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Old 03-15-2010, 01:58 PM   #1
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I have an 02 M3 with stock suspension right now. I am running v710s (staggered obviously) with 245/35/19 up front and 275/30/19 in the rear. I am about to go lower on TEIN Sport spring and wonder what I can get away with in the rear. A buddy of mine thinks i need to go to 255/30/19... can i get away with 265/30/19 in the rear without rubbing???

I failed inspection for tread in the rear so I REALLY need to get some new tires in the rear STAT.... any comments are greatly appreciated.
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We have an M3 that's running conti 275/30/19 on the stock rim w/ H&R race with no troubles at all, few finger spacing. IDK how much more tein will give you but I would assume you'd be safe.
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alright i guess ill go with the 265/30/19 setup.

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No, I meant that for a 275/30/19. The 275's will fit just fine.
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My non-m has 265's you better go with the 275's.
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My non-m has 265's you better go with the 275's.
is your non-M dropped?
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265 will be cake to fit, 275 may even work when lowered depending on tire manufacturer.

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