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Old 05-11-2015, 03:41 PM   #1
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My Ride: 2001 330i
Style 68 wheel off set

I have a 2001 330i with the non staggered turbine wheels and want to switch to style 68 8.5 and 7.5 wheels. Vendors are asking what off set I need and that these came multiple ways. What am I looking for. I want to run stock sized tires.
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Old 05-11-2015, 04:04 PM   #2
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First, don't just jump in, spend a few nights on E46Fanatics & do a little research on this subject.

Next, determine if you want a "Square" setup, or a staggered setup. I'd recommend square for several reasons, then you'd have to decide if you wanted a square 7.5" or square 8.5" setup. Oh, don't worry about offset on a BMW M68 wheel, there will be NO issues.


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Old 05-11-2015, 06:34 PM   #3
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I do a number of track days and want a quality wheel that is understated. I just don't like the turbines. I like the benifits of a square set up. Do I run the 245s all the way around if I have 8.5s
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