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E30 Kid
09-26-2010, 06:00 PM
I have a set of staggered style 5's, and I was wondering what drop would work the best with stretch tires??

post pictures and information please and thanks

cheers
rob

what kits do you recommend?

Jardine
09-26-2010, 06:34 PM
what are the specs of these wheels? are they the 17x8 et20 and 17x9 et26?

E30 Kid
09-26-2010, 07:50 PM
yes :)

Jardine
09-28-2010, 11:19 PM
this is on an E36, right?

i'm on staggered style 32's (exact same specs), and I have FK coilovers. The rears are maxxed, and the fronts have about 3/4" left. The car sits pretty low. 205/40/R17 all around. It depends how much you want to tolerate rubbing wise. You'll definitely need to roll your fenders, I'm sure you already know that. I dont have the best roll in the rear, so my rim knocks my fender every so often. I don't really have any problems in the front.

I'd say go for coilovers and dump it lol but that's just me. you can go pretty low though if you go with 205/40's

E30 Kid
09-28-2010, 11:45 PM
toss some pictures up pleasee..... can you stiffen up the rears with those coilovers?

ZiMMie
09-29-2010, 12:10 AM
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2706/4141283819_3c10461a7b_b.jpg