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      09-22-2012, 09:34 PM   #7

Drives: GT4, C2S, E90,46,&E36M3, S2000
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Pleasanton, CA

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yes, they'll rub, those are f'ing huge for the m3.

you MIGHT be able to get away with 235 or 245 in a 40 profile 19". 255/40 will be way too tall in a 19. 255/40 works in 18 but not 19.

245/40R19 would likely work on the rear but not on the front. you could do 225/40R19 front (e46 m3 front oem 19) and 245/40R19 rear and have narrower than stock but i doubt you want that for tires are not dedicated snows

tire construction matters a lot more than 5 % points of sidewall profile. a Continental DWS in 255/35R19 275/35R19 will ride SIGNIFICANTLY smoother and softer than a PS2/PSS in that sizing
M3 Sedan - AW/Black - 6MT - no moonroof - no folding seats - RAC RG63 - clear bra by Omega Werks

Last edited by smmmurf; 09-22-2012 at 09:40 PM.