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Old 04-07-2006, 05:51 AM   #1
junipa330ci
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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.

RESULT---------->

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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