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Old 04-09-2013, 03:57 PM   #1321
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I would. There's only one thing connecting you to the ground, make it count.
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Old 04-09-2013, 04:29 PM   #1322
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I would. There's only one thing connecting you to the ground, make it count.
Thanks brother. I just cancelled. I've been going back and forth on the 195 vs. 205 but if the Falken RT-615K's are good than maybe it doesn't matter.
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Old 04-09-2013, 04:59 PM   #1323
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Thanks again for your help.

Im planning on ordering 16x9 et15 borbets and br BC coils with 160mm springs. I know this is getting repetitive, but this would fit my car stock with no spacers or fender rolling?
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:42 AM   #1324
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Best size tire for 15x7 et13?

Any issues with wheels that size?

Car is a 1991 318is with H&R race/Bilstein sport.

Thanks!

Oh and a pic just in case it helps...

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No issues, but make sure they clear the front calipers (wheels in that offset/width range tend to be 2002/E21 fitment and don't leave much space for brakes). 205/50/15.
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Awesome, I'll try them on the front and see how it goes.

Thanks!
I've had these wheels on since last year without any issues. The rears fit without any issue and I ground down the brake pad carriers in the front a little.

Now I'd like to add spacers and I'm wondering how wide I can go without rubbing or needing to roll my fenders?

Here are some pics of them on the car...







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Old 04-22-2013, 10:12 AM   #1325
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+13 is about the limit for a 205/50/15 on an unrolled late model. You can try 5mm rear maybe.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:43 AM   #1326
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+13 is about the limit for a 205/50/15 on an unrolled late model. You can try 5mm rear maybe.
Okay I will give that a try. I'm mostly worried about the rear wheels anyways because they look more sunk in then the fronts.

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Old 04-24-2013, 06:10 PM   #1327
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Hey this is really close to the issue I'm having right now. I have a set of 2002/e21 BBS Mahle's I'm trying to fit. They're 15x6 ET13 with 205/50/15 tires. With no spacers I had a clearance issue with the front brakes, but rears did not need any spacers. I put a set of 25mm spacers on because they were the only ones I had around. The fronts now clear no issue but the rears rub against the fender during hard cornering. This is all on stock suspension.

What I would like to do is run the minimum possible spacer on the front to clear the brakes so I can take the spacers off the rear without it looking silly. I might add smaller spacers to the rear later on but for now I just want to be able to go around a corner without worrying about cutting my tires. Any insight?
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:45 AM   #1328
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Hey this is really close to the issue I'm having right now. I have a set of 2002/e21 BBS Mahle's I'm trying to fit. They're 15x6 ET13 with 205/50/15 tires. With no spacers I had a clearance issue with the front brakes, but rears did not need any spacers. I put a set of 25mm spacers on because they were the only ones I had around. The fronts now clear no issue but the rears rub against the fender during hard cornering. This is all on stock suspension.

What I would like to do is run the minimum possible spacer on the front to clear the brakes so I can take the spacers off the rear without it looking silly. I might add smaller spacers to the rear later on but for now I just want to be able to go around a corner without worrying about cutting my tires. Any insight?
You're asking about caliper clearance more than wheel fitment.

Mount the front wheel with the spacer and measure how much clearance you have. See if you can use a smaller one. I can't really hold your hand through this part, just start looking and measuring.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:58 PM   #1329
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Hi I've been looking at this thread but still have some questions.
I am going to buy 15x8 str bbs reps that are +25 ET. Currently I'm running stock suspension on stock bottlecaps. I'm wondering if the 15x8 +25 is going to fit with 205/50s or 195/50s? I am in the process of finding some affordable coil overs, but plan on lowering it to a conservative height, where I can still drive over bumps (not slammed )
Some feedback would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:02 PM   #1330
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^^^^ to my post above
Meant to say +20, not +25
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Old 05-06-2013, 03:40 PM   #1331
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^^^^ to my post above
Meant to say +20, not +25
15x8 +20 205/50 is about perfect.
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:05 PM   #1332
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Thanks mystikal! Ill be ordering those wheels tomorrow than
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:50 AM   #1333
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any idea what kind of offset this is, and tire and wheel size? http://image.eurotuner.com/f/1002385...onvertible.jpg its the look i want but i basically dont know where to start, thanks for any help.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:28 AM   #1334
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any idea what kind of offset this is, and tire and wheel size? http://image.eurotuner.com/f/1002385...onvertible.jpg its the look i want but i basically dont know where to start, thanks for any help.
16x9 +15 205/45 or 215/40. Most common E30 aggressive fitment.
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:40 PM   #1335
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15x7
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I know I need adapters for the 5x120 bolt pattern, but I am looking at the 42 Draft Designs adapters. They have the 18mm and the 20mm can this work on my bone stock 1991 318is? Also tire sizes?

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