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Old 02-11-2013, 05:03 PM   #1
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Wheel spacers

Hey guys i have an 04 330ci M sport with style 135 rims. I am thinking of buying a set of thin spacers for the rear only. I was thinking 15mm since i dont want any rubbing or anything. Now my question is, will those fit? is 72.5mm the hub size that i should look for? http://www.ebay.com/itm/5x120-72-5-1...2d72f3&vxp=mtr if no can anyone recommend me a set that will fit? Anything else i need to know before i run spacers?
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:07 PM   #2
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You need longer wheel bolts. And I would recommend buying real ones used rather than eBay ones. It might seem like a simple piece to make but I wouldn't trust a random no name part when it's that vital to safety. The tolerances could be way off or the metal could be sub par.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:54 PM   #3
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Would a 20 mm spacers work with a 2002 325 ci with out cousing problems if not what is the biggest I could go. On rhe rear

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Old 02-11-2013, 06:52 PM   #4
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15mm isn't a thin spacer. Thin is like 3mm or 5mm. I don't have style 135's, so I can't comment on clearance. But as stated above, you will need either extended bolts or a stud kit. But please don't buy used bolts. That's dangerous, as you don't know if they've ever been over-torqued or not.
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:02 PM   #5
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Alright thanks for the help

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Measure your clearances and go from there.
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Thanks Man what if my tires clear all the way trough what the biggest spacers I should Get without comprimising anything.

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The best, most precise method, is to measure. We can guess but your car may be different than other people's cars, so their recommendations might not work in your case.
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