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Old 12-14-2018, 04:32 AM   #1
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some help, please

Not sure if this is in the right section, if not, mods, please move to proper section, thanks.

Long story, will try to make it short and to the point. I have an 04, 325i that I put a ton of money into (no idea why ) and the car has been sitting in my driveway for the last 3-4 years. I have installed a Stop Tech BBK but the calipers hit the inside of the rims. Rims are of a brand RPM? (Never heard of them until I got them) which I got cheap from a guy locally at a decent price. Fronts are 18 X 8 and rears 18 X 9 or 9.5, I honestly forgot. I installed them with some spacers and the fronts fits nice and flush with the fenders, looks beautiful; the rear tires rubs with the lip of the outer fender well, I had them rolled and pulled out to the max, but on highway speeds, if you take any dips, they will rub, also with any passenger’s sitting in the rear will also rub, and the front tracks the road at an alarming rate, kind of scary at times, depending on the road. so I took them off and installed the stock ones back, handling back to almost stock. I have offered the car to my son for free, but apparently he does not like it or want it, don't quite understand why??? this thing has some bolt on mods (UUC Corsa exhaust, UUC aluminum flywheel with M5 clutch, short shifter, coil overs, VF supercharger, aftermarket radio with GPS (Eonon) etc…), he got himself some used Hyundai, so now I am stuck with this thing. The car is in pretty decent shape, just dirty as hell from being sitting all this time, but heck… Well, I decided to start using the car once I get back home (currently in Afghanistan) but I will like to reinstall the BBK, if anything just for the aesthetics alone…. (I know….I'm stupid). What I’m hoping for, is to see if anyone has any experience or knowledge of how to measure what kind of wheels will fit the car and clear these calipers without rubbing the body or the calipers, or even better yet, the brand/model of wheels/rims for it, prefer to stay with size 18 and stagger if at all possible.
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