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 > 12mm or 15mm Spacers for Style 230



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
      06-20-2012, 08:50 PM   #1
tango3
Private
tango3's Avatar
Canada
2
Rep
55
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Markham

iTrader: (0)

12mm or 15mm Spacers for Style 230

I'm not sure which spacers to get 12mm or 15mm. I want to get the tires to stick out but i don't want it to rub. BTW I'm just getting it for the rear.

I have the E92 335i with stock suspension. I have the msport package so I'm guessing i have the sport suspension. And my rear tires are the FK452 265/30/19
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 01:04 AM   #2
bmw325i
Brigadier General
58
Rep
4,495
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: United States

iTrader: (6)

I know you said you only wanted to do the rear but I'd do 12 up front 15 in the rear.
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 08:01 PM   #3
tango3
Private
tango3's Avatar
Canada
2
Rep
55
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Markham

iTrader: (0)

Thanks. I'll probably do the fronts later on, just can't at the moment. So 15mm will have no problems, like rubbing?
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 08:03 PM   #4
O HELLA BMW
I <3 My E93
O HELLA BMW's Avatar
United_States
65
Rep
3,167
Posts

 
Drives: 08 335i vert
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: PA

iTrader: (21)

what the offsets on the oem 230's?
__________________
08 BMW 335i E93
**Stance will make B!tches Dance**
CCW LM5T
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 08:22 PM   #5
VMRWheels
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
VMRWheels's Avatar
267
Rep
16,160
Posts


 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Anaheim, CA

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2014 BMW F22  [0.00]
2013 BMW F06  [0.00]
2013 BMW F30  [0.00]
Whatever size you go with, be sure to get extended bolts to compensate for the size of the spacer. Some spacers will come with extra lugs so you won't need to worry about it. Anyway, I would go with the 12mm spacer
__________________

VMR | Wheels - Mitch A. | p. 714-442-7916 extension 107 | e. Mitch@velocitymotoring.com | ** VMR Holiday Special! **
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 09:28 PM   #6
tango3
Private
tango3's Avatar
Canada
2
Rep
55
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Markham

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by O HELLA BMW View Post
what the offsets on the oem 230's?
I believe it is +39 in the rear
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 09:34 PM   #7
Alen E90
Major General
Alen E90's Avatar
United_States
93
Rep
8,237
Posts

 
Drives: E90 328i TiAg
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: SO. CAL-818 (SFV)

iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by tango3 View Post
I believe it is +39 in the rear
ET 34 in the front, ET 37 in the rear im also wondering which size spacer is better for my 230s as well!
__________________

TiAg FTW!
Appreciate 0
      06-21-2012, 09:37 PM   #8
O HELLA BMW
I <3 My E93
O HELLA BMW's Avatar
United_States
65
Rep
3,167
Posts

 
Drives: 08 335i vert
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: PA

iTrader: (21)

get a 20mm spacer for the rear, you will rub a bit over crappy roads but you must have your fenders rolled...it will look sweet though...

i have +33 in the rear of my work wheels but added a 15mm spacer which makes me +18 and i love it. looks so much aggressive and flush.
__________________
08 BMW 335i E93
**Stance will make B!tches Dance**
CCW LM5T
Appreciate 0
      06-22-2012, 03:30 AM   #9
bmw325i
Brigadier General
58
Rep
4,495
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: United States

iTrader: (6)

Offsets don't mean a thing without widths.

Style 230's are 19x8 et37 19x9 et39
Appreciate 0
      06-22-2012, 11:54 AM   #10
tango3
Private
tango3's Avatar
Canada
2
Rep
55
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Markham

iTrader: (0)

Thanks but i think 20mm will be way too much for the rears. Also i wont be getting my fenders rolled. I also searched around and i got mixed answers. Some say 12mm some say 15mm
Appreciate 0
      06-22-2012, 12:31 PM   #11
bmw325i
Brigadier General
58
Rep
4,495
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: United States

iTrader: (6)

15mm in the back will put you around the same as 19x9.5 et30 you won't rub.
Appreciate 0
      11-16-2012, 03:20 PM   #12
drm916
Second Lieutenant
2
Rep
226
Posts

 
Drives: 335
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: atlanta

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bmw325i View Post
15mm in the back will put you around the same as 19x9.5 et30 you won't rub.
I put 12s front and back. I am dropped on coils and the rear rubs. I think 10s in the back would be perfect. But I think I am going to roll the fenders instead.
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 11:42 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