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      02-26-2011, 11:57 AM   #1
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Talking !!!--2009 e90 335i Wheel Spacers...a happy ending--!!!

I had been considering installing some wheel spacers but was worried about rubbing with my setup. --> Type 179 OEM Wheels with stock Bridgestone Potenza RE050A RFTs (Front: 19x8 ET37, 225/35 R19Y) (Rear: 19x9 ET39, 255/30 R19Y).

I'm also running Sport Suspension (ZSP) and the fenders have not been rolled.

I ended up going with Macht Schnell spacers (15mm Front, 10mm Rear). I initially tried running 15mm spacers all around, but was getting too much rubbing on the rear tires, so I switched to 10mm in the rear. I still get just a touch or rubbing in the rear if I'm heavily loaded (3 + people in the car) and hit a large dip at speed, or on the occasional severe parking lot transition.

Check this link for pix of the before and after setup. Overall, I'm very pleased with the results. I think it significantly improves the stance resulting in a more aggressive look.
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