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Old 04-18-2012, 04:48 PM   #1581
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Hey sup everyone.. I wanna post my car's pic sometime soon.. But still looking for tires.. Just wondering. I have the vmr v710 19x8.5 square setup.. But would like to do thicker tires in the rear if possible.. Was thinking of doing 235/35 19 front then 245/35 or 30 19 in the rear.. Can anyone give me an advise pls.. Ty..
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:12 PM   #1582
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Hey sup everyone.. I wanna post my car's pic sometime soon.. But still looking for tires.. Just wondering. I have the vmr v710 19x8.5 square setup.. But would like to do thicker tires in the rear if possible.. Was thinking of doing 235/35 19 front then 245/35 or 30 19 in the rear.. Can anyone give me an advise pls.. Ty..
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I cannot guarantee that 245/35's in the rear will not have rubbing issues, but I have seen members run that set up in the past. However, since you do have a square wheel set up, you might as well just run a square tire set up so that you can rotate the wheels.
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:19 PM   #1583
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Thankbyou.. Ill probably do tht.. What about using spacers to make the rear look staggered?
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:43 PM   #1584
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:21 PM   #1585
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Thankbyou.. Ill probably do tht.. What about using spacers to make the rear look staggered?
You could do that, but I would suggest waiting until the wheels are on the car and measuring the gap between the fender and the wheel to determine the correct size of spacer.
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #1586
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More I took today....VMR I will take better hi res pics this weekend and in your inbox they go! Btw I have 19x8.5 fronts and 19x9.5 rear running 225/255 tires
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:23 PM   #1587
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Stupid question??? 600 posts and I am a noob when it comes to suspension.
I ordered Tein S springs am I going to have rubbing issues? (sedan)
When I get an alignment is the camber adjustable with stock setup?(dont think so)
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:03 AM   #1588
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Just got these ready to mount!
18x8.5 et 35 235/40/18
19x9.5 et45 265/35/18






Will post some pics hopefully tomorrow of them mounted when i get a chance

Stupid question??? 600 posts and I am a noob when it comes to suspension.
I ordered Tein S springs am I going to have rubbing issues? (sedan)
When I get an alignment is the camber adjustable with stock setup?(dont think so)
What should I expect when I run this setup. Any info to help a noob is appreciated



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In the front you will most definitely have rubbing...it will be a super bouncy ride.I have tein s techs- you will need to replace your factory shocks ASAP! they will blow soon if they have not already...be careful for dips in the road the rebound and compression on the front with the tein s techs and stock struts will cause rubbing for sure.- I have bilstein sports all around and it's perfect.
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:56 PM   #1589
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In the front you will most definitely have rubbing...it will be a super bouncy ride.I have tein s techs- you will need to replace your factory shocks ASAP! they will blow soon if they have not already...be careful for dips in the road the rebound and compression on the front with the tein s techs and stock struts will cause rubbing for sure.- I have bilstein sports all around and it's perfect.
Ok so you no longer rub with the bilstein sports? Were you able to adjust camber? Or is it not adjustable with stock setup? The reason I ask is my rear camber is already quite a bit on non sport setup, and I am worried that when I drop itll be too much? Sorry for all the noob questions, I have searched but cant seem to quite get answers I am looking for.
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:39 PM   #1590
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Ok so you no longer rub with the bilstein sports? Were you able to adjust camber? Or is it not adjustable with stock setup? The reason I ask is my rear camber is already quite a bit on non sport setup, and I am worried that when I drop itll be too much? Sorry for all the noob questions, I have searched but cant seem to quite get answers I am looking for.
I do not rub with the sports and its not a bad ride at all. The actual ride will be fine for your springs...just bouncy normal cruising all that good stuff...but if you wanna have a little fun drive a little hard...the faster you go the more bouncy it's gonna be and all down hill from there... look out for dips/drops while even driving normal that's where you will rub just be careful driving on the springs...save up for some new shocks/struts and you'll be good to go!
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:26 PM   #1591
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More I took today....VMR I will take better hi res pics this weekend and in your inbox they go! Btw I have 19x8.5 fronts and 19x9.5 rear running 225/255 tires
Pictures look great! Can't wait to see those Hi-res pics.

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18x8.5 et 35 235/40/18
19x9.5 et45 265/35/18






Will post some pics hopefully tomorrow of them mounted when i get a chance

Stupid question??? 600 posts and I am a noob when it comes to suspension.
I ordered Tein S springs am I going to have rubbing issues? (sedan)
When I get an alignment is the camber adjustable with stock setup?(dont think so)
What should I expect when I run this setup. Any info to help a noob is appreciated

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With the 265/35/18s on the rear you may also run into a slight rubbing issue. If anything, they would need a slight roll.

Now hurry up so that we can see pictures of them mounted!
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:22 PM   #1592
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:20 PM   #1594
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Just a couple quick shots for now sorry for iphone quality and car is dirty
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:38 PM   #1595
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Pictures look great! Can't wait to see those Hi-res pics.



With the 265/35/18s on the rear you may also run into a slight rubbing issue. If anything, they would need a slight roll.

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I think it looks great!
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Will post more pics after a proper shoot!
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Definitely looks good. Love the storm trooper look. Should look great with a drop and the M-tech bumper.
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Definitely looks good. Love the storm trooper look. Should look great with a drop and the M-tech bumper.
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Old 04-20-2012, 09:07 PM   #1598
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For a 2005 330i ZHP Sedan what would be an aggressive set up in 18" VB3's or possibly 710's?? Tires i'd be using are Yokohama S.Drives Front 225/40/18, Rear 255/35/18.

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I was thinking about getting some VB3's or V710's but I don't know how they would look with just a facelift bumper. I don't want it to end up looking bad. Do you guys have any pictures?
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