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Old 07-15-2014, 09:19 AM   #141
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Love these wheels but I would like to stick with 17"s for comfort purposes and the fact that I just got a new set of 225/45 17s. Since I want to use my current tire set, should I go with the 17x8.5" ET40 or 17x9" ET42?

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Old 07-15-2014, 02:09 PM   #142
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Love these wheels but I would like to stick with 17"s for comfort purposes and the fact that I just got a new set of 225/45 17s. Since I want to use my current tire set, should I go with the 17x8.5" ET40 or 17x9" ET42?

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With the 225/35/17 tires that you currently have, we would recommend the 17x8.5" ET40 ARC-8 wheel, as the tires would be too undersized for a 9" wide wheel We would recommend a 235/40/17 tire when it comes time to replace the tires in the future for the 17x8.5" ET40 ARC-8's though.
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Old 08-09-2014, 04:40 AM   #143
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Old 08-11-2014, 04:52 PM   #144
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Very beautiful shot of your E46 zaharias, thanks for sharing!
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Jet Black E46 M3 on 19" Anthracite EC-7 Wheels
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Old 08-21-2014, 05:31 PM   #146
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18x8.5 +45 Offset 245/35/18 Michelin PSS Square set up.
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Great looking e46, dirtypinguin, thank you for sharing!
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Old 08-28-2014, 12:50 PM   #149
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Beautiful E46's zaharias & drlph25, thank you for sharing with us!
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Here are my 18x9 on 255/35/18 all around. Stock Sport Suspension, no spacers no fender modifications, no rubbing

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Great color choice for wheels ElrichMeister, they really compliment the car. Thank you for sharing!
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