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Old 05-02-2018, 07:33 PM   #9526
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Car: 1988 325i convertible
Suspension: KW V3 coilovers
Wheel: BBS RS Reps 17x8.5 et15 all corners
Tire: 215/40/17 or possibly 225/40/17

Can someone confirm this will work without any rubbing? Do I need spacers??
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Old 05-07-2018, 08:10 PM   #9527
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245/45/16 it is possible on the rear 16x9 et20 with z4 hubs.
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Old 05-22-2018, 05:55 AM   #9528
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Does anyone know if BMW Style 15 (16x7.5 et20) will clear e36 m3 brakes?
I know e38 style 5s can but can't find information on style 15s clearing (w/ or without spacers)

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Old 05-22-2018, 02:53 PM   #9529
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Does anyone know if BMW Style 15 (16x7.5 et20) will clear e36 m3 brakes?
I know e38 style 5s can but can't find information on style 15s clearing (w/ or without spacers)

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Style 5s are 16x8 et23. if style 15 won't clear then you need 3mm spacer.
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Old 05-23-2018, 04:59 PM   #9530
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89 vert on eibach springs and bilsteins looking to buy wheels that are 15x8 et 17 on 205 50 15 tires will I have any clearance issues ?

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Old 05-25-2018, 10:29 AM   #9531
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Style 5s are 16x8 et23. if style 15 won't clear then you need 3mm spacer.

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Old 06-02-2018, 08:04 AM   #9532
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I have a set of Borbet H wheels on my 89i and put some H&R sports and bilsteins on it. There was a slight rubbing on the driver's side on right hand turns so I put 5mm spacers on both sides. I'm still getting a slight rubbing (I hear a "shing shing shing" metal on metal) on the driver's side on right hand turns, which seems counter intuitive. This wasn't a massive drop IMO (though I could be wrong), but how likely is it that I would larger spacing on one side?
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Old 06-03-2018, 07:52 AM   #9533
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Hey guys right now I'm running Ronal LS (15"x7.5") on 205/55R15. I'm on ground control coils without camber/caster plates. I want to run Rx7 front brakes up front which requires a 15mm spacer. I test fit the spacers and at full wheel lock I was getting some rubbing on the frame. Is this something I could correct with the camber/caster plates I just got from ground control? Or is it simply that my tires are too tall? Thanks!
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Old 06-03-2018, 11:24 AM   #9534
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Does anyone feel like helping me out with E36 fitment?

Would like to know what the max wheel/tire width would be on all four corners without fender mods. Looking for flush fitment no poke and no rubs.

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Old 06-04-2018, 10:37 AM   #9535
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Are the sidewalls of 225/60r15 tires going to look giant and weird on ronal ls 15" wheels?

Trying to get maximum clearance for my oil pan.
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Old 06-04-2018, 11:09 AM   #9536
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225/60 is pretty big for an e30. Is this for an e30? I had 205/55 on 15x 7's and it was a bit of a squeeze with a final offset of et5 (et15 + 10mm spacer to clear brakes)

edit: just found a good example of how ballooney 225/50 looks on 15x8's

IMO it's pretty sick but any bigger could be silly
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:54 PM   #9537
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16x8(front) et15?
16x9(rear) et20? would like to run 235 or 245. I don't want to stretch the tire if I can get away with no rub or rolled flares.

would I need spacers?

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Old 06-13-2018, 02:27 PM   #9538
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:40 AM   #9539
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Wheel: Borbet 16x7.5J ET30

Wondering which is better for stock suspension, 205/45 or 215/45? Will it look dumb? will i need spacers?

I am looking for doing the suspension soon, nothing fancy or slammed, just lowered a bit and on the budget side. Recommendations? maybe just B6 with shorter springs, coilovers are over-budget.

fenders will not be altered.
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Old 06-25-2018, 01:54 PM   #9540
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15x9 ET0 Fitment

15x9 Rota Grid-V's ET0 with 245/40R15 Maxxis RC1 Slicks.
Rear fitment is perfect and does not rub at all with no spacers.
Fronts stick out about 1 inch and that's with a 15mm spacer (All I had) Switching to a little smaller 12mm spacer to tuck them in little more. Very minimal rubbing on the front. This is a temporary setup but just wanted to post this to show that it does work. I will be putting on bolt-on over fenders in the future. This is a dedicated track car so I am running Ground Control Coilovers. Handling is fantastic even with the front track being wider than the rear.
Say what you will about this setup but it works great for me.






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