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Old 01-22-2013, 01:40 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by trj View Post
Yes, hub centric adapters or hub centric rings. The center bore of e39 wheels are larger than e46, hence the adapters will be needed.

However, your first problem will be offset. e39 wheels will be way too aggressive. Get the specs of the said wheel and check if they will fit. If the offsets work then hub centric adapters will make those wheels fit for you.

e46's take around 40 offset, e39s came with around 20. Hence, the wheels will stick out of by 20mm. I am just giving you some ballpark numbers, you will have to check with the exact spec of the wheel.
I did find out that the offset of the e39 wheel is like you said, 20. Mine is 40 stock. So if i get the hubcentric adapters, will this work? How can i check for sure??
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