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Old 11-30-2012, 02:52 PM   #1261
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Hi there, i'm in the process of getting some wheels made, 17x9 all round and looking to run 215/45
car is 86' e30 320 originally, now running m54b28 on lowering springs but will be changing to coilovers when wheels are done

what offset would you recommend?? thanks
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:26 AM   #1262
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Hi there, i'm in the process of getting some wheels made, 17x9 all round and looking to run 215/45
car is 86' e30 320 originally, now running m54b28 on lowering springs but will be changing to coilovers when wheels are done

what offset would you recommend?? thanks
215/45 is a bit difficult to fit as it's too tall of a diameter. If you go 17x9 +15 205/45 or 215/40 are ideal.
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:46 AM   #1263
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oh yip cool, thanks - now what would be the most aggressive you could go with the offset before your doing major fender work? before posting here had +8/+10 in mind. Main reason im stressing/worried about rubbing on the suspension.... cant flare them out much!
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:59 PM   #1264
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First post and it's in a thread that's been going for 7 years! Nice.

Anyway, looking to do some suspension mods to my stock 325e to include lowering with eibach sport springs and bilsteins. Looking at Drag dr-37 wheels. they're 16x7 et25+. Looking at 205/50R16 Continental Extreme contact DW tires. Just to make sure, will these fit with no scrubbing issues?
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:22 PM   #1265
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oh yip cool, thanks - now what would be the most aggressive you could go with the offset before your doing major fender work? before posting here had +8/+10 in mind. Main reason im stressing/worried about rubbing on the suspension.... cant flare them out much!
Adding spacers is a lot easier than shaving wheel hubs. I'd say order them +15 and add small spacers if you'd like, but it's up to you.
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:23 PM   #1266
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First post and it's in a thread that's been going for 7 years! Nice.

Anyway, looking to do some suspension mods to my stock 325e to include lowering with eibach sport springs and bilsteins. Looking at Drag dr-37 wheels. they're 16x7 et25+. Looking at 205/50R16 Continental Extreme contact DW tires. Just to make sure, will these fit with no scrubbing issues?
Yup, all fits fine.
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:30 PM   #1267
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Yup, all fits fine.
Cool thanks. It's nice to see a useful thread live longer than a month or two. When I get home on R&R I'll take some before and after pics of my Bimmer to post.

BTW, here is a couple of links to some offset and wheel calculators that I use to help me choose wheels and tires:
www.jonathanrowny.com/page/offset-calculator

http://www.willtheyfit.com/index.php...&Submit=Submit

They also simulate tire stretch on the wheels to give you an idea of everything.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:00 PM   #1268
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Hi, I'm new to this and hope I'm doing this right. I've got a very low '91 318. Will 215 60 14's on Basketweaves fit a lowered car?
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Old 12-20-2012, 11:43 AM   #1269
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what would be a good tall and skinny winter tire size in a 13 inch? for a 1983 320i
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:48 AM   #1270
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Hey

So i am looking for a snow set for my e30

here are the specs, off a 2002 sentra
the rims are 5.5x14in 4x100 185/65/14

should that work?
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:11 PM   #1271
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Sorry guys away from the forum for a while.

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Hi, I'm new to this and hope I'm doing this right. I've got a very low '91 318. Will 215 60 14's on Basketweaves fit a lowered car?
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what would be a good tall and skinny winter tire size in a 13 inch? for a 1983 320i
175/70/13

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Hey

So i am looking for a snow set for my e30

here are the specs, off a 2002 sentra
the rims are 5.5x14in 4x100 185/65/14

should that work?
B15 Sentras are 4x114.3, so no.
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:59 PM   #1272
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:59 AM   #1273
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im wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue, i have a 1987 bmw 325e and im interested in these rims (http://www.enkei.com/apache2.shtml) im not too sure what my stock offset is? i have 14 inch basketweave's which are stock on the car right now and i wanna run wide rims and tires but need to know if these will fit? if anyone can help me cuz this is gonna be my first time buying rims and i find the whole offset and rim width and stuff confusing any help would be much appreciated
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:49 AM   #1274
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wondering if 15x8+25 and/or staggered 15x8 +25 15x9 +15 on 89 e30 will fit. Also recommended tire size?
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:00 PM   #1275
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im wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue, i have a 1987 bmw 325e and im interested in these rims (http://www.enkei.com/apache2.shtml) im not too sure what my stock offset is? i have 14 inch basketweave's which are stock on the car right now and i wanna run wide rims and tires but need to know if these will fit? if anyone can help me cuz this is gonna be my first time buying rims and i find the whole offset and rim width and stuff confusing any help would be much appreciated
Order the 15x8 +25 4x100 version. You'll need 3-5mm spacers to clear the front struts and 205/50 tires.
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