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Old 12-23-2009, 02:44 AM   #1
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spacers for style 79s

hey guys i have a set of style 79s on my 06 330ci and recently put new 225 45 17s on em and was wondering what would be the best spacer solution for them.. i just need to get rid of the battle ship look.

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Old 12-23-2009, 10:27 AM   #2
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This question pops up all the time so I would suggest searching the forum. The answers you find are going to be pretty wide range. It makes pretty big difference how low your suspension is. On stock suspension you can do 12mm front/20 rear without rubbing.
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Old 12-23-2009, 11:47 AM   #3
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Old 12-23-2009, 12:46 PM   #4
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I would recommend using the measuring the gap method to accurately gauge what size spacer you should adjust accordingly to.

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Old 12-23-2009, 02:43 PM   #5
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Agreed with the above picture posted by VMR. Measure the gap up and go with the proper sized spacer to get the proper fit. Make sure to go with a good company who makes quality parts like the Macht Schnell spacers we carry here:

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Old 04-30-2010, 10:18 AM   #6
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Hey Mystik, did you ever put spacers on your 79's. I was thinking about getting some and was wondering how it would look.
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