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Old 10-16-2006, 11:33 PM   #286
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So if I go with ET 18 I will not have to roll the fenders at all?
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Old 10-16-2006, 11:35 PM   #287
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Depends on the tire. With most 225's you will have to.

Just a basic rolling for most other 225's though. No flares.
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Old 10-16-2006, 11:37 PM   #288
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Thanks man, I am sure I will have more questions later
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Old 10-17-2006, 01:28 AM   #289
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^^^ Do you know anything about the company, are they reputable?

Just for laughs, they also have a 15x9 with the ET03, now that would be crazy and prolly togh to find a tire

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Old 10-17-2006, 11:17 AM   #290
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I've never had any experience with them.

Qimis on here is running 16x9.5" ET3 and 16x10" ET0 RS', if I remember the offsets correctly.

15x9 ET03 will work fine with flares and 225 tires. If you want to get flashy you can import wider 15" tires from Japan or Europe, but that's going too far in effort in my opinion.
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Old 10-17-2006, 04:12 PM   #291
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No, flash is not my concern.
I want something wider for the track only, I think that 9" wide wheels will be undrivable, plus 225 is probably a stretch for them. In the last 6-8 moths I talked to a lot of racers and race engineers and they all agree that wider is better even if the trade off is more unsprung weight, but if you go too wide you run a high risk of screwing up suspension geometry and steering.
I think that 15x8 will be the perfect wheel for E30, plus period correct looks wise.
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Old 10-17-2006, 04:18 PM   #292
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You can also use slipstreams, there are some 15x8 ET 20's made custom fit for E30's, light, don't know how strong though. At $550 USD shipped you can get two sets and save the BBS for street or show.
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Old 10-17-2006, 04:28 PM   #293
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You can also use slipstreams, there are some 15x8 ET 20's made custom fit for E30's, light, don't know how strong though. At $550 USD shipped you can get two sets and save the BBS for street or show.
There is very little "street" for this car. And when I am done with it, it will win every show, just wouldn't be fair to others .
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Old 10-17-2006, 04:32 PM   #294
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I also have a new set of 15x7 Kosei's, and when they finally come out again, I will get a set of Ronal's LS + the RS (if I decide to go broke) and my wheel collection will be complete
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Old 10-20-2006, 11:16 PM   #295
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spacers

Hi i got some 7x15" et38 wheels that i would use for the winter. the tires are 195/55. they are hitting the suspension (dampers??) how thick should the spacers be??

Sorry for my english.
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Old 10-20-2006, 11:52 PM   #296
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15 mm hubcentric would be best, put you at a perfect ET23. Make sure you purchase high quality double hubcentric spacers.
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Old 10-22-2006, 01:34 PM   #297
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I have a set of bbs rms et33,can I use a 3'' lip on the rms makeing a 9'' rim for the rear or should i go 2'' Thanks
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Old 10-25-2006, 07:29 PM   #298
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Do whichever you want. 2" lips will make real sized tires rub the fenders, 3" lips will make even stretched tires rub the fenders.

You need to tell me a lot more info than that. Car year, suspension, tire size desired (streched or fitting).
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Old 10-26-2006, 03:26 PM   #299
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It's a 91 e30, Eibach Pro Kit springs & Bilstein Sport shocks . I was thinking of 8'' rim in the front with 195/45-15 tire,,, and a 9'' rim with 205/40-15 or 215/40-15 in the rear,,what do you think.
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Old 10-26-2006, 05:20 PM   #300
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Need offset, and stretched tires don't work well with butter soft Eibach Pro Kit. Very hard to keep the tires off the fenders, the spring rate is barely stiffer than stock.
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