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      10-24-2009, 06:49 AM   #1
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M260 alloys fit M sport pre LCI?

Gents after successfully putting an LCI front end on my MSport 06 E90 then I thought I now need new wheels.

I had this car for years and am bored with it but I'm not getting a new one until next year.

So the questions is who has these on an M sport?

Any issues?

I have searched but only found the thread about the non LCI and sport estate which had them on and put 255's on the rear

Current MV3 alloys
18 x 8 225 34off
18 x 8.5 255 37 off

new 260M
18 x 8.5 235 29
18 x 9.5 265 23off

Will it just require rear fender rolling if I stick with the 265's

These will be so comfortable compared to the runflats, they've got to be better thats for sure.

results from offset calc

front:

1mm LESS clearance on the strut side, and the outside edge of the wheel will EXTEND an extra 11mm

rear:

1mm MORE clearance on the strut side, and the outside edge of the wheel will EXTEND an extra 27mm

As the new rears have 40's instead of 35's it states the speedo will be out by 3mph, is this an issue

thanks guys
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Are you thinking about using the M3 sized tires?
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I will probably replace the rear tyres with 35 profile
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I will probably replace the rear tyres with 35 profile
Yes, that a good idea.
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