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      03-06-2011, 02:23 PM   #1
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275 Front Tire?

Hey all, just looking for some advice on wheel size that I am purchasing. The Company that I am buying my wheels and tires from is assuring me that a 275 front tire with the Volk TE37SL's that I am ordering will work and NOT rub. I am also putting slightly lower spring on too. Anyone have any experience with that size front? Especially here in HI with our smooth roads and exits from businesses, lol??
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Hey all, just looking for some advice on wheel size that I am purchasing. The Company that I am buying my wheels and tires from is assuring me that a 275 front tire with the Volk TE37SL's that I am ordering will work and NOT rub. I am also putting slightly lower spring on too. Anyone have any experience with that size front? Especially here in HI with our smooth roads and exits from businesses, lol??
Whats the full size of the tire?

I'm running 265/35/19 and I have no problems.

Just currious as to why you wanna run 275? What will the rears be?
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Advan AD08 275/35/19 for front and 295/30/19 for rear. I only want to be somewhat flush and a little aggressive looking. They are assuring me that it will not rub and they have done this setup before which i believe. I just know how bad our roads are and want NO rubbing
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I think just to make myself feel better I am gonna change the order to 265 for the front. At least for piece of mind.
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Advan AD08 275/35/19 for front and 295/30/19 for rear. I only want to be somewhat flush and a little aggressive looking. They are assuring me that it will not rub and they have done this setup before which i believe. I just know how bad our roads are and want NO rubbing
I think a 275/35/19 will rub with a drop ...
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Thanks Ricky, BTW do you know a shop that can install a short shifter kit or is that doable without a shop?
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Thanks Ricky, BTW do you know a shop that can install a short shifter kit or is that doable without a shop?
Its doable but its a pain in the ass!!

I thought you were selling your car?
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Well, I was trying to to upgrade to a 2011.5 M3 E90, but so far no takers

Can you recommend a shop that can help add that kit and do it right?
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Well, I was trying to to upgrade to a 2011.5 M3 E90, but so far no takers

Can you recommend a shop that can help add that kit and do it right?
A&A ... Kinda $$ cause they go by the BMW avg hour per job.

Here is the contact info (1st page):

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=199988
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