E90Post
 


GetBMWParts
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > All-Wheel-Drive (Xi / xDrive) Talk > Tires again. Please advise



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-26-2012, 10:17 PM   #1
one330xi
New Member
 
Drives: 06, 330xi, silver
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Bethesda, MD

Posts: 20
iTrader: (0)

Tires again. Please advise

I'm getting style 162 for my 06 330 tomorrow . I wish to keep same size tires , but the wheels are staggered (18x8, 18x8,5) so my question is . Is it ok to run 235x40x18 front and rear ( I'm not sure even if is possible to fit them ) , or I need to go with 225x40 and 255x35 ?
one330xi is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 02:52 AM   #2
1QuikWS6
No 55mph
 
1QuikWS6's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 E92 328iX N51 3-Stage
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Blitzburgh, PA

Posts: 4,192
iTrader: (78)

Garage List
Well, the whole idea behind going with a staggered setup, is to run wider tires on the rear than on the front.

I'm sure you are using the square tire setup with staggered wheels only because the tries you have are still good.

You can go to Tire Rack site, find your tires (or any tire in 18" size for that matter), and under the 'Tire Specs' they show a table indicating Rim Width Range & recommended width for each size tire...
__________________
2009 328ix E92//SGM//ACS Roof Spoiler//MTech Aero Lip+Trunk Spoiler//M3 Side Skirts//CF Roundels+Grilles//M3 Novillo Interior//Perf Shift Lever+Boot//MPerf DCT Wheel//M3 GT3 eBrake Handle+Boot//ACS Pedals//M3 Mirrors//LCI Tails w/LUX Rev//DTEC V7 AE+MTec 6000K D1S+HPB HID 6000K Fogs//HPB LED Interior//RPI Scoops//CF Euro Airbox+Underhood Hsgs//K&N//BMW PE//MTech Rear Bumper-iS Sport Diffuser//CF Strut Brace//Vishnu OFT//BMW 193M's+Kumho 4X
1QuikWS6 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 12:57 PM   #3
zipstic
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2008 e92 335xi
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Minneapolis

Posts: 528
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Yes, you can run a square setup with 235/40/18 tires on your new rims.
__________________
zipstic is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:40 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST