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Old 05-29-2014, 10:57 PM   #1
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Lowering springs / 325ci

Hey guys , haven't been on this forum for a few years now.

I need some feedback on lowering my car.

I'm running 235/45/17"s in the back / 225/45/17"s in the front (BBS style 5's) There is not much clearance in the back now... The front has about 1" or so of clearance..I'm worried if I drop my car the wheels will rub.

Anyone know how I can fix this issue without having to change tires sizes ? I'm thinking of rolling the fenders at the same time but wonder if this will fix any rubbing issues ?

Appreciate all advice
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:23 PM   #2
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The car is a beautiful color and I love the rims. It may be possible to roll the fenders but I haven't researched this much on the E46 models I am more familiar with this on the E30's and E36 models.
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Old 05-30-2014, 06:31 AM   #3
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The car is a beautiful color and I love the rims. It may be possible to roll the fenders but I haven't researched this much on the E46 models I am more familiar with this on the E30's and E36 models.
Thanks man ! Hopefully the fender rolling with fix the issue.
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Old 05-30-2014, 07:24 AM   #4
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With that width and that offset you're gonna have all sorts of issues.
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Old 05-30-2014, 08:40 AM   #5
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With that width and that offset you're gonna have all sorts of issues.
What other issues ? I've even fine for a while.. Just want to lower the car.
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