What do you think of these on a W124

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  1. lukather

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    Anyone got a set of the newer E class 15s on a W124

    do you think they look a bit too modern?

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    To be honest I dont think they look quite right on a 124. Personally I would go for 124 8 - hole alloys, AMG IIs in 15 or 17 inch depending on preference/funds.
     
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    Have seen them on W124's and they look ok but not "correct" obviously.
     
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    I have a W124 with a set at the moment. They don't look bad at all - and AFAIK quite a few 95/96 cars came with them

    Like the 15-holes, they are more tolerant of kerbing & abuse than the 8-holes and tend not to look tatty like the 8-holes can do over time

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    look alright on mine ...
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    They look very nice as does the rest of the car:thumb:
     
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    They don't look anything obviously different to me.

    So if you can get some at a good price go for it :)
     
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    Until I saw the pic of wagon's car I would have said no no no. But having seen them I think they don't look out of place at all.
     
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    £140 !!!

    :eek: Bargain of the Week, 4 mint alloys with

    4 brand new Michelin Pilot 205s TR15...tyres are £90 each..

    off evil bay never been fitted..

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    That really is a bargain, well done. What wheels are on it at the moment? I ask because, although they look nice, I personally wouldn't replace any authentic alloys with them.
     
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    standard steel with trims on

    I wanted some 8 holes but the ones i've seen have been poor.

    Ive got standard steel wheels with wheel trims at moment that need new tyres ...so double bargain ... just got to pick em up now..
     
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    well theyre on !!

    Thougths ...anyone..they actually look better than I thought they would. Wheels are perfect couple of minor blemishes, tyres are as discribed brand new Michelin tyres x 4 ...£140 best bargain of the year so far..

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    I know i digress... but

    This nearside wing is a replacement..not a very good fit..

    N/s is original but bubbling in usual places..

    Would you recommend another pattern wing or repair existing..?
     
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    how bad is original? If you catch it earlier enough would be better to repair original than replace
     
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    Lovely looking 124 there. Mine is sort of pink compared to that.
     
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    These alloys came up locally at the right price so I bought them.........:dk:

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    They look much better than I thought they would. Perhaps its to do with the almandine red. Well done
     
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    i think they look good too. well done on the bargain aswell!
     
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