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Old 03-14-2010, 01:36 PM   #1
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Has anyone put spacers on ZHP wheels?

I'm thinking about getting wheel spacers for my car to make it look more aggressive, but I can't seem to find any pictures or sizes for these wheels.

Has anyone gone this?

I saw a stanced out non-m coupe and it looked really wide from behind, as if it was an m3, but It was just a really nice wheel setup. I would like to do the same, but keep the 135M wheels if possible since I think they're very nice.

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Old 03-14-2010, 02:06 PM   #2
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ive read that 10mm all around is a nice setup, but you should measure yourself to see how far out you want them to be
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Old 03-14-2010, 02:33 PM   #3
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Here's a random pic of 10mm spacers on my 330i ZHP with stock suspension. Sorry for the poor quality pic but hopefully it gives you an idea. I know there are lots of other people on here with 10mm spacers and 135M wheels.
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Old 03-21-2010, 04:51 PM   #4
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Wow, a week and no one commented on the cupping on the inside edge of both tires in the first picture.
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Old 03-21-2010, 07:57 PM   #5
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The most common set up on the ZHP is 12mm front and 15mm rear. This is what I have.











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Old 03-22-2010, 07:49 PM   #6
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Thank you ZHP Pilot.. that's perfect! There aren't any fender issues with that setup are there? Are those the Tischer splitters, I know that they want $450+ for the CF ones and it's too much.
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:39 PM   #7
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ZHP Pilot - that stance with ther OEM rims looks fantastic. There was an M3 I saw on here recently that had stock rims with spacers and it looked so clean and stock yet more aggressive with the stance.
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Old 03-22-2010, 10:51 PM   #8
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Thank you ZHP Pilot.. that's perfect! There aren't any fender issues with that setup are there? Are those the Tischer splitters, I know that they want $450+ for the CF ones and it's too much.
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ZHP Pilot - that stance with ther OEM rims looks fantastic. There was an M3 I saw on here recently that had stock rims with spacers and it looked so clean and stock yet more aggressive with the stance.
If you add a drop, you might have some issues unless you fender roll or prevent it with camber in the rear. Right now I have the rear at -2 camber on both sides and if I went any lower on height, I would have rubbing issues. I don't have my fenders rolled. The front is a non-issue since you can't add that much camber for you to worry about. I'm considering putting the 15's in the front and the 12's in the back. Yeah, they are OEM CF splitters. Here's a more recent pic:

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lowered on h&r, 10mm all around. wouldn't be able to go any bigger in the rear without a fender roll
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I run 15mm in the front and 12mm in the rear since the rear rims are .5 wider. PM a email address and will send some pics.
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Old 04-08-2010, 11:27 AM   #11
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I run 10mm front, and 15mm back

Let me see if I can hunt down some pics

Im actually considering putting on 20mm in the back....

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Old 04-09-2010, 08:14 AM   #12
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lowered on h&r, 10mm all around. wouldn't be able to go any bigger in the rear without a fender roll
What is your camber in the rear? I'm running 12mm's with no rubbing issues. I did have to swap the 15's to the front though so I could lowered the rear some more.
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Old 04-09-2010, 08:25 AM   #13
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Old 04-09-2010, 09:40 AM   #14
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what kind of spacers are you guys using? hubcentric? brand? will I need new lugbolts?
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Old 04-09-2010, 10:20 AM   #15
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what kind of spacers are you guys using? hubcentric? brand? will I need new lugbolts?
I have Macht Schnell spacers which are hubcentric and come with extended lugs. I bought them from EAS: http://www.europeanautosource.com/in...ath=67_203_394
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Old 04-09-2010, 04:41 PM   #16
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on a side note, whats the offset on the OEM ZHP rear wheel? (I am guessing putting a 15mm spacer will reduce, the offset by 15mm - is that correct?)
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Old 04-09-2010, 06:52 PM   #17
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on a side note, whats the offset on the OEM ZHP rear wheel? (I am guessing putting a 15mm spacer will reduce, the offset by 15mm - is that correct?)
IIRC, the front and the rear are 38.
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I now have my 15mm spacers installed up front with the 12's in the rear.

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I now have my 15mm spacers installed up front with the 12's in the rear.

Looks good - why did you change though? So were you able to remove your -2 camber at the back by swapping spacers?

Can one run 15front and 15 rear?
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The offset of the OEM rear ZHP wheel is +51, so a 15mm spacer would make it like a +36. Front OEM ZHP is +47 offset.
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