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Wheels and Tires
Wheels and tires for your BMW. Stock and aftermarket wheels, tires, spacers, lug bolts, center caps, etc....

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Old 08-10-2010, 10:00 AM   #1
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M3 wheels on E46 sedan

Hey fellas, does anyone know if I would need spacers to fit wheels on my 325i that came off an m3. Thanks.......

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Old 08-10-2010, 10:04 AM   #2
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I have 18" staggered M3 wheels on mine and I have to put spacers in my rear springs to keep them from rubbing. If you ran 4 fronts I have heard you will not have a problem.
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Old 08-10-2010, 10:10 AM   #3
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4 front M3 rims will fit on an E46 sedan. You won't be able to fit the rears.
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Old 08-10-2010, 10:12 AM   #4
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I'm planning to do the same, staggered 18, where can I pick up the spacers and how much $?

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Old 08-10-2010, 11:09 AM   #5
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You can get them at Pep Boys, AutoZone etc. They look like http://www.amazon.com/Superior-18-12.../dp/B00029K20C
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:36 PM   #6
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Bro, I am running 4 front's with 10mm spacers all around, even without spacers it should be fine.

M3 staggered Rears wont fit sedan, if you put spacers, you will never be able to fit it in the rears. because ET +27 is already too aggressive for sedan. There are few options I tried before moving to all fronts

1. Fender rolling - but rubbing as my car is lowered while aggressive cornering, even with a thicker sway
2. Stretched 235/35, but still had rubbing at some aggressive driving, if you have stiffer suspension, I dont think so there will be rubbing.
3. Chopped off the inner side of the wheel like 3-4 mm, shops can do for like 50-70bucks for both rears.

After going thru all these, I have decide, let me just run all fronts and have a peaceful solution.
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Old 08-10-2010, 02:45 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info, the one guy told me he's got them on with spacers and they are fine.

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Old 08-10-2010, 04:57 PM   #8
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M3 staggered Rears wont fit sedan, if you put spacers, you will never be able to fit it in the rears. because ET +27 is already too aggressive for sedan.
Bahahahahaha
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Old 08-10-2010, 05:03 PM   #9
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Old 08-10-2010, 05:03 PM   #10
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Rears won't fit. You need 4 fronts. Do spacers once you get 4 fronts if you want.
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Old 08-10-2010, 05:08 PM   #11
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i'm running 4 fronts with no spacers, no problems at all. spacers wouldn't hurt though, definitely would improve the look.
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Old 08-21-2010, 06:30 PM   #12
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I have staggered OEM M3 18" wheels and i rolled my rear fenders just to stop the rubbing. But i suggest putting 15mm spacers up from just for a flush look! but ya they'll def fit!
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Old 08-21-2010, 06:39 PM   #13
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:03 AM   #14
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225/40-18 tires all around

20mm spacers in front

no rear fender rolling

your also a coupe...
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:15 AM   #15
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