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bimmerpwr
05-15-2003, 01:22 AM
Anybody know where i can get some H&R or other good quality wheel spacers for a reasonable price???

jeremy
05-15-2003, 01:25 AM
www.bmpd.com they might not be on their website, but they sell h&r and there own bmp spacers

bimmerpwr
05-23-2003, 01:59 AM
ok thanks

WASABI
05-23-2003, 03:27 AM
why do you need/want spacers? for your car? you don't get rubbing yet?

MeAtWork
05-23-2003, 06:14 AM
I am not really technical but I know that when u use wheel spacers there can be some problems.
When I wanted to buy my car there were 4cm spacers in the back and about 2cm in the front, the steering wheel shaked like hell between 80-100km/h when I took a test drive. Not wanted to buy it like that but after the previous owner removed the front wheel spacers and alligned the wheels the problem was solved. Apparently the wheel couldn't turn wright because of the wheel spacers so I would get some good info about this.
Again I'm not a mechanic so maybe someone else knows this better.

bimmerpwr
05-25-2003, 02:49 PM
alright, thanks guys, i just wanted to offset the wheels a little bit more, but i'm not gonna do it anymore if it's gonna cause all these problems.....

jeremy
05-25-2003, 06:07 PM
Originally posted by MeAtWork
I am not really technical but I know that when u use wheel spacers there can be some problems.
When I wanted to buy my car there were 4cm spacers in the back and about 2cm in the front, the steering wheel shaked like hell between 80-100km/h when I took a test drive. Not wanted to buy it like that but after the previous owner removed the front wheel spacers and alligned the wheels the problem was solved. Apparently the wheel couldn't turn wright because of the wheel spacers so I would get some good info about this.
Again I'm not a mechanic so maybe someone else knows this better.

if you use the proper (h&r/bmp) hub centric spacers that are T.U.V approved you shouldnt encounter these problems..i have been looking into sapcers as well (more wheel options)....pm windsor318 he is running the bmp ones with no problems...

windsor318is
05-25-2003, 06:26 PM
bimmerpwr, if you just want to bring the rims you have out a bit more, i wouldnt bother. the small spacers (5mm, 10mm) im almost positve dont come hub centric, and you will need longer bolts for it.

Soldo
05-25-2003, 06:39 PM
Can someone help me, recently i've started to notice my car is rubbing, but its not TOO low, i have the PSS 9's on it, and theres SLIGHT rubbing, both front and back but i only noticed them so far on hard LEFT turns, what can i do to prevent this, ASIDE from a fender roll, would spacers help take away the rubbing!?!

jeremy
05-25-2003, 06:40 PM
Originally posted by SOLDOMATIC 325i
Can someone help me, recently i've started to notice my car is rubbing, but its not TOO low, i have the PSS 9's on it, and theres SLIGHT rubbing, both front and back but i only noticed them so far on hard LEFT turns, what can i do to prevent this, ASIDE from a fender roll, would spacers help take away the rubbing!?!

check out your rear crossmember mounts *th-up*

Soldo
05-25-2003, 07:24 PM
Originally posted by jeremy
check out your rear crossmember mounts *th-up*

?????
care to explain a bit more, what should i look for?!
Thanks!

jim s
05-26-2003, 12:57 AM
I bought my 15mm H&R spacers from these guys.

They are for my E30-M3. I have not noticed any vibrations or
shimy.

<img src="http://members.rogers.com/jmjseto/m3picts/msportrims.jpg" width="380" height="500">

They were the lowest price I could find.

Had them in stock...door-to-door.. from California to Toronto in less than 7 days.

http://www.optauto.com/webstore/product_list.asp?dept=410&last=410

Good luck

jim

bimmerpwr
05-28-2003, 12:50 AM
thanks guys

T-spec
05-28-2003, 04:27 AM
Originally posted by SOLDOMATIC 325i
Can someone help me, recently i've started to notice my car is rubbing, but its not TOO low, i have the PSS 9's on it, and theres SLIGHT rubbing, both front and back but i only noticed them so far on hard LEFT turns, what can i do to prevent this, ASIDE from a fender roll, would spacers help take away the rubbing!?!

Wheel spacers move your wheels out closer to the fenders, so no, they wouldn't help your problem, you could add a bit of negative camber but you have to have to buy adj rear control arms and adj front strut mounts which will cost $$$$$$ and you would get increased inner tire wear..

Soldo
05-28-2003, 04:33 AM
so theres NOTHING i can do then, thats weird, cause i was pretty sure that you can run 225/45/18 on a E36, lower it nicely and not get rubbing!

T-spec
05-28-2003, 04:38 AM
Originally posted by SOLDOMATIC 325i
so theres NOTHING i can do then, thats weird, cause i was pretty sure that you can run 225/45/18 on a E36, lower it nicely and not get rubbing!

It all depends on the offset of yours rims, I was runnin' 215 45 17's on my 92 E36 and they rubbed under hard cornering as well...

Soldo
05-28-2003, 04:45 AM
well mine rub ONLY on HARD LEFT turns, tried hard right, but didn't notice anything!!
also whats it rubbing on!!

T-spec
05-28-2003, 04:48 AM
Originally posted by SOLDOMATIC 325i
well mine rub ONLY on HARD LEFT turns, tried hard right, but didn't notice anything!!
also whats it rubbing on!!

Have a friend sit in the right seat then bust a hard right turn, I bet it will rub. The wheel usually rubs on the inner fender.