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Old 04-30-2013, 03:50 PM   #1
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New to wheel fitment

Ive never bought a new set of wheels for a car before and im lost as to the fitment and offset.
Im looking into the vmr v710's. What is the best recommendation for these wheels.
My car is a 325ci 2004 with stock suspension. I want to run 18's and im trying to go as wide as possible in the rear. Im not sure how wide i can go in the rear or if spacers will be needed.
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:51 AM   #2
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We recommend 18x8.5 ET35/18x9.5 ET45 with 235/40/18 and 265/35/18 tires in your case.
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Old 05-01-2013, 01:53 PM   #3
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No problem! That setup is really popular and it looks great.

These are 19" wheels but you get the idea as far as the fitment goes.

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Is it possible to go any wider in the rear or would that not look right?
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I don't recommend going wider. Others have done it but unless you're planning on doing some fender modification, that's about as wide as you should go.
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Awesome good to know
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What whell setup would I have to do on my 330i sedan.......I dont think i have the same clearance as the coupe guys.....any suggestions?
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What whell setup would I have to do on my 330i sedan.......I dont think i have the same clearance as the coupe guys.....any suggestions?
19x8.5 ET35/19x9.5 ET45 is our recommended wheel spec.
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