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      02-28-2013, 12:09 AM   #12
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Drives: 2011 E92 M3 6MT
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Location: Katy, TX

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Originally Posted by Z K View Post
I am rubbing in the back with 10mm spacers on stock sized 265 tires. My car is nowhere near as low as the OP's car but rubs when cornering on track.

I have about 1/2 inch fender gap between the rear wheel and fender. Does not rub under normal driving. Running 2 degrees rear negative camber.

Here is my original post about it:
Thanks! Glad to know I'm not the only one. I think this is due to having so much negative camber which pushes lower part of tire outwards which rubs rear bumper under load. I have been considering reducing camber to -2.3f/-1.8r because of excessive inside tire wear. This may allow me to run 10mm spacers in the rear without rubbing.

Originally Posted by Vic311 View Post
Are those 20s? I wouldn't use 5mm spacers..they aren't hub should raise the car up.
No, OEM 19's with 265 PSS's. Yes, they are not hub centric, but the OEM 220M's and my Arc-8's are still able to center on hub with the 5mm spacers. I know some wheels however, will not center with 5mm spacers. I will most likely reduce the amount of camber and go back to using 10mm spacers in front and rear.

Here