM||search for part|
|36141095389||Valve||search for part|
|36121120779||Valve caps||search for part|
|36111095436||Valve caps RDC||search for part|
|85329408689||Light alloy rim||6 1/2JX15 ET:42||search for part|
|85329408690||Light alloy rim||7JX16 ET:46||search for part|
|36111095336||Light alloy rim||6 1/2JX15 ET:42||search for part|
|36111095058||Light alloy rim||7JX16 ET:46||search for part|
|36146792829||Screw-in valve, RDC||search for part|
|36111095375||Screw-in valve, RDC||search for part|
|36146774590||Valve caps RDC||search for part|
BMW models for which the BMW wheel style 42 fits: E36 E46 Z3
Will the BMW wheel style 42 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 42, and the outcome will be shown on the diagram. The strut shown in the diagram below is for illustration purpose only.
YOUR EXISTING SETUP
Above values are only examples! If unsure of your current wheel size? Check here!
YOUR NEW SETUP
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
|Inches||Original Wheel||New Wheel||Difference|
What is the recommended tire pressure for the BMW wheel style 42?
The tire pressure for the BMW wheel style 42 will depend on your BMW model. Most BMW models like the BMW 3 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.