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Old 04-07-2006, 05:51 AM   #1
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Red face Experiment of shaving OEM M3 rear wheels to fit on non-M3

I've had experimentation on modyfying(shaving off the rear wheels with CNC Machine) 2002 OEM M3 rear wheels to minimize or hopely eliminate the rubbing issue.


1. Not much of difference. minimized rubbing on corner. 90 degree round track with 70km/h clear!! but, if there is any hump or sunk zone on the road, they will rub. not the top of fender but right beside it.

Totaly not cool~!!!

2. Visual presentation with OEM M3> Kick ass... ~!!!!
I could drive it, but I won't --> just because of safety issue. Not the structure of the wheels, but tire might fail on highway drive by rubbing fender on sunk zone.

3. recommendation.???

------>>> Don't do it~~!!:thumbdwn:

Anyone have two front M3 wheels for sale? pity Me~~!!

My buddy just sold his set, so I don't get to have them...

Let me know if anyone is willing to sell... I live in Canada B.C.

Thank you for reading...
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Old 04-08-2006, 12:01 PM   #2
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Hmm, shaving?
You should have asked me. I would have traded your new M3 tires for my old bald M3 tires.
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Old 04-10-2006, 10:07 PM   #3
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i would think doing taht would take away from the structural integrity of the wheel...
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