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Old 10-29-2005, 11:27 PM   #1
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Wheel Spacers For 18" M Performance Wheels on 05 330 Ci>>>

I am picking up my 2005 330 Ci next Saturday with the M Performance Package on the car. I was considering getting some wheel spacers to push the rear wheels out toward the lip. I am wondering if anyone has done this mod, what brands are preferred, and finally, what size should I get? Anyone with pics, please post with opinions.

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Old 10-30-2005, 12:24 AM   #2
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Rogue Engineering 15mm spacer should work for the rear. You are running 245 in the rear, right?
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Old 10-30-2005, 09:28 AM   #3
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Actually, I will be running a 255 18" tire.

Also, I was wondering if I will need new wheel bolts, and finally where will I be able to access these spacers/bolts in Canada (specifically the Toronto area), and what do they run for cost?

Will there be any performance issues or risks? I know on my Mustang, they were not advised so I just bought 10.5" rims and mounted 315 tires, but I would like to maintain the stock rims on my BMW.

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Old 10-30-2005, 12:24 PM   #4
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I'd also like to know if this mod will work and if it will be safe for my 04 Mperformance 330ci
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Old 10-30-2005, 11:35 PM   #5
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MysticMcF & rendered> If u guys are running 255 in the rear already the absolute maximum u could use would be 10mm.

Do u plan to slam your cars? If u do I'm pretty sure it would rub the rear bumper clip in the wheel well when the car goes into a big dip.

IMO 255 looks really nice and aggressive already.

Usually extended bolts come with spacers. They did when I bought mine.

As for where you could get them, I dunno. Sorry can't help u there.
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Old 10-31-2005, 10:33 AM   #6
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thanks man! you have a beautiful looking cab!

YOu're right, I plan to install some PSS9 Blisteins, and DPE 19's and slam it in the summer... 255 looks very aggressive! I'm stil trying to figure out if I can fit an m3 front bumper without any modifactions?! LOL
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thanks man! you have a beautiful looking cab!

You're right, I plan to install some PSS9 Blisteins, and DPE 19's and slam it in the summer... 255 looks very aggressive! I'm stil trying to figure out if I can fit an m3 front bumper without any modifactions?! LOL
Thank you.

if u run DPE 19's with 265 in the rear is absolutely no problem as they use a custom offset that will not rub and they even clear BBK! Bluesky over at TE is running that configuration (R06 Variant S). With PSS 9 as well!

M3 front conversion needs modification, not too difficult as far as I know. Just make sure u get a '01 bumper as '02 and up requires the CF re-bar and it's gonna cost u a bit. With the '01 u can reuse your re-bar.
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