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Old 04-07-2006, 05:26 PM   #1
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bbs rx fitment

hi all,

i just purchased a 2000 323i. i have found a set of bbs rx wheels from an e36 m3. They are 17x8 up front and 17x9 in the rear. The offsets are 38 and 32, respectively. will these work on my car?

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Old 04-07-2006, 05:33 PM   #2
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17X9 with 32mm offset may need some fender lip rolling on the sedan. It would have also probably been needed to fit an E36M3.
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Old 04-07-2006, 05:46 PM   #3
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thanx gary!!!

where would i get a fender rolling done? are they expensive?

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after searching around, it doesn't look like rolling is too big a deal, but one last concern... the roll i may need isn't excessive or anything right? it wouldn't be a big deal?

sorry i'm completely unknowledgeable on this topic

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Should not be a problem. This is probably the most common body modification that I can think of.
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Old 04-08-2006, 01:38 PM   #6
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thanx gary!!!

where would i get a fender rolling done? are they expensive?

thanx for all ur help =)
what's fender rolling ?
sorry, n00b here
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what's fender rolling ?
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If you look inside the wheel well, you will see ~1/4-1/2" of metal sitting at around a 90 degree angle from the plane of the outer body;this can rub the tire if you are running large wheels and tires. When you roll the fender, you basically tuck that bit of metal up, thus gaining a certain amount of added space for the wheel/tire combo.

What a crappy explanation on my part. If anyone has a before-and-after set of pics, it might be clearer.
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made sense to me

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