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Old 10-27-2014, 08:21 PM   #1531
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Very common with wheels of those specs. They're made for 2002s/E21s and their smaller brakes.

You will have to measure for yourself, as wheel specs do not dictate caliper clearance. I'd suggest buying a stack of washers (say, 1mm thick for easy calculation) and experimenting.
Cool, thanks for the quick reply!
Really love those wheels and don't want to get rid of them!
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Old 11-15-2014, 04:51 PM   #1532
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E30 M3 18" recomendations welcome

Hi,

M3 bodykit - both 18" - do you think 8,5" et15 front and 10" et19 rear would work?

If so what would be recommended tires?

225/40-18 and 245/35-18 ?

thanks for your comments in advance

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Old 11-17-2014, 02:42 PM   #1533
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Hi,

M3 bodykit - both 18" - do you think 8,5" et15 front and 10" et19 rear would work?

If so what would be recommended tires?

225/40-18 and 245/35-18 ?

thanks for your comments in advance

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Not sure on M3 fitment, sorry.
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Old 12-27-2014, 01:00 PM   #1534
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Just hoping to see if anyone can clarify whether the style 10 wheels where available from the factory in the north American market. I keep finding information about them both as available and not.

Thanks for the help.
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Old 12-27-2014, 10:06 PM   #1535
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Hey Mystikal.

The style 5s 17"x8" that im running, how much do I need to pull the frount rim in if I have a 18 mm addapter. If i took 3mm off would that be enough or is the et20 whats killing me. I dont want to roll the fenders. I'm thinking of getting the rim redrilled but im not a fan of that sollution and i know the caliper hits so id still need an adapter.

If i did run wide what would be the best tire for running wide that wont hit my fender or wheel wells.
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Old 01-05-2015, 03:31 PM   #1536
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Just hoping to see if anyone can clarify whether the style 10 wheels where available from the factory in the north American market. I keep finding information about them both as available and not.

Thanks for the help.
Auto-x classing I bet? I remember about a decade ago guys found dealer option sheets with the Style 10 option and used that for SCCA. No idea where to find such info but yes people have been racing on 15x7s since the 90s for this reason.
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Old 01-05-2015, 03:33 PM   #1537
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Hey Mystikal.

The style 5s 17"x8" that im running, how much do I need to pull the frount rim in if I have a 18 mm addapter. If i took 3mm off would that be enough or is the et20 whats killing me. I dont want to roll the fenders. I'm thinking of getting the rim redrilled but im not a fan of that sollution and i know the caliper hits so id still need an adapter.

If i did run wide what would be the best tire for running wide that wont hit my fender or wheel wells.
195/40 or 205/40. If you don't go too low they will work with the 18mm adapters, just poke a bit. 3mm isn't enough to make a difference, you ideally want those wheels at +15 or so.
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Old 01-05-2015, 05:01 PM   #1538
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195/40 or 205/40. If you don't go too low they will work with the 18mm adapters, just poke a bit. 3mm isn't enough to make a difference, you ideally want those wheels at +15 or so.
yeah I know im kinda living with the idea of a poke lol. I love the rims and i dont have the cash yet for ones that will fit.

How low is to low? Will I need and stopers in my suspension??
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:04 PM   #1539
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yeah I know im kinda living with the idea of a poke lol. I love the rims and i dont have the cash yet for ones that will fit.

How low is to low? Will I need and stopers in my suspension??
No stoppers, you just won't be able to tuck the tire in at all. Just a small gap.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:53 PM   #1540
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No stoppers, you just won't be able to tuck the tire in at all. Just a small gap.
In your experience will it be a sight for sore eyes? do you know anyone that runs wide?
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:17 PM   #1541
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In your experience will it be a sight for sore eyes? do you know anyone that runs wide?
I think it pokes too much to look good. But with the BC coilovers we're discussing over PM the Style 5s would fit perfectly (dial in a bit of front camber, done).
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Old 01-06-2015, 06:02 PM   #1542
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How much ware would I see with it dialed in with performance grade tires?
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Old 01-07-2015, 02:57 PM   #1543
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Almost no additional wear. You only need about -2.0 maybe -2.5 at most.
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Old 01-11-2015, 11:59 AM   #1544
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Hello, as searching tons and tons of information still got some clues. I got a 15x7 et 25 rims, and going to do some widening to them. For rear i think 8,5 and put 10-20mm spacers to make et 15 or 5. For front 8j and same 10-20mm spacers. My 318i e30 has stock suspension, except a lower and stiffer springs.Tires: 195/50. Any suggestions if this will work in some way?
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Old 01-12-2015, 01:00 PM   #1545
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Hello, as searching tons and tons of information still got some clues. I got a 15x7 et 25 rims, and going to do some widening to them. For rear i think 8,5 and put 10-20mm spacers to make et 15 or 5. For front 8j and same 10-20mm spacers. My 318i e30 has stock suspension, except a lower and stiffer springs.Tires: 195/50. Any suggestions if this will work in some way?
Are you widening the front or the rear of the wheel?
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