Tirerack
Use the following links to go directly to useful tirerack winter items: Tirerack Winter Tires. Gary's Winter Tire FAQ.
Using the links directly supports E90Post with tirerack sales commision!

  E90Post
 


TireRack

   PLEASE HELP SUPPORT E90POST BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER, THANKS!
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wheels and Tires Forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack > help out a wheel n00b please



Wheels and Tires forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack
Please help to directly support e90post by doing your tirerack shopping from the above link. For every sale made through the link, e90post gets sponsor support to keep the site alive. Disclaimer

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-22-2012, 09:17 AM   #1
mathematics
Captain
mathematics's Avatar
United_States
11
Rep
668
Posts

 
Drives: 08 328i e93 alpine white
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Queens, NY

iTrader: (0)

help out a wheel n00b please

Car is 2008 328i e93. I currently have oem 17" wheels and want to go with 20" vossen vvs-cv3. i know a 20" fits, but i'm not sure of the optimal tire sizes for front and rear. i don't drive the car much and want these for aesthetic reasons. i will also be buying coil overs to get some comfort as well as to be able to adjust ride height. a friend of mine told me to go for Continental DWS tires if that helps you help me lol. any help is much appreciated. thanks guys.
__________________
iPhone 5s (iTunes library/iTunes radio/Waze, etc) to Airport Express via AirPlay to Tru Technology SSLD6i via aux out of Airport Express to Helix A4S Competition. Dynaudio MD102, Esotar 1200, and MW152. Jehnert Door Cards and mid-bass'.
Appreciate 0
      01-22-2012, 11:24 AM   #2
remmib
General
remmib's Avatar
Norway
353
Rep
26,261
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 F10 520d M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Norway

iTrader: (0)

I'd get 245/30/20 and 285/25/20, if the offset is ET35 to 40ish.
__________________

F10 520d M-Sport Alpine White | HRE P43SC 20x9+20x11 | Michelin PSS 255/35+295/30 | KW V3 Coilover | M5 Front Sway Bar + M550d Rear Sway Bar | 3D Design Front Lip | BMW M Performance CF Spoiler | BMW M Performance Diffuser | BMW M Performance Black Grills | BMW M Performance Pedals |
Appreciate 0
      01-22-2012, 11:55 AM   #3
mathematics
Captain
mathematics's Avatar
United_States
11
Rep
668
Posts

 
Drives: 08 328i e93 alpine white
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Queens, NY

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by remmib View Post
I'd get 245/30/20 and 285/25/20, if the offset is ET35 to 40ish.
what is this offset you speak of? lol
__________________
iPhone 5s (iTunes library/iTunes radio/Waze, etc) to Airport Express via AirPlay to Tru Technology SSLD6i via aux out of Airport Express to Helix A4S Competition. Dynaudio MD102, Esotar 1200, and MW152. Jehnert Door Cards and mid-bass'.
Appreciate 0
      01-22-2012, 01:13 PM   #4
remmib
General
remmib's Avatar
Norway
353
Rep
26,261
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 F10 520d M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Norway

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mathematics View Post
what is this offset you speak of? lol
Google 'wheel offset'.
__________________

F10 520d M-Sport Alpine White | HRE P43SC 20x9+20x11 | Michelin PSS 255/35+295/30 | KW V3 Coilover | M5 Front Sway Bar + M550d Rear Sway Bar | 3D Design Front Lip | BMW M Performance CF Spoiler | BMW M Performance Diffuser | BMW M Performance Black Grills | BMW M Performance Pedals |
Appreciate 0
      01-22-2012, 01:56 PM   #5
Hooy
Colonel
Hooy's Avatar
50
Rep
2,765
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 328i Coupe
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Houston, TX

iTrader: (12)

Garage List
2008 E92 328  [2.50]
I'm just gonna say don't do it now. Your brakes are tiny, and 20" Vossens will make them look like compact discs.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-22-2012, 02:04 PM   #6
Game
Major General
Game's Avatar
United_States
85
Rep
5,145
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lockport/Chicago, IL

iTrader: (15)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mathematics View Post
what is this offset you speak of? lol
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-22-2012, 11:06 PM   #7
mathematics
Captain
mathematics's Avatar
United_States
11
Rep
668
Posts

 
Drives: 08 328i e93 alpine white
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Queens, NY

iTrader: (0)

ok, got it. tried to download the wheel specifications to check the offset, but the page doesn't work =(
__________________
iPhone 5s (iTunes library/iTunes radio/Waze, etc) to Airport Express via AirPlay to Tru Technology SSLD6i via aux out of Airport Express to Helix A4S Competition. Dynaudio MD102, Esotar 1200, and MW152. Jehnert Door Cards and mid-bass'.
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST