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Old 05-15-2012, 01:01 PM   #1186
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Just wondering what it will take to get these wheels to fit on an 1987 325IS http://www.1010tires.com/wheel.asp?w...etrack+-+White Is there 2 different offsets for the front wheels and rear wheels too? Will I need 2 seperate types of spacers? Should I run a wider wheel in the rear?
All 3 variants require spacers to work.

I'd personally go for either of these:

15x7.5 +32
15mm front spacers
20mm rear spacers
205/50 tires

16x7 +40
20mm spacers all around
205/50, 215/45, or 225/45 tires
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:41 PM   #1187
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All 3 variants require spacers to work.

I'd personally go for either of these:

15x7.5 +32
15mm front spacers
20mm rear spacers
205/50 tires

16x7 +40
20mm spacers all around
205/50, 215/45, or 225/45 tires

I recently lowered my car with HR sports and Bilstien sport shocks would that affect the offset at all too?
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:14 PM   #1188
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Nope.
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:38 AM   #1189
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Alright, I'm not sure what tires to go with on my new bbs's. Here is a picture of the test fit:

e30 test fit by M50E30, on Flickr

as you can see, there's enough wheel gap to not have to worry about stretching a lot. And with the stroked m50, traction would be nice lol. So I'm looking for a decently aggressive tire with possibly mild stretch. Any thoughts?
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:18 PM   #1190
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Alright, I'm not sure what tires to go with on my new bbs's. Here is a picture of the test fit:

as you can see, there's enough wheel gap to not have to worry about stretching a lot. And with the stroked m50, traction would be nice lol. So I'm looking for a decently aggressive tire with possibly mild stretch. Any thoughts?
That pic tells me...well nothing. Nice wheels though.

Width, offset, suspension setup please.
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:54 PM   #1191
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17x7 et42 I believe. Possible? And with which tires?

BC coilovers and front camber plates.

Thanks jay
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:16 PM   #1192
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^ Think I answered you at Fitted Showcase yesterday. Saves me the typing.
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:46 PM   #1193
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Yup. Thanks man! Car looked great at the show btw
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:38 AM   #1194
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88 convertible. 16x9 all around 215/40. H&R Race, e90 drop hats all spring pads in. Clearance issues up front? Roll in the rear?

Or go with 16x8 et 35 up front. Its 136.6mm of backspacing.

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Old 05-30-2012, 08:17 AM   #1195
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Would 15" by 8" with +22 offset fit? I have the 318i 1990 model.
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Old 05-30-2012, 02:04 PM   #1196
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88 convertible. 16x9 all around 215/40. H&R Race, e90 drop hats all spring pads in. Clearance issues up front? Roll in the rear?

Or go with 16x8 et 35 up front. Its 136.6mm of backspacing.
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16x9 is et20...seems like I calculated backspacing incorrectly. 16x8 et 35 is 150mm or 5.9"...I've heard 5.5 is the max on the front
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:45 PM   #1197
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Would 15" by 8" with +22 offset fit? I have the 318i 1990 model.
I forgot to add I'm planning on running a lot of stretch and lowering it quite a bit.
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:04 PM   #1198
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Anybody gone wider than 205's on stock 14' Basketweaves? I gotta start shopping around for new tires and would rather not change my wheels yet. I'm thinking I'll get some studs and spacers and a fat, fat set of tires. You guys sell some of that hardware right Mystikal?
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Would 15" by 8" with +22 offset fit? I have the 318i 1990 model.
Yes. With 205/50 tires no rolling needed. For 215/50 or 225/50, you'll have to roll the rear arches.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:02 PM   #1200
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16x9 is et20...seems like I calculated backspacing incorrectly. 16x8 et 35 is 150mm or 5.9"...I've heard 5.5 is the max on the front
You need +12 or lower for a 16x9 in the front with most suspension setups.
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