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Old 08-19-2004, 04:47 PM   #1
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will these wheels fit a E46 M3 ???

my friend is wanting to buy 19x8 FRONT 19x9.5 REAR wheels off a 530 to put onto his E46 M3. will they fit without custom mods?

E46 M3 offets : 47mm in the front, 27mm in the rear. (iffy)
E39 530 offsets : 20mm all the way around
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Old 08-19-2004, 04:51 PM   #2
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it's not the offset the hub diameter is larger on the E39 i belive 74mm vs 72.5mm on the E46

it will not work
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Old 08-19-2004, 05:02 PM   #3
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not @ all? so theres NOTHING we can do to make it work?
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not @ all? so theres NOTHING we can do to make it work?

how are you going to reduce the hub diameter to make it fit the E46 hub?

add more metal?

it' cant' be done safely at all, so NO.
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Old 08-19-2004, 06:01 PM   #5
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check and see if the hubs are interchangeable?
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