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Old 01-17-2007, 10:27 PM   #1
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Tire fitments?

I'm looking to get a set of 18 x 8 front, 18 x 9 rear M5 replicas... My question is what size tires should I wrap these in?
Would a 215 be too narrow with a 40 aspect on the 8" wide front? I certainly don't want that bulging look on the tire, nor do i want that stupid stretched tire look... or would 225 be ok?
And what about the rear tire fitment then?
A 235/40 or a 245/35?
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Old 01-17-2007, 10:29 PM   #2
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Oh yea, also planning on dropping the car if it makes any difference...
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Old 01-18-2007, 11:00 AM   #3
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225/40R18 up front and 255/35R18 rear. Make sure the wheels are the correct offset.

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Old 01-18-2007, 11:37 AM   #4
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Brand: BMW M5 STYLE wheels / Rims OEM quality

Finish: Titanium Silver finish

Size: 18 X 8.0" front & 18 X 9.0" rear (staggered set up)

Bolt Pattern: 5 X 120

Offset: 35 mm front 38 mm rear

Weight: 26 lbs each front and 27 lbs each rear

Quantity: Auction is for 4 wheels

Condition: Brand new and sealed in factory boxes

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Also available in 18"-20"sizes and high offsets for BMW 5 series upon request

This is the description of the wheels; Does that offset work(direct fitment, proper offset, etc.) for my 2000 323i?
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