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      01-22-2011, 07:53 PM   #1
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Need help and opinions about wheel spacers

Hey guys,

I've finally decided that I NEED wheel spacers. I have an 09 e92 with the shitty bridgestones (comes with sport package) and have style 197 wheels. I was hoping someone could tell me a good setup and company they like/use and what sizes to get for them. Thanks guys!

ooh and I am still on the stock suspension, not dropped
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ive had 30mm eibach ones and 10mm currently from ECS Tunning. Just make sure you get extended lugs. No problem with either brands, As far as width all depends if you plan to drop the car and if you want to roll fenders?
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ive had 30mm eibach ones and 10mm currently from ECS Tunning. Just make sure you get extended lugs. No problem with either brands, As far as width all depends if you plan to drop the car and if you want to roll fenders?
thanks for the quick response! haha and I'll probably keep my car on stock suspension until i get new wheels, which unfortunately might be a while. I was thinking about going 12-15mm on the rear but I see you have 30mm and am wondering if 12-15mm will make a big enough difference in the appearance
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12-15mm will definitely make a noticeable difference
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I have used 15mm Rogue Engineering spacers for the past 4 years with no issues:

http://www.rogueengineering.com/rogu...R/WSPACER.html
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cool thanks guys,

also ive been told to get spacers on the front.. what do you guys think about that ? worth it ?
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I think I am going to go ahead and get the 15mm.

Before I pull the trigger, any comments on whether I should get front spacers too??

Thanks guys
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I agree the general consensus seems to be 15mm in the rear, but haven't heard much about spacers up front. To me, they seem almost there. I was just considering going for a 235 tire up front to push it out slightly and reduce the very slight stretch.
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Thought I'd bump this thread since I'm in a similar position. I have an e92 (w/ sport package) and I don't have any intentions of lowering the car (for the time being). I have the style 230 19's. I was thinking about 20mm spacers in the back and maybe 10mm in the front (maybe 5mm would be better, I'm not sure). Have any of you done something similar? Would I run into any problems with rubbing?
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i would like to know the same info about spacers, anybody have before and after pics?
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