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      10-06-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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Ordered 15mm spacer for front wheels.. Wrong size?

I put e46 M3 fitment wheels on my pre lci e90. Fronts are 19x8.5 +35 with a 225/35/19 tire(a bit stretched) and rears are 19x9.5 +22 with 265/30/19 tires. THe rear is pretty flush and I love the look. But I ordered 15mm spacers for the front according to the measurements I took. Fronts desperately need spacers. But by adding 15mm spacers to the front it will become a +20 offset. Did I make the wrong choice in spacer size being the front will have a +20 offset and rear has +22? So Im guessing the front will stick out more then the rear? Is this not going to look good? Or will this setup be fine?
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your front offset is not related to the rear offset. +20/22 setup is fine. if anything, that setup is better looking than most people's setup on this forum. lol
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your front offset is not related to the rear offset. +20/22 setup is fine. if anything, that setup is better looking than most people's setup on this forum. lol
Well thats good to hear. I thought if the front was lower it wouldnt look right. But I guess it is such a small difference anyway. Thank you for your input.
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you might need to have those v1s set low to tuck them. I have +30 on my 8.5s and i dont think i could go any lower offset without rubbing.
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you might need to have those v1s set low to tuck them. I have +30 on my 8.5s and i dont think i could go any lower offset without rubbing.
Oh wow, I hope they fit ok. But I guess we will see tomorrow when I get them. LOL
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definitely post up pics when you get them on. e46 and e90 19in m3 wheels are my favorite rims.
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definitely post up pics when you get them on. e46 and e90 19in m3 wheels are my favorite rims.
I apologize, I misinformed you. THe wheels I have on are M3 fitment, not M3 wheels. THey are avant garde 310s off an e46 M3. But once I get the spacers on Ill still post up pics.
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