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Old 06-08-2012, 03:50 PM   #101
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LOVE your car! Looks amazing! Glad I'm not the only one running beefy tires here! I've got 19x9.5's in the rear with a 265 tire. I'm lowered to just about your height and my fenders are rolled. It's funny, I'm looking to get spacers to sit flush and was wondering if I would clear the fender if I use the spacers. Do you have any rubbing issues? I'm running -2.6 degrees of negative camber in the rear so I'm wondering if a 10mm spacer will give me issues?
I do have rubbing issues I am also running about -2.5 degrees camber right now. It doesn't just depend on how wide your wheel/tire set up is it also matters about offest... mine et35... I have no idea what yours is... i'm guessing et45 since you have 265's right now and your not rubbing. You will most definitely rub if you put a 10mm spacer to make it et35 like mine.
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Old 06-08-2012, 04:20 PM   #102
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I do have rubbing issues I am also running about -2.5 degrees camber right now. It doesn't just depend on how wide your wheel/tire set up is it also matters about offest... mine et35... I have no idea what yours is... i'm guessing et45 since you have 265's right now and your not rubbing. You will most definitely rub if you put a 10mm spacer to make it et35 like mine.
Thanks for the reply! Yup, I've got ET45's right now. Want to make them 35's, maybe I'll just get 5mm spacers then. Or shave my fenders. Hmmm...not sure what to do! Did you get your fenders shaved?
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Old 06-08-2012, 05:49 PM   #103
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Thanks for the reply! Yup, I've got ET45's right now. Want to make them 35's, maybe I'll just get 5mm spacers then. Or shave my fenders. Hmmm...not sure what to do! Did you get your fenders shaved?
Yup mine are shaved and pulled. I need to shave/pull some more though.
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Old 06-09-2012, 01:02 AM   #104
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Yup mine are shaved and pulled. I need to shave/pull some more though.
Nice! Funny thing is mine is rolled. I rub where the two plugs are and I can't figure out how I k with 255/35/18 8.5 +40 and you are rolling 265 9.5 +35
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Old 06-09-2012, 03:03 AM   #105
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Nice! Funny thing is mine is rolled. I rub where the two plugs are and I can't figure out how I k with 255/35/18 8.5 +40 and you are rolling 265 9.5 +35
Two plugs? Hrmm... I don't know what your talking about.. I did cut out that stud holding the rear bumper on both sides... and some of the plastics underneath. Right now I rub a little on the fender lip during moderate compression, and on the "top" on the fender where your tire tread is under heavy compression... highly annoying.

Also I'm running 255/35/18's but these michelin super sport tires have some thick sidewalls. I'm having a hard time as it is Pretty sure if I went with another brand I could have fit 265's... oh well I love my tires though.
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:45 AM   #106
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Up here . I thought you were on 265 for some reason lol.
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:16 AM   #107
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Up here . I thought you were on 265 for some reason lol.
Ahh yes I am rubbing there too. I am gonna cut that part out.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:13 AM   #108
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Take pictures brian! I'm thinking of doing this instead of raising the car. LOL
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:56 PM   #109
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Ah! Yup crazyxzer0 that part that you're showing in your pic is where most of us with sedans end up rubbing. There are 3 options available: 1. run smaller, stretched tires 2. Raise the car a bit or 3. Cut that part out

Like you guys, I'm going for option 3. I've shaved it down a bit but it's not enough. It needs to be cut out. I'm not willing to raise the car as I love the ride height I'm at now. I'm also not really into the super stretched tire look. I like the wide and beefy tire, sports car look.
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:46 AM   #110
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Take pictures brian! I'm thinking of doing this instead of raising the car. LOL
Will do! I should do it in the next couple of weeks.
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:40 AM   #111
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:50 AM   #112
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:02 AM   #113
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Beautiful car! I think this is the best looking sedan I've seen on here IMO. Do you have a cover on your steering wheel? It looks like suede?
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:09 AM   #114
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This car is near perfection. What AE's are installed?
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Old 06-21-2012, 03:10 AM   #115
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Beautiful car! I think this is the best looking sedan I've seen on here IMO. Do you have a cover on your steering wheel? It looks like suede?
Thanks! I appreciate it. She is a work in progress. I have the ZHP alcantara steering wheel which is just an m3 competition steering wheel with black plastics and multifunction buttons. It isn't a cover.

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Old 06-21-2012, 07:02 PM   #116
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:46 AM   #117
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:36 AM   #118
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:06 PM   #119
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Brian did you ever cut out that part in the rear?
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:02 PM   #120
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nah he didn't. we were going to do it at my house, but we always get too lazy lol anyways, a surprise will be coming in a month or so. could be longer cause we're lazy as hell
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