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      01-31-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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Oem 220m on 335xi , help!!!

So I bought oem 220m wheels last night with stock 245/35/19 and 265/35/19 and I'm rubbing like crazy , and I hear a ticking clinking noise while driving ... Should I get smaller read tires or is it worse then that

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      01-31-2013, 03:50 PM   #2
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220M are the E90/92 M3 wheels correct?

From what I've read the aggressive offset on these makes it quite the squeeze for the standard rwd E90/E92 and even more clearance issues for the XI ones.
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      01-31-2013, 03:53 PM   #3
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Yea they are the m3 wheel, in going to get my fenders rolled and hopeful the noise I heard was a rubbing issue noting more ....
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You need smaller tires. I'm running oem 220s with 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 no rubbing
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Maybe my math is wrong, but I think those size tires puts a ~2.1% difference in the rolling diameter between the front and rear wheels.

I believe the rule of thumb for our xi cars is to keep it under 1% so we don't stress out the transfer case. The ticking, clinking noise would worry the hell out of me. For a staggered 19" setup the sizes phozenstone posted above would be ideal, or 225/35, 255/30. I think in another recent thread someone was planning to run 225/40, 255/35 which would also be good.

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That rear tire size is too big for a non-M E90/E92. Get 265/30-19's. There is a 0.7" difference in diameter between front and rear, which is not going to do your drivetrain any favors either.
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You need smaller tires. I'm running oem 220s with 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 no rubbing
thats what im going to be buying, even though i rolled my fenders, just as a precautionary...
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From what I've read the aggressive offset on these makes it quite the squeeze for the standard rwd E90/E92 and even more clearance issues for the XI ones.
How could that be, if the xi has more clearance than the i?
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Should I get smaller read tires or is it worse then that
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Are all four wheels rubbing? I've seen many people go 35 front 30 rear w/o any issues. How much are you lowered? That would definitely cause issues.
I will be attempting to put 40 front 35 rear with 19 inch Style 67 M3 rims this summer. But then, I have an xi and am not lowered at all.

ALSO, I would be VERY concerned about the noise. Since your wheels are staggered, your front and rear tires cannot be the same height. This will cause a rolling diameter difference higher than 1% which can seriously mess up your AWD. The noise you mention sounds like the transfer case issue to me due to the diameter difference. I would definitely reconsider the tires with the RIGHT size immediately so the diameter difference comes down to recommended numbers.
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Yea they are the m3 wheel, in going to get my fenders rolled and hopeful the noise I heard was a rubbing issue noting more ....
As others have stated, the noise you're hearing is NOT rubbing, it's due to the fact that your front and rear tires are over 1% different in overall diameter.

Take 'em off ASAP or you're gonna jack up your AWD system.
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I have 265/30/19 in the rear and they r doing just fine
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Has anyone fitted 220m on a e90 LCI xi? I'm wondering if I can go for 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 with 220s; 19x8.5 offset 29 and 19x9.5 offset 23
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Has anyone fitted 220m on a e90 LCI xi? I'm wondering if I can go for 235/35/19 and 265/30/19 with 220s; 19x8.5 offset 29 and 19x9.5 offset 23
as long as you are not lowered, then they will fit fine and will not rub. I ran 220's with the same size tires when my Xi was not lowered and it was fine. I recently got KW V1's put on and the rear is a bit too low even with rolled fenders.
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Do you think I can go with 275/30/19?

And was yours an LCI? Because pre LCIs have an extra 8mm on each side
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