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Old 04-11-2009, 04:34 PM   #1
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275 too meaty on a 9.5?

Im not sure if I should go for a 265 or 275 on a 9.5 any pics or suggestions? I would like to avoid any stretch if possible.
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:36 PM   #2
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Old 04-11-2009, 08:24 PM   #3
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go big! u can do a 275..they were tellin me on here not to do a 265 on a 8.5 and it fits perfect!! so u can def do it and not worry abt stretch...mines not bad at all and has a little protection anyway around the rim..
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Old 04-12-2009, 03:44 PM   #4
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lol some llama thing haha no idea.

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go big! u can do a 275..they were tellin me on here not to do a 265 on a 8.5 and it fits perfect!! so u can def do it and not worry abt stretch...mines not bad at all and has a little protection anyway around the rim..
hmm do you have any pics?

bump for any pics of 275 on 9.5
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Old 04-12-2009, 03:47 PM   #5
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On an M3 you can go with a 275 on a 9.5". 265 isn't stretched either, it sits square btw.
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Old 04-12-2009, 03:48 PM   #6
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go big! u can do a 275..they were tellin me on here not to do a 265 on a 8.5 and it fits perfect!! so u can def do it and not worry abt stretch...mines not bad at all and has a little protection anyway around the rim..
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I have 265's on my 330ci, im sure 275 fit on an M
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275's sit nice on a 9.5"

I'm currently running 285's on 9.5" and they are perfect, but im runing Toyo T1R's which run lil narrow
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I have 255s and those are easy...you could probably go for 265 or 275. Thats what im going to do when these tires go.
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here is a pic of mine back inthe day when i eas running 275 rears
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285/30/19 no problems

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Here are a few pics of my OEM 19x9.5in type 67s with Toyo T1Rs in a 275 30R19.

This is just the wheel (I took a pic after I washed and waxed and just before I put it on yesterday).


And here it is on the car


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Ditto! Recommend optimal size for the M3 on 9.5" +22's.

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275/30R19 is a common upgrade for the rear of the M3. 245/35R19 will be a nice size to run up front in conjunction with the wider rear.


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Old 04-15-2009, 08:53 PM   #15
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here is a pic of mine back inthe day when i eas running 275 rears
whoa whats that a 40 sidewall?

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285/30/19 no problems

I hate you.

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^^ Yeah but that's also an M5! lol

E46 M3 - 275/30-19 rear all day long, that's easy
sweeeeeet

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Here are a few pics of my OEM 19x9.5in type 67s with Toyo T1Rs in a 275 30R19.

This is just the wheel (I took a pic after I washed and waxed and just before I put it on yesterday).


And here it is on the car



Hope this helps
thanks! huge help - much appreciated! thats how I want them to fit

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Ditto! Recommend optimal size for the M3 on 9.5" +22's.

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275/30R19 is a common upgrade for the rear of the M3. 245/35R19 will be a nice size to run up front in conjunction with the wider rear.


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awesome guys! thanks for the expertise!
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