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Old 04-16-2002, 10:10 PM   #1
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wheels and springs

I have a 1999 323I, it currently has 16" rims. I would love to purchase 18" HM2, but my fear is, will it rub. Also if anybody already has this current set up, wht type of springs should I get? I want to lower it, but I don't want to roll the fenders. So bascially, what rim size and tire size can i get to achieve better all perfomrance and looks without worrying if it'll rub.

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Old 04-16-2002, 10:13 PM   #2
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18x8.5" Hamann HM2s with 235/40/18" will not rub! Get either UUC or H&R springs and you will be fine. It is not the wheels that rub but the tires.

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Old 04-16-2002, 10:16 PM   #3
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great!

thanks for the info!
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Old 04-16-2002, 10:32 PM   #4
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I have 17" wheels 235/45R17 with Eibach Prokit, no rubbing, 323i
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Old 04-16-2002, 11:26 PM   #5
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Stazek - got any better pics of your car?

Pic is too dark.
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Old 04-16-2002, 11:42 PM   #6
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i have 18 x 8.5 with 225/40s and h&r sport springs...no rubbing!
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