E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Tuning & Tech > The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum

The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum
Use this forum to discuss anything in relation to wheels to tires to offsets.
Sponsored by The Tire Rack

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-29-2006, 09:30 AM   #1
gaby1088
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: miami
Posts: 3,092
My Ride: 993
20MM offset to 35mm?

Whats up, i saw these rims on ebay that are 20 mm offset but i know the e46 is 35 MM, how would i change it from 20 to 35? Any ideas? do you guys recommend it?
thanks
gaby1088 is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 12-29-2006, 09:46 AM   #2
nite-stalker
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 275
My Ride: 325Ci
You cannot increase the positive offset of a wheel easily. The only way is to machine the wheel hub face down to increase offset (you don't want to do this, it decreases material/strength).

20mm wheels on a non-M e46 will make the wheel too far out from the fender.
nite-stalker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-29-2006, 11:35 AM   #3
gaby1088
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: miami
Posts: 3,092
My Ride: 993
so i cannot just buy spacerS?
gaby1088 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-29-2006, 05:44 PM   #4
Staszek
Are we there yet??
 
Staszek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Princeton, NJ
Posts: 6,536
My Ride: Now a daily drive
Send a message via AIM to Staszek
Quote:
Originally Posted by gaby1088 View Post
so i cannot just buy spacerS?
No spacers will lower the offset even more, say you get a 5mm spacer your offset will now be 15mm it will not go up to 25mm

35mm offset the wheel is closer to the inside of the car. A 20mm offset the wheel is pushed out to the fender.

Just an FYI, 35 is not the offset for a BMW either, it can take a 35mm offset, but most OEM wheels (non M) are 40 or 45mm offsets.
__________________

Euro Delivery Date 8/14: 2013 E93
///M3 -6MT
Staszek is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use