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Old 10-15-2006, 01:21 AM   #1
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330Ci offset? need 18" light wheels and wut offset can i have

Hello, i have oem 17" wheels, so does anyone know the offset of it, i think its 47, so with that in mind, does that mean i can have a lower or higher offset, like how low can i go, ie, the enkei 18 ntO3+m wheels have an offset of 38, will that fit, or can i even go lower, like im new at this stuff, lower offset, means wut, wider or wut? please help
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Old 10-15-2006, 01:46 AM   #2
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and so if people say aggressive offset wut do they mean by that?
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Old 10-15-2006, 02:07 AM   #3
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aggressive offset just means a very low offset. Lower offset means that the wheel sticks out more instead of being tucked under the fender like your OEM wheels are.

An offset of 38 is perfectly fine and will fit.

Wider is when you talk about 18x8.5 and 18x9.5... the 9.5 is wider diameter than the 8.5.
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Old 10-15-2006, 02:11 AM   #4
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o alright so like i found the enkei nt03 m's and its 18 by 10, you think those will fit for my 330Ci and the offset is 25?
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The 25 offset is too low for a 330Ci, try to stay above +33.
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The ones with 38 offset will work.
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Old 10-15-2006, 11:59 AM   #7
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alright thanks a lot man i understand it now
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