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Old 02-26-2013, 11:54 AM   #1
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Official E46's With 19's

One of the main questions about which wheels to put on has to do with size. People wonder, should I go with 17", 18" or 19"?

So we can use this thread to get an idea of what our cars look like with 19" wheels and what we have to do to make them fit.

If you aren't sure if you want to get 17", 18" or 19" then check out this 19" thread and also the 17" and 18" threads linked here.

Click Here For The 17" Wheel Thread

Click Here For The 18" Wheel Thread




For those who have 19" wheels please post pictures, list the specs of the wheels/tires as well as the modifications (if any) to the fenders.


Example:

Wheel Specs:
18x8.5 et 35 front
18x8.5 et 35 rear

Tire Specs:
Achilles ATR Sport 245/35-18 front
Achilles ATR Sport 245/35-18 rear

Fenders:
Rolled fenders. Shaved fenders. Pulled fenders. Widened fenders (mm or inches)

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Old 02-26-2013, 12:09 PM   #2
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I've never heard of 19's fitting before.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:13 PM   #3
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I've never heard of 19's fitting before.
Yea I figured they were too big, thanks for the help


























But seriously, i'm talking about looks, what fits with a slammed car etc.... Feel free to post some pics if your cars had 19's to help out
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:35 PM   #4
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I'm running e90/92 M3 rims

19x8.5 et35 235/35/19 front
19x9.5 et35 265/30/19 rear

Sitting on street edge coilovers
Front is lowered all the way, rear is about halfway down.

I had to cut in the inside of the rear fenders down. It used to rub A LOT before I had coilovers and the fenders cut. Now as it sits it barley ever rubs. Only if i have a few ppl in the car and if I hit a big bump in the road.

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Old 02-26-2013, 12:41 PM   #5
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:50 PM   #6
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DPE R16s (8.5 up front and 10 in the rear). Bilstein PSS9s moderately lowered (could go lower if I wanted). Lightly rolled the fenders. Goodyear Eagle F1 tires

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Very nice guys, thank you. Hopefully we'll get more people, and some variety also. Sedans and M's
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:58 PM   #8
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Should I make another thread for 18's? 18's are pretty common but it'd still be nice to have a thread of just 18's so people could get a good idea of the look they could achieve.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:33 PM   #10
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:21 PM   #12
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:31 PM   #13
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where did you get that license plate? and what does it say on your side skirt?

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The license plates are on some of the BMW's that we get home from Germany, i work at a garage/car dealer ship, on my side skirts it say Skødbæk autolakering (it's my auto Painter).

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There are probably 100 "e46s with 19s" threads if you would have searched.

but.. here you go

HRE 448R
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19x9 et29 rear

Tires
215/35/19 front
225/35/19 rear

Daily driven during the summer, on some of the worst roads in the country!





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There are probably 100 "e46s with 19s" threads if you would have searched.

but.. here you go

HRE 448R
19x8.5 et31 front
19x9 et29 rear

Tires
215/35/19 front
225/35/19 rear

Daily driven during the summer, on some of the worst roads in the country!





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Wheels:
Volk LE-37

(F)19x8.5 et25 (5mm spacer included)
(R)19x10.5 et22

Tires:
Hankook Ventus V12
(F) 245/35/19
(R) 275/30/19

Rear fenders shaved completely allowing maximum clearance. Stock camber specs. Daily driven 365 days





Is the car painted or has m261 on top?
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