Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > maXimum Tech > Audio/Sound
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 05-11-2002, 11:47 AM   #1
djcontra
Gets Blown Daily
 
djcontra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Scarghetto
Posts: 6,129
Send a message via ICQ to djcontra Send a message via MSN to djcontra Send a message via Yahoo to djcontra
Arrow Can anyone explain tire stretching??

I read about something called Tire Stretching on oversized rims. What exactly is being done, and why?

thanks
__________________

'94 Supercharged E36 325is (150,000 original km's)
Mods
-Vortech V9 G-Trim @ ~10psi w/ BOV
-Shortstack headers
-Vortech RRFPR
-255LPH Walbro fuel pump
-TEIN SS Coilovers w/ Pillowball mounts
-Keskin KT1 17x8.5 & 17x10
-Remus full catback
-Authentic Rieger Infinity I body kit
-SMT6 EMS (Untuned)

djcontra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2002, 12:01 PM   #2
'88 325e
5th Gear Member
 
'88 325e's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Niagara Falls, On, Canada
Posts: 989
I have noticed alot of cars in Europe have really wide wheels and narrow tires so the sidewall curves around the fenders. So i'm curious is this it?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg e30wagon011.jpg (95.2 KB, 111 views)
__________________
Hey guys/gals!,

Randy(empowerd), Kevin(straight_6), and I (Dave aka:'88 325e) started up Bimmercruize '01. Bimmercruize '02 is on Sunday August 11th! So if you need details about the show please contact us!
L8R,
Dave
'88 325e is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2002, 01:27 PM   #3
djcontra
Gets Blown Daily
 
djcontra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Scarghetto
Posts: 6,129
Send a message via ICQ to djcontra Send a message via MSN to djcontra Send a message via Yahoo to djcontra
yeah that's it!
is it so the tire doesn't rub?

i wish i could get wheels like that
i love that look
__________________

'94 Supercharged E36 325is (150,000 original km's)
Mods
-Vortech V9 G-Trim @ ~10psi w/ BOV
-Shortstack headers
-Vortech RRFPR
-255LPH Walbro fuel pump
-TEIN SS Coilovers w/ Pillowball mounts
-Keskin KT1 17x8.5 & 17x10
-Remus full catback
-Authentic Rieger Infinity I body kit
-SMT6 EMS (Untuned)

djcontra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2002, 03:08 PM   #4
PrinceE30
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: GA, IN, OH
Posts: 119
Send a message via AIM to PrinceE30
Peronally I've never been a huge fan of that look. It makes the wheel stick out too much. When you have the flush look with nice wheels and low profile tires, that's the tight look. Nothing against the Euro, but I don't dig on too much...

-Prince
PrinceE30 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2002, 01:21 AM   #5
Gamite
Moderator
 
Gamite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Toronto
Posts: 21,083
Quote:
Originally posted by PrinceE30
Peronally I've never been a huge fan of that look. It makes the wheel stick out too much. When you have the flush look with nice wheels and low profile tires, that's the tight look. Nothing against the Euro, but I don't dig on too much...

-Prince

I feel the same was as Prince does on this one, it just looks like you bought a rim too big for your tire IMO. But the choice is always up to the owner of the driver.
__________________
www.gamite.net

Gamite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2002, 01:55 AM   #6
Harry
4th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Kitchener
Posts: 852
Its easier to bend a rim that way too
Harry is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2014