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      03-17-2013, 12:37 AM   #1
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9.5 inch wheels up front, doable?

Trying to see if I could run 18*9.5 with an et of 40 up front or it will rub like crazy?
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      03-17-2013, 03:52 PM   #2
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i have 9.5 up front... not sure on the offsets but yes it is do-able
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      03-17-2013, 08:13 PM   #3
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Well what brand/model are they?
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      03-18-2013, 01:56 PM   #4
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If you're on stock struts/camber you'll need an offset of around 33. If you are on coilovers/plates, 22-25 and -2.5-3d camber fit 275 up front easy.
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You can fit a 275 tire with THAT aggressive offset in the front on a non-M??? Jesus...
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Yup. I'm on 8.5 et15 up front now....with plenty of tuck, no poke.

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i got kw v1 coilover and my 9.5'' et20 almost touch the coilover by 5-7mm
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Doyle,

I wanna see this 275 tire in the front, thinking about TC Kline coils soon and I'm running a 18x9.5 et35 with a 5mmspacer currently on sports with no rub
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i got kw v1 coilover and my 9.5'' et20 almost touch the coilover by 5-7mm
what tire brand and spec?
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Doyle,

I wanna see this 275 tire in the front, thinking about TC Kline coils soon and I'm running a 18x9.5 et35 with a 5mmspacer currently on sports with no rub
Don't have the 275's mounted anymore. It was basically the shop seeing how much the front could swallow. 285/30 was where we started to rub.

If you look through some of my old posts you can see pictures of 265/35 nt05's on 18x9.5 et 25 mounted with plenty of room.

PM me if you want to schedule something. Since I have my DD wheels/tires on, I'll have to swap to the forgelines.
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That's crazy awesome haha. I want to run super wide in the back again...but I don't think people make a 295/35/18 tire?
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That's crazy awesome haha. I want to run super wide in the back again...but I don't think people make a 295/35/18 tire?
Michelin makes 295/35/18 I have them on the rear of my 328i.
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