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Old 06-17-2014, 01:37 PM   #321
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Sorry for the crappy cameraphone quality, but here is my E46 on 18s

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Old 06-17-2014, 01:57 PM   #322
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Mk153 - Thinking about getting that same setup. Do you happen to have anymore pictures?

Also, are you glad you went with the 9" rear, or do you wish you'd have gone 8" all around?
I wish I went 8" all around - the 9s in the back definitely rub.

You can find some more pics here: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1035135
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Old 06-17-2014, 03:56 PM   #323
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:30 PM   #324
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Old 06-18-2014, 10:29 PM   #325
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:02 PM   #326
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One piece lip is on. Next step is rear fender rolling and spacers all around.
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Old 06-21-2014, 10:43 AM   #327
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front 235/40/18
rear 245/40/18

rear and front m sport springs
rear arched

ordered a set of lowering springs for front and back 40mm/40mm and was wondering if i should order fron 10mm spacers and rear 10mm spacers? Or will this make it rub the arches?

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Old 06-21-2014, 05:13 PM   #328
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You might need to roll your rears a little bit with 10mm spacers, especially if you'll be going lower. Take a look at my car, my fenders aren't rolled and I have about 4-5cm of room between the tire and fender in the rear. I'm running 245/35 with a 35 offset. But then again, coupes have a little more room than sedans.

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Old 06-21-2014, 05:30 PM   #329
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You might need to roll your rears a little bit with 10mm spacers, especially if you'll be going lower. Take a look at my car, my fenders aren't rolled and I have about 4-5cm of room between the tire and fender in the rear. I'm running 245/35 with a 35 offset. But then again, coupes have a little more room than sedans.

He shouldn't have to, I'm running 265/35/18 on a 9.5 inch rim with 35 offset and I don't rub. I'm also lowered on H&R cup kit with -3 camber. Functional camber is key.


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Old 06-22-2014, 06:52 AM   #330
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Old 06-22-2014, 10:24 AM   #331
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He shouldn't have to, I'm running 265/35/18 on a 9.5 inch rim with 35 offset and I don't rub. I'm also lowered on H&R cup kit with -3 camber. Functional camber is key.


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Are you at the same height as the pic in your sig? If so, that's too high to rub, even with 265's. I'm tucking half my sidewall, and I'm going to need to roll before getting spacers.
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Old 06-22-2014, 03:26 PM   #332
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Are you at the same height as the pic in your sig? If so, that's too high to rub, even with 265's. I'm tucking half my sidewall, and I'm going to need to roll before getting spacers.

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Old 06-22-2014, 04:25 PM   #333
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Old 06-23-2014, 04:07 PM   #334
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18 inch summers.....


Wow! Thats nice. Is the 18s in winter the same wheels as mine? Whats the spec on them and how low is that? Springs? Also would want to know the name of these wheels



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Old 06-24-2014, 12:28 AM   #335
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Old 06-24-2014, 12:54 AM   #336
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front 235/40/18
rear 245/40/18

rear and front m sport springs
rear arched

ordered a set of lowering springs for front and back 40mm/40mm and was wondering if i should order fron 10mm spacers and rear 10mm spacers? Or will this make it rub the arches?

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So it just depends on how low your setup will let you go.
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Old 06-24-2014, 04:17 AM   #337
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So it just depends on how low your setup will let you go.

Yeah.. 40mm?


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Old 06-28-2014, 02:57 AM   #338
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Yeah.. 40mm?


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I think you'll be fine, you may or may not need a slight roll if you get spacers though, keep that in mind.

What're the wheel specs?

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Old 06-28-2014, 04:03 AM   #339
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Sorry the only info about them i have is 8.5.. Its 245/40/18 on tyres.. It doesnt rub! But the corner of the tyre does when theres people in the back.. So thinking if i should camber it?


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Old 06-28-2014, 09:41 AM   #340
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It'll camber a little bit once you go lower.. you can adjust it later though when you get an alignment.

I can't see your car in person so I can't give you accurate advice I say if you already rub with people in the back then go ahead and roll your rear fenders and go lower.. Get 5mm spacers if you really want to get spacers, but I think you'll be good without them though.
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