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Old 02-22-2012, 11:58 AM   #1126
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What wheel spacer's will work on a 89 525 i to mount 3 series M3 rim's on the 5 series car?? I have new longer bolt's, and tried generic speed shop spacer's. Just want the right hub centric one. ????

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Need to know the width, offset, and tire size of the wheels in question.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:59 AM   #1127
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Hi, about to fit 17x8.25 and 17x9.75 both 25 offset, do I need spacers and can I run 245/40 and 255/40 for a race car with m3 flares? Cheers
Yes, that setup should fit fine with flares. Depending on which front struts you use you might need a 3-5mm spacer to clear.
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:18 AM   #1128
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Yes, that setup should fit fine with flares. Depending on which front struts you use you might need a 3-5mm spacer to clear.
thanks, i'll let you know how i go
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:45 AM   #1129
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Hi,i have a big problem to solve,1st my car is a 1986 e30 325i,i have Brembo 4 piston brakes front from EVO 9 with 325mm discs and i use 10 mm hubcentric spacers to clear the Alpinas reps which are 17*7.5 et20, 4*100.My main problem now is that i want to change wheels. I want the Dare DR-RS but i dont know what offset to get them to clear the brakes ,the size i want to get is 17x7.5 front and 17x8.5 rear ,i have 215/40 tyres,im gonna need to roll the front or rear fenders??what is the proper offset to get them ?
my car is lowered with sachs absorbers and vogltland 45mm front and apexi 45 mm yellow springs rear

Thank you (sorry for my english,im from Cyprus)

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Old 02-24-2012, 12:38 PM   #1130
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Hi,i have a big problem to solve,1st my car is a 1986 e30 325i,i have Brembo 4 piston brakes front from EVO 9 with 325mm discs and i use 10 mm hubcentric spacers to clear the Alpinas reps which are 17*7.5 et20, 4*100.My main problem now is that i want to change wheels. I want the Dare DR-RS but i dont know what offset to get them to clear the brakes ,the size i want to get is 17x7.5 front and 17x8.5 rear ,i have 215/40 tyres,im gonna need to roll the front or rear fenders??what is the proper offset to get them ?
my car is lowered with sachs absorbers and vogltland 45mm front and apexi 45 mm yellow springs rear

Thank you (sorry for my english,im from Cyprus)
Cyprus, awesome. Well unfortunately I can't answer your question decisively as wheel width and offset alone do not tell you what brake clearance will be. Either the brake manufacturer, the wheel manufacturer, or both will have to provide templates (usually sent in the form of .pdf files) so you can test to see if it will work.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:59 PM   #1131
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Cyprus, awesome. Well unfortunately I can't answer your question decisively as wheel width and offset alone do not tell you what brake clearance will be. Either the brake manufacturer, the wheel manufacturer, or both will have to provide templates (usually sent in the form of .pdf files) so you can test to see if it will work.
thank you very much !!i will search more then
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:00 PM   #1132
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Staggered?

Hi there boss, i got a quick one for ya, thinking about grabbing a set of 4 enkei92's staggered, (2 front are 15x7 ET+38) (2 rear are 15x8 ET+25), would these be a simple matter of bolting them on and driving off, or would i require spacers?

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Old 03-01-2012, 11:48 AM   #1133
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Hi there boss, i got a quick one for ya, thinking about grabbing a set of 4 enkei92's staggered, (2 front are 15x7 ET+38) (2 rear are 15x8 ET+25), would these be a simple matter of bolting them on and driving off, or would i require spacers?

thanks for your help
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You'll want 15-20mm front spacers while the rears are fine as-is. I'd go 20mm for them to be relatively even with the rear stance.
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:26 AM   #1134
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Thanks sir will do
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:01 PM   #1135
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I'm about to buy some BBS RS's and am a little worried about fitment. The specs are 16x8.5 with et18 in front and 16x9 with et12.5 in the rear. My car is lowered on the turner motorsport suspension setup and its already a tight fit with 15x7et25 dforces. Will i need a spacer in the front?
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Old 03-09-2012, 01:10 PM   #1136
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I'm about to buy some BBS RS's and am a little worried about fitment. The specs are 16x8.5 with et18 in front and 16x9 with et12.5 in the rear. My car is lowered on the turner motorsport suspension setup and its already a tight fit with 15x7et25 dforces. Will i need a spacer in the front?
You should have a few mm clearance to the front struts. If you use tires that have an unusually large curb protector you may need a 3mm spacer to avoid polishing the strut housing.
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:43 PM   #1137
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You should have a few mm clearance to the front struts. If you use tires that have an unusually large curb protector you may need a 3mm spacer to avoid polishing the strut housing.
Thanks for the reply! Here is the link to the wheels:
http://www.stanceworks.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=27282

He offered to make the lip on the inside of the fronts smaller and im thinking about it. but they look really good as is. What do you think?
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Old 03-09-2012, 10:25 PM   #1138
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what should people keep their offset around when buying rims?
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:17 PM   #1139
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Thanks for the reply! Here is the link to the wheels:
http://www.stanceworks.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=27282

He offered to make the lip on the inside of the fronts smaller and im thinking about it. but they look really good as is. What do you think?
If he had the perfect 0.5" smaller barrel sitting around, sure. But otherwise leave them as-is IMO.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:18 PM   #1140
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what should people keep their offset around when buying rims?
There's no simple answer for that. Depends on width, diameter, tire size, car year, model, suspension, etc etc.
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