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Old 10-18-2011, 10:21 PM   #1
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VMR VB3 Fitment

Want to know some agressive setups I can run for my 04 330ci with some VMR VB3's. Looking for flush fitment on all four corners.
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Old 10-19-2011, 12:38 PM   #2
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We recommend the VB3s in a 18/19x8.5 ET40 up front paired with 235/40/18 tires and 18/19x9.5 ET45 in the rear paired with 265/35/18 tires. That set up will be pretty much as flush as you can get without rubbing/requiring fender work on stock suspension.
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We recommend the VB3s in a 18/19x8.5 ET40 up front paired with 235/40/18 tires and 18/19x9.5 ET45 in the rear paired with 265/35/18 tires. That set up will be pretty much as flush as you can get without rubbing/requiring fender work on stock suspension.
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Yeah that's pretty much it. Up front you can go with a 5mm spacer to push them out a bit more but other than that there isn't much if you're with stock fenders and with no rolling or cutting.

If you roll and cut your fenders as well as mine are done, on the rear you can go with ET33 on a 265, or you can go with ET45 w/ a 5mm spacer and go with 275's on the back. But like I said, that's on my car, you'll need to modify your fenders to get that set up
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I have all of my fenders rolled. I'm also going to throw on some D2 racing coils on once I get the VMR's. I want to run 19x9.5 +33 in the rear but have so clue what will work on the front. Thanks for the replys though
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ET33 in the back and add 10mm spacer to the front. That would be pretty aggressive.
I would suggest 225 in the front and 255 tire in the back
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:14 PM   #6
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We recommend the VB3s in a 18/19x8.5 ET40 up front paired with 235/40/18 tires and 18/19x9.5 ET45 in the rear paired with 265/35/18 tires. That set up will be pretty much as flush as you can get without rubbing/requiring fender work on stock suspension.
With that setup am I guaranteed not to rub with near stock height (eibach sportline) I can't roll my fenders and how much will cutting fenders allow me to fit and what's the disadvantage of cutting fenders?
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Old 10-21-2011, 08:29 PM   #7
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On stock ride height that set up is guaranteed to fit, so there shouldn't be any problems if you're slightly lowered. Cutting your fenders will allow you to run a more aggressive set up thanks to the added clearance. And the disadvantage would be that you're actually cutting your fenders and if you mess up.. well it probably won't be good.
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With that setup am I guaranteed not to rub with near stock height (eibach sportline) I can't roll my fenders and how much will cutting fenders allow me to fit and what's the disadvantage of cutting fenders?
eibach sportline != near stock height
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