Originally Posted by Blue Bottle
guys have to buy winter tyres for my X1 in Dec, do I need to buy new and separate rims or is it best to mount them on existing alloys, will not be using snow chains in this part of Europe
It's more of a personal choice. If you do not get new wheels, there is more wear and tear on the wheels and tires in changing them over each time. Also I think you pay more for the changeover. But I'm not a tire expert so don't know what this extra wear and tear means.....