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      03-25-2013, 12:36 AM   #1
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VMR 701 gunmetal 18" or 19"? Need help!!

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I will be upgrading to the VMR 701's tomorrow (if i can decide on 18" or 19"). I dont want to get 18's and look small and 19's and get rubbed all the time. I will be adding ST coiolvers soon after the wheel upgrade. What size should i go please. If any one have pictures please post.

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http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819401
Look at my thread, look for the silver E90
I'm running on ST's wheels vmr 701
19x8.5 et 35, michelin pss 235/35/19
19x9.5 et 33, michelin pss 265/30/19
To compare ride height when you install place your iphone behind the front wheel well and stand it up below the sideskirt, I am iPhone + 1 finger height. For rear place phone in front of rear well below sideskirt, I am iphone + 2 finger height.
No wheel gap, no rubbing, stock alignment. I could go lower but don't want too. Fenders are rolled as a precaution.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=816927
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http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819401
Look at my thread, look for the silver E90
I'm running on ST's wheels vmr 701
19x8.5 et 35, michelin pss 235/35/19
19x9.5 et 33, michelin pss 265/30/19
To compare ride height when you install place your iphone behind the front wheel well and stand it up below the sideskirt, I am iPhone + 1 finger height. For rear place phone in front of rear well below sideskirt, I am iphone + 2 finger height.
No wheel gap, no rubbing, stock alignment. I could go lower but don't want too. Fenders are rolled as a precaution.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=816927
Your ride is perfect. Thanks for the very helpful information. Are you running any spacers?
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This is the stance i'm trying to achieve, are these 19's?

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It looks like 19's. No spacers. My PSS sidewall tires are too square and I added 10mm front and 15mm rear, barely a mile I started rubbing. Either I put more negative camber plus narrow sidewalls like Falken 453 or Hankook V12.
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It looks like 19's. No spacers. My PSS sidewall tires are too square and I added 10mm front and 15mm rear, barely a mile I started rubbing. Either I put more negative camber plus narrow sidewalls like Falken 453 or Hankook V12.
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Anybody running 18" with a drop on coils?
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18s, but not sure if this car is lowered at all.

http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/g...1-08125125.jpg

Also, tire sizing is a bit larger than we recommend.
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18s, but not sure if this car is lowered at all.

http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/g...1-08125125.jpg

Also, tire sizing is a bit larger than we recommend.
Thanks Velocity Motoring, i bought a set of 18's from JB yesterday. I wish you guys would offer mounting too.
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VMR 701's 18" are on. Getting coilovers now.

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Thanks Velocity Motoring, i bought a set of 18's from JB yesterday. I wish you guys would offer mounting too.
Oh cool. We do offer mounting and balancing though. We have all the equipment right here.
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Oh cool. We do offer mounting and balancing though. We have all the equipment right here.
Oh ok, i think i was picking them up so late, it was almost closing time. But it was great you guys are A+..
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