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Old 02-04-2013, 05:10 PM   #1
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Wheel Specs for 1999 323i?

About to buy a set of 4 VMR's with these specs..

18" 5x120 ET40

The front and rear are the same sizes.

Curious to if these will fit my car, mainly the offsets. Thanks.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:18 PM   #2
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You should be good. Choose tire sizes carefully.

The offset for the E46 is ET40..or ET42 or something and the bolt pattern is 5x120, so you'll be just fine.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:40 PM   #3
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whats the width? how can anyone say the offset is good with out the full rim size?
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whats the width? how can anyone say the offset is good with out the full rim size?
Width 8.5
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whats the width? how can anyone say the offset is good with out the full rim size?
Good call, my oversight.

IMO 8.5s should be fine with that offset.
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Old 02-05-2013, 01:27 PM   #6
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18x8.5 ET40 all around will fit just fine with a 235/40/18 tire. Are you lowered at all?
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18x8.5 ET40 all around will fit just fine with a 235/40/18 tire. Are you lowered at all?
No, I'm not lowered.
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You should not encounter any issues running that setup at all then.
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