Tirerack
Use the following links to go directly to useful tirerack winter items: Tirerack Winter Tires. Gary's Winter Tire FAQ.
Using the links directly supports E90Post with tirerack sales commision!

  E90Post
 


TireRack

   PLEASE HELP SUPPORT E90POST BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER, THANKS!
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wheels and Tires Forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack > MMR did not fit



Wheels and Tires forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack
Please help to directly support e90post by doing your tirerack shopping from the above link. For every sale made through the link, e90post gets sponsor support to keep the site alive. Disclaimer

Wheel offset calculator courtesy of BimmerPost.com. You may use this calculator to calculate what tire sizes you might need if you upgrade your tires, or what wheel sizes/offsets are compatible with your car.
    Current Wheel Width  inches             Current Wheel Offset  mm.
         New Wheel Width  inches                  New Wheel Offset  mm.
 
TIRE WIDTH
/
ASPECT RATIO
- WHEEL DIAMETER
ORIGINAL TIRES
/
NEW TIRES
/
Based on your stock wheel setup, your new wheel will have:
Original Tires Diameter (in.)
      New Tires Diameter (in.)
  Difference in diameter (in.)
           Percent Difference %
                     
Speedo @60mph will read: mph
Collapse/Expand the BimmerPost Wheel and Tire calculator
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-24-2012, 02:11 PM   #23
Pcemkr
Pro Hater
 
Drives: Low and slow
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: DC

Posts: 1,717
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ACEE View Post
in all actuality those offsets should/would/could fit your car. Those offsets would sit the wheels closer to the fenders. You would have about 13.6666666mm of extra space between the tire and fender. Now as to why there is a gap...it is a possiblity they sent you a 5 series (or other series) wheel instead of a 3 series. The hubs for a 5 series are biggers. I want to say the 5-series is like a 74ish and the 3-series is a 72ish...So that could play a difference also. I can barely see...but it looks like they hub size says like 6?.?
A larger wheel hub bore will fit over a smaller brake hub, but it won't be hub-centric. It would have to be the other way to cause a real fitment issue.
Pcemkr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-24-2012, 03:01 PM   #24
MRRwheels
Second Lieutenant
 
MRRwheels's Avatar
 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: LOS ANGELES

Posts: 291
iTrader: (0)

Guys I'm here !! Just seen this. Please let's Double check what you received and if theirs a problem I will be more then happy to replace the whole set for you.
The Fitment t should be perfect but I think their might be a problem with the center being to small. Please email me at carlos@mrrwheels.com
Let's get some proper wheels on your ride.
MRRwheels is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-24-2012, 09:42 PM   #25
1thirtyfizzo
Second Lieutenant
 
1thirtyfizzo's Avatar
 
Drives: E93 335i and E82 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Pennsylvania

Posts: 207
iTrader: (0)

Well i took the wheels to another tire shop hoping that they would fit but got the same result. The wheel won't lay flat against the hub. Come to find out it has nothing to do with offsets, the center cutout of the wheel is too small to fit over the center portion that stick out on the hub. I took a few pix. Well i contacted the seller and MRR has arranged to get them pick up tmrw and they will ship another set out as soon as Fedex confirm the pickup.
Attached Images
  
1thirtyfizzo is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-29-2012, 02:51 PM   #26
1thirtyfizzo
Second Lieutenant
 
1thirtyfizzo's Avatar
 
Drives: E93 335i and E82 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Pennsylvania

Posts: 207
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MRRwheels View Post
Guys I'm here !! Just seen this. Please let's Double check what you received and if theirs a problem I will be more then happy to replace the whole set for you.
The Fitment t should be perfect but I think their might be a problem with the center being to small. Please email me at carlos@mrrwheels.com
Let's get some proper wheels on your ride.
Carlos, check ur email.
1thirtyfizzo is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-29-2012, 03:00 PM   #27
ACEE
Average Car Exceeding Expectations (ACEE)
 
ACEE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 335i e92
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Baton Rouge, La

Posts: 3,337
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2007 e92  [3.50]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pcemkr View Post
A larger wheel hub bore will fit over a smaller brake hub, but it won't be hub-centric. It would have to be the other way to cause a real fitment issue.
this is true...that was backwards hehe

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3thirtyfizzo View Post
Well i took the wheels to another tire shop hoping that they would fit but got the same result. The wheel won't lay flat against the hub. Come to find out it has nothing to do with offsets, the center cutout of the wheel is too small to fit over the center portion that stick out on the hub. I took a few pix. Well i contacted the seller and MRR has arranged to get them pick up tmrw and they will ship another set out as soon as Fedex confirm the pickup.
and it end up being the hub anyway.. hehe i'm glad you figured that part out and I hope everything works out for you!!!
__________________
MSport front// CPS Front lip// M3 Side Skirts// Custom M3 (non wide body) rear bumper// VRS Type 1 Rear Diffuser// ACS style roof spoiler// AC Schnitzer Pedals// VRSF FMIC// Simota CF Intake// Magnaflow Axle Back// AccuAir/UAS airbags// 20" Vossen CV5 // Vredestein Tires// Custom sound sytem // BUY MY VOLKS
ACEE is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-29-2012, 03:06 PM   #28
George@V
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2012 335is
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Posts: 223
iTrader: (1)

