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    Any AC Schnitzer experts out there? Alloy Wheel help needed...

    I have a set of AC schnitzer split rim alloy wheels on a car i recently bought for my wife as a run around... (e36 318i touring)
    She doesn't really like the wheels on it, we both prefer the standard original look...
    - so i'm looking to sell them, but i'm not sure if they are replicas or genuine?

    Are there any experts out there who know what to look for to determine genuine or not...?

    Here's a couple of pics...





    The tyres are 235/40/r17 on all 4. (front & back)

    Any advice would be appreciated and an idea of their value...

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    I found this classified add on pistonheads & the price made me quite excited!

    Used 17" O.Z Racing AC Schnitzer Type 2 Splits! for sale - PistonHeads (Ref 598637)

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    Sorry mate but I think yours are replicas, if you have a look at the piston heads advert the studs go all the way around the rim so they split. Yours only go in between the spokes so this would suggest that yours are 1 piece and would not split

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    99 % sure there reps

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    They have to be reps, they won't split, there's a break in the bolts in between the spokes and the spokes join the rim, they are one piece

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    100% Replicas matey. sorry!

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    Just as I expected really!
    Any ideas on value? 2 tyres are brand new, the other 2 are nearly new about 6-7mm on all.

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    About 150-180 tyres are worth more than wheels these days.


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    I've just spent 220 on 2 new tyres!
    Might keep them for now then...

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    Sell the wheels and keep the tyres then if you want different wheels.

    Should get 150 for them

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