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      07-23-2011, 05:20 AM   #1
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help with spacers

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hoping to purchase some 10mm spacers soon, I realise Ill need longer bolts for this, but does anyone know the size I should be looking for or even the length of the standard ones? also does anyone know best king of place to be looking for these? and what do people do regarding locking wheel nuts? leave the standard bmw one in doesnt seem right?

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For 10mm spacers you will require extended 35mm bolts. You wont be able to re use your locking bolts. Best place to buy new bolts and spacers is eBay.
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Hi guys

hoping to purchase some 10mm spacers soon, I realise Ill need longer bolts for this, but does anyone know the size I should be looking for or even the length of the standard ones? also does anyone know best king of place to be looking for these? and what do people do regarding locking wheel nuts? leave the standard bmw one in doesnt seem right?

many thanks
Chris, standard OEM nuts are 25mm (threaded part), so as Nick has stated you'll need 35mm nuts.

The best place IMO for all you need (Spacers,lockers and nuts) is Grayston engineering:

http://www.graystonengineering.com/wheelnutmenu.htm

If you're in any way unsure of what you need, give them a call, they're really friendly and helpful

I use their lockers as well as McGards.

Alternatively, ring Teddy SSDD (07920 575 052):

http://www.ssdd-motorsport.com/

and Teddy will sort out all you need.
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Are the bolts on the E92 different to the E90? I'm sure mine were 28mm standard, confirmed by the place I bought my extended bolts from. I've got 42mm bolts coming to go with my 15mm spacers.
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Are the bolts on the E92 different to the E90? I'm sure mine were 28mm standard, confirmed by the place I bought my extended bolts from. I've got 42mm bolts coming to go with my 15mm spacers.
I don't think the bolts differ from E90-E92, but my bolts (E92) are 25mm.
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Can't argue with that - my info came from one of the site sponsors:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=555258

And, as I said, confirmed by the people I bought the spacers and longer bolts from.
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