Glad that they got you sorted out.
As an FYI, the hole in the center of the wheel has a specific diameter, called the "centerbore".
George@V is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-30-2012, 07:53 AM   #29
NJ330i
Major
 
NJ330i's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Electric Red 330i
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New Jersey

Posts: 1,367
iTrader: (29)

Garage List
2006 BMW  [4.75]
Glad you got this resolved.
__________________
NJ330i is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-01-2012, 01:53 AM   #30
BRGmatthew
Bausman
 
BRGmatthew's Avatar
 
Drives: around the block
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: SoCal 626/NorCal 650

Posts: 1,591
iTrader: (18)

Send a message via AIM to BRGmatthew
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3thirtyfizzo View Post
Well i took the wheels to another tire shop hoping that they would fit but got the same result. The wheel won't lay flat against the hub. Come to find out it has nothing to do with offsets, the center cutout of the wheel is too small to fit over the center portion that stick out on the hub. I took a few pix. Well i contacted the seller and MRR has arranged to get them pick up tmrw and they will ship another set out as soon as Fedex confirm the pickup.
Your hub looks really rusty. Try cleaning your hub with a wire brush. I had spacers what would lay flat kind like how your wheels wont. Cleaned it out with a wire brush and all the rust was the culprit. After the clean the spacers fit perfect.
BRGmatthew is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2012, 09:25 PM   #31
1thirtyfizzo
Second Lieutenant
 
1thirtyfizzo's Avatar
 
Drives: E93 335i and E82 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Pennsylvania

Posts: 207
iTrader: (0)

well i jus received my wheels back from MRR today. i immediately took them to the tire shop to get install. the front wheel does lay flat against the hub this time but...there are only about 1/4 of an inch clearance between the tire and the spring. the installer said it could rub against each other if i go over bumps? so i didnt install them fearing that it could damage my suspension. is there anything that i can do? would adding spacers help in this case?
1thirtyfizzo is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2012, 09:52 PM   #32
FirstBMWLA
Captain
 
FirstBMWLA's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 335i Coupe
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Tucson,AZ

Posts: 756
iTrader: (10)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3thirtyfizzo
well i jus received my wheels back from MRR today. i immediately took them to the tire shop to get install. the front wheel does lay flat against the hub this time but...there are only about 1/4 of an inch clearance between the tire and the spring. the installer said it could rub against each other if i go over bumps? so i didnt install them fearing that it could damage my suspension. is there anything that i can do? would adding spacers help in this case?
1/4" clearance sounds like more room than some run. Seen some with 3mm I think.
FirstBMWLA is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2012, 10:00 PM   #33
MRRwheels
Second Lieutenant
 
MRRwheels's Avatar
 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: LOS ANGELES

Posts: 291
iTrader: (0)

As a company guaranty please put them on your car, you should have no issues. Control arms and suspension always move and won't rub on your wheel, I'm almost afraid to ask but who are you taking the wheels too? For installation?
MRRwheels is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-08-2012, 10:12 PM   #34
bmw325i
Brigadier General
 
Drives: 2006 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: United States

Posts: 3,548
iTrader: (5)

I think a few people are like a mm away from the strut
__________________
2006 BMW 325i Titanium Silver
Mods- 19" AG M310's hypersilver, LCI xenons, drilled and slotted rotors, OEM rear spoiler, OEM exhaust tips, brushed black interior trim, Viper 5904 alarm + remote start
Audio upgrades- Alpine S920HD, JL XD600/6, Jehnert XE200, Morel Hybrid Ovation II, Audioque 2200D, 2 Alpine SWR 12d4's (forward facing sealed from trunk)
bmw325i is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2012, 01:48 AM   #35
MonacoBlueE90
Lieutenant Colonel
 
MonacoBlueE90's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW E90 Pre-LCI
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Europe

Posts: 1,776
iTrader: (0)

I have something like 2-3mm (0.07-0.11inch) clearance to struts at front.

If you can spin the wheel without hitting anything while your car is jacked up, it wont hit the struts while driving.

Only time it can hit the struts is ,if you bend the wheel.
MonacoBlueE90 is offline   Finland
0
Reply With Quote
      06-09-2012, 04:13 PM   #36
1thirtyfizzo
Second Lieutenant
 
1thirtyfizzo's Avatar
 
Drives: E93 335i and E82 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Pennsylvania

Posts: 207
iTrader: (0)

thanks for the help guys, i came back to the tire shop and told them to install my wheels anyways. looks great and havent had any rubbing or issues yet
1thirtyfizzo is offline  
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 08:06 PM.




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