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Old 05-16-2006, 05:10 AM   #1
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will 19'' fit ok on e46 sedan?

hey guys,

ive been looking for some new rims for my e46 sedan. i was wondering if 19'' x 8.5 all round will fit ok, with no rubbing etc. i have sports suspension and stock springs at the moment. the tyres will be 235/35/19 ZR and im looking to drop it using H&R or Eibach springs once i get the rims. any help will be appreciated!

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Old 05-16-2006, 05:23 AM   #2
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Yeh, it will fit fine.
It should fit, even with an insane drop.
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Old 05-16-2006, 05:34 AM   #3
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235/35/19, offset +38mm, 8.5J all round. Dropped on Eibach Prokits and Koni FSD's. No rolling needed, no rubbing even with 5 big guys and a trunk full of stuff.

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Old 05-16-2006, 05:43 AM   #4
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it will fit fine.
click sig for 19x8.5 all around.
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Old 05-16-2006, 05:37 PM   #5
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Nice wheel chickenbutt!

What are those?
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Old 05-16-2006, 10:12 PM   #6
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Thanks hosagod.

On the car: Autoart "Corse"

http://www.autoartwheels.com/autoartwheels.htm

And just in case you're not talkin' about the car: Shimano WHM965XTR

http://www.shimano.com.au/publish/co...s/wh-m965.html
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Old 05-16-2006, 10:17 PM   #7
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Watch the width. 19X9.5 in back rub.
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Old 05-16-2006, 11:29 PM   #8
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Thanks hosagod.

On the car: Autoart "Corse"

http://www.autoartwheels.com/autoartwheels.htm

And just in case you're not talkin' about the car: Shimano WHM965XTR

http://www.shimano.com.au/publish/co...s/wh-m965.html
how much do autoart wheels cost?
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Old 05-16-2006, 11:56 PM   #9
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I got them at cost price as my close friend is a dealer.

Here in my country, they should retail for about US$600/piece.
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Old 05-17-2006, 07:35 PM   #10
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Watch the width. 19X9.5 in back rub.
19x9.5 is fine.

What you have to watch out for is the offset (45mm to 48mm) and tire profile for a perfectly sized 265/30 to match the 235/35 front. You can get away using a 255/30. A 245 will be stretched, negating a need for a wider rear rim.

Some guys just want a sexy wider rear lip rim, even it means using a skinny tire to fit it in.
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Old 05-17-2006, 09:35 PM   #11
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where did you get that HOOD!! How much? TIA.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:58 AM   #12
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where did you get that HOOD!! How much? TIA.
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It's a Vorsteiner sedan hood. I got it shipped 1/2 way across the world from you are to where I am, so my price is not accurate.

I believe there sponsors here who carry Vorsateiner products.

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Old 05-18-2006, 11:10 AM   #13
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howd u put the bmw roundel on ur BBS wheels?
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Old 05-18-2006, 11:18 AM   #14
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Thanks hosagod.

On the car: Autoart "Corse"

http://www.autoartwheels.com/autoartwheels.htm

And just in case you're not talkin' about the car: Shimano WHM965XTR

http://www.shimano.com.au/publish/co...s/wh-m965.html
As I said in the above post, they not BBS wheels. They're from Autoart.

They're custom wheels so you can have them made to accept original BMW wheel caps if you like, along with any offset, lip size...etc

Here's a closeup:


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