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Old 08-02-2009, 08:31 PM   #1
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5 Series rims and tires on e46

I wanna buy this 5 series 19 inch rims Star Spoke 128 that are awesome rims which would look amazing in my 4door e46 but the problem I have is that they come with 8.5x19 245/35ZR19 front and 9.5x19 275/30ZR19 rear so if I buy them I would spend almost all my money and would not be able to get new set of tires that would fit better. I know that rim size are ok and that if I put spring spacers on the back I would have no problem and I dont mind having the tires come out a little so my question is What would I have to do in the front to make the 245 fit with no problem?

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Old 08-11-2009, 01:29 PM   #2
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I wanna buy this 5 series 19 inch rims Star Spoke 128 that are awesome rims which would look amazing in my 4door e46 but the problem I have is that they come with 8.5x19 245/35ZR19 front and 9.5x19 275/30ZR19 rear so if I buy them I would spend almost all my money and would not be able to get new set of tires that would fit better. I know that rim size are ok and that if I put spring spacers on the back I would have no problem and I dont mind having the tires come out a little so my question is What would I have to do in the front to make the 245 fit with no problem?
non m e46's are +40et and the rear e39's are +22et, the offset would be off and you would need 15-20mm spacers to make it work.
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Oh yea I forgot those 19 inch rims are from an e60 5 series.

So with 15-20 spacers in front Ill be riding ok?
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