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      02-27-2013, 12:43 PM   #7
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Drives: 2011 E92 M3 6MT
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Katy, TX

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Originally Posted by THE TECH View Post
I assume you mean 1.3"? 1.2" is what KW lists as the maximum safe drop. I would check your measurements and go from there.
Thanks! I did. The 13.0'' is measured from center of hub to edge of fender (recommended by KW). This mesurement avoids variances from different tire/wheel sizes. The rubbing only occurs when going up steep inclines (ie my driveway) at an angle to avoid scraping spoiler.

Originally Posted by JC919 View Post
iND made me a set of 8mm spacers for my rears a few years back to run 18x10 with 285/35s. I'd originally had 12mm spacers on the car before switching to that wheel/tire combo.
Thanks! Maybe I can take a pair of my 10 mm spacers to a machine shop and have them trim the backs 2 mm? Not sure how this would affect fitting over the hub.

Originally Posted by bobs619 View Post
perhaps the toe needs adjustment?
Thanks! I had alignment done (3 wks ago) after switching to the KW adj sleeve kit. Alignment was put back to same specs as I had previously. The Eibach springs raised the rear much more and so this rubbing did not occur.

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