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      06-13-2013, 12:28 PM   #1
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What size to make rims sit flush with fender?

Anyone here know what size rims and offset to have it sitting flush with the fender, i dealt with spacers once and i dont really want to deal with them again


currently i have 18x9 35mm offest and the rear is so pushed in it looks disgusting unless i get spacers so im selling my wheels

any thoughs?
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      06-16-2013, 08:53 AM   #2
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Why don't you want to go with spacers? They are the most painless way to do it, it allows you to be precise and it's not expensive. Load the car, measure distance from wheel to fender, minus a mm or 2 so you don't rub, buy appropriate size spacer and extended lug bolts.

Not going with spacers will be a much bigger headache imo lol.
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Why don't you want to go with spacers? They are the most painless way to do it, it allows you to be precise and it's not expensive. Load the car, measure distance from wheel to fender, minus a mm or 2 so you don't rub, buy appropriate size spacer and extended lug bolts.

Not going with spacers will be a much bigger headache imo lol.
ive had both bad and good experiences with spacers so im just trying to see if no spacers is possible with the right wheel sizes
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Of course it's possible but a lot more work. I suggest checking out the "stance" threads to get an idea of what people are running to get that look.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...=836355&page=5, post #104.

Straight up copy-pasted, I think user intensee92's car. Looks like a good example for an e92, not sure what car you have though. Sry for oversized pic.

19x9.5 +25 225/35
19x11 +22 265/30



This definitely also involves fender work as well and to make it look that good you'll need to lower, especially on an xi. But I hope it gives you an idea.

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On an E90 LCI, we generally suggest a 19x8.5 ET35 front with 235/35/19 tire, and 19x9.5 ET45 rear with 265/30/19 tire. It sits pretty flush with the fender and there's no fender work required.

Here's our V703s in 19x8.5 ET40 and 19x9.5 ET45 on an E90 LCI


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On an E90 LCI, we generally suggest a 19x8.5 ET35 front with 235/35/19 tire, and 19x9.5 ET45 rear with 265/30/19 tire. It sits pretty flush with the fender and there's no fender work required.

Here's our V703s in 19x8.5 ET40 and 19x9.5 ET45 on an E90 LCI


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19x10 et23
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PS: I don't doubt your competences by any means but +23 is flush, I don't see how +45 is going to be remotely flush.
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pre lci sorry about that
still doing my research on it i want to buy vmr or hre wheels but i want to see if they will fit flush sinxe im also lowered
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19x10 et23
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PS: I don't doubt your competences by any means but +23 is flush, I don't see how +45 is going to be remotely flush.
Question: Is your setup staggered or square? I was looking at a square set with +23 for my E90 LCI and thought the front would extend out too far. Thx.
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On an E90 LCI, we generally suggest a 19x8.5 ET35 front with 235/35/19 tire, and 19x9.5 ET45 rear with 265/30/19 tire. It sits pretty flush with the fender and there's no fender work required.

Here's our V703s in 19x8.5 ET40 and 19x9.5 ET45 on an E90 LCI

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Question: Is your setup staggered or square? I was looking at a square set with +23 for my E90 LCI and thought the front would extend out too far. Thx.
I'm running 19x8.5 et42 with 12 mm spacers (so et30) it does not rub, like at all, I'd probably do 15 if I had to redo it.

Oh and 235/35
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