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Old 10-12-2010, 07:27 PM   #141
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i ran by the rim shop today. i have a 2003 325i. the guy has 19's on his 328 with a stretched look (wheel inset of the rim). what's preferred, stretched look or have the wheel and rim meet in line?
its personal preference mainly. i personally hate the stretched look. reminds me of riced out Civic's and 19 year olds. i want a nice squared up look.

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EDIT: sorry wrong info given by op tire size is r245/35
still, 225's on 8.5 and 245's on 9.5 are stretched (regardless of sidewall height). i've got 235 on 8.5 and it's stretched in front. i've got 255's on 9.5 in the rear and it's VERY stretched. if you lay the wheel down on the side, only the rim touches, no tire. THAT'S STRETCHED!!!!! i wish i would have gotten 245's front and 265's rear.
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Old 10-12-2010, 07:55 PM   #142
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lol 255 on a 9.5 is not VERY Stretched.. 215 on a 9.5 is very stretched. Go to tyrestretch.com and get your facts together. Your set up is with your wheels specs. If your in your wheels specs your not very stretched /convo.
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Old 10-12-2010, 08:45 PM   #143
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lol 255 on a 9.5 is not VERY Stretched.. 215 on a 9.5 is very stretched. Go to tyrestretch.com and get your facts together. Your set up is with your wheels specs. If your in your wheels specs your not very stretched /convo.
you can lol to your silly website all you want, i could really care less. but since you brought up your factual site, yes, 255 on 9.5 is on the site you referenced BTW. and 215 on 9.5 rims just looks i've had 4 different tire/rim combos on my car and i know what i've seen in person, regardless of some dumb website. if it's not square, it's stretched. if you lay the wheel down on its side and only the rim touches, it's stretched.

225 on 7.5=square
235 on 8.5=stretched
245 on 8.5=square
255 on 9.5=stretched
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:00 PM   #144
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VMR VB3 = 19x10 rear 19x8.5 front
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:05 PM   #145
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^do you seriously have something written across your hood? even in tape?
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:19 PM   #146
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you can lol to your silly website all you want, i could really care less. but since you brought up your factual site, yes, 255 on 9.5 is on the site you referenced BTW. and 215 on 9.5 rims just looks i've had 4 different tire/rim combos on my car and i know what i've seen in person, regardless of some dumb website. if it's not square, it's stretched. if you lay the wheel down on its side and only the rim touches, it's stretched.

225 on 7.5=square
235 on 8.5=stretched
245 on 8.5=square
255 on 9.5=stretched
Wow man calm down. haha Im just saying there is a difference in what you call very stretched and stretched and mild stretch. I do agree 215 on a 9.5 is just to much. Witch would call for the term Very Stretched. Seems like you have way to much anger in regards to wheels and stretch.. So ill end with what i begun with 255 on a 9.5 is Not Very Stretched lol... its stretched ha
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:22 PM   #147
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no anger, i could care less how others want to make their car look. it all comes down to personal preference. and since you're repeating, i'll repeat what i already said. 255 on 9.5 is stretched (i have it on my car now). 245 on 9.5 is very stretched. 225 on 8.5 is hella stretched. i'm done.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:29 PM   #148
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So your a square.. I mean you want a square set up? ..... haha







I'm just busting your balls.. Your car in your sig looks good. I'm done aswell.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:32 PM   #149
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^do you seriously have something written across your hood? even in tape?
painters tape...was taken at h20 this year
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:33 PM   #150
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:34 PM   #151
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^do you seriously have something written across your hood? even in tape?
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painters tape...was taken at h20 this year
yea iv seen alot of people do it can you explain why people do it though haha?
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:37 PM   #152
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So your a square..
i'm good with that. and thanks for the sig complements

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yea iv seen alot of people do it can you explain why people do it though haha?

starting to remind me of a civic forum i'm a moderator at.....
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:39 PM   #153
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its just for meetings isnt it?
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:45 PM   #154
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okay, but why boast a ZHP? that's like the civic EX guys bragging when they'd get stomped by the civic SI.
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I agree. I don't really understand the writing of words with the tape. I do understand taping lights bumper ect. on caravan drives. But i would say the tape words are just immature.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:52 PM   #156
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the only time writing on your car is permissible is at the drag strip and putting your times on the windows. other than that....
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:00 PM   #157
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mk makes sense, haha but i dont see anything wrong with it, if he kept it on for a long time there would be something wrong but if its to a meet or something then i think its fine
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:04 PM   #158
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oem style 119's....i need spacers esp in rear. undecided on if these will become winter wheels and i get something else for next summer or if ill get something else for winter. tough trying not to mod a daily driver too much lol

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I wrote zhprise on the hood and ///mposter on the rear to be funny... Wasn't "boasting" anything...
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okay, but why boast a ZHP? that's like the civic EX guys bragging when they'd get stomped by the civic SI.
If anything your 330 would be like the ex and mine would be the si .... but I am amazed you even came up with a honda analogy on an e46 forum....
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