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Old 02-11-2010, 07:54 PM   #1
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Hi all. Running auto-x and expanding to more track days. I currently have volk 19s, but prefer to run 18s and save the abuse and increase performance. What do you recommend for a fairly inexpensive rim? New or used is not an issue. I currently have the stock 18s with the M, but those have the snow tires on them so I prefer to add another set to the family. Thinking about running a square set up unless more experienced guys say otherwise. I have the TCK suspension and all that as well.
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Old 02-11-2010, 08:24 PM   #2
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I think APEX ARC-8 18x9.5" ET35 would fit nicely on all 4 corners with some 285/30-18 tires but you'd want to confirm that with some other M3 owners. You could go with narrower tires to start if you want to keep it cheaper in the beginning. Then move up to wider tires for your second set if you feel that you need them. 285/30-18 tires are pricey!

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Old 02-12-2010, 06:35 AM   #3
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I think 17's will fit. You're street tire choices will be limited or non-existent.
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:11 AM   #4
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I here that on 285s. i have them now on my 19s. As for the 17s, i forgot to mention i have a bbk so i do not think it will fit.
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