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      08-09-2011, 09:42 AM   #1
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Exclamation NEED HELP! authentic m6 rims fitment

Hi, i am new to e90 post and this is my first post, i usually just browse on e90 post but this is my first time actually posting.

I own a 2006 330i sports package

Yesterday i picked up OEM authentic M6 rims with oem tire size here are the specs on the new rims:

front: 255/40/19 they are 8.5 ET: 12
rear: 285/35/19 they are 9.8 ET: 17

when i installed the rear wheels, the fitment was perfect but there was A LOT of rubbing.
I have not tired on the front's yet.

my question is how would i be able to get the wheels installed. with no rubbing issues, will the problem go away with just a fender roll, or do i need smaller size tires like 245/35/29 and 275/30/19?

i am uploading a pic with the rear on, hope it works
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To fit the fronts, you'll need a 225/35/19. Even then, you might need to get a lot of negative camber dialed in.

For the rears, try a 265/30/19.
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Is it because of the low offset i need 225 and 265?

i was trying to go as wide as i could for tires

i was wondering if i just roll my fenders that will eliminate the rubbing problem, but i guess not?
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Is it because of the low offset i need 225 and 265?

i was trying to go as wide as i could for tires

i was wondering if i just roll my fenders that will eliminate the rubbing problem, but i guess not?
You need a lower profile tire anyway with 19" wheels. 35 series in the front and 30 series in the back. The front offsets are very low so that's why you need a 225. 265 is standard for the back... I suggested it because if you run a 225 in the front, you don't want to run as big a stagger as 275 in the back. Ideally, 225 will be matched well with 255.
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thanks bro, imma look into that, am i still going to need to roll my fenders even with the 225/265?
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To fit the fronts, you'll need a 225/35/19. Even then, you might need to get a lot of negative camber dialed in.

For the rears, try a 265/30/19.

Got that set up today and it looks nice!
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Are you rubbing with the new tires?
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Are you rubbing with the new tires?
Not rubbing at all! Perfect Fitment. I just need coil overs now to complete my set up for the stance I want.
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Got that set up today and it looks nice!
Pics? Don't think I've seen OEM M6 wheels on a e90 yet.
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im on my iphone right now and as soon as i get to a computer i will post up the pics
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Wheels look sick. I want
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Cool, looks very aggressive in the front though.
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Looks amazing! Nice work.
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