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Old 07-22-2010, 01:19 PM   #1
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Rim/Tire Question

OK so I bought the VMR CSL reps little over a year ago and I am running 235's squared non-staggered. I would like to run 255's in the rear but have no idead how wide my rim is. I looked on the VMR site and it shows 8.5 being the smallest width, is this true? Would it be possible to run 255's?

EDIT: It seems I could run 255 in the rears with an 8.5. My 235 fit pretty flush with the rim already, would there be anything bad about fitting a 255? Also I dont have much rim/fender clearance with my setup, how would this effect it? would I rub?

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Old 07-22-2010, 07:13 PM   #2
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255/35/18 can be used on a 8.5" wheel but it will look very bulgy. Rear fender roll may be required since the tire will be tapering out.

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Old 07-22-2010, 10:36 PM   #3
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ooo, does anybody have any pics of this.... also how much would staggered rears only be from you guys? I am not sure what I am running right now but I have 235's in the rear and minor fender rolling in the rear. What wheel offset etc. should I use in the rear on a 18" rim and width at 9.5" with 255? I have a 2004 330i sedan.
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