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Old 02-06-2013, 10:28 PM   #1
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Wheel and tire fitment

I have a stock 2004 325xi and I want to put 18 8.5 et+20 with 215 40 18 tires on it. Will this work? Any issues I need to know... I'm new to owning a bimmer and forums. Thanks in advance

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Old 02-07-2013, 02:12 PM   #2
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I would not recommend that sizing, it's on the aggressive side for your car. 18x8.5 ET35 all around would be a much better fit, with 235/40/18 tires. You should not have any rubbing issues with a setup like that.
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:30 AM   #3
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Thank you. I think that's what I'm going to do instead.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:26 PM   #5
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How about 225/40-18 on 18x8 ET37?
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:27 PM   #6
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Just like the wheels in your profile pic VMR
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That size will work too.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:21 AM   #8
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I NEVER say this, but even I think your car needs to come down a bit.
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:56 PM   #10
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I'm not into the whole lowering thing but I think so too
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Got a 05 330i just picked up some style 313 wheels, fronts are 18x8 et 34, rears are 18x8.5 et 37... Would these size tires work front - 225/40, rears - 255/35?
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I don't think you'll have an issue with those wheel and tire specs.
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confirmed. you will be fine and have similar "flushness" front and rear. Could probably do 5mm front and rear but put them on and see first.

Edit: those are reps unless treff is not up to date.

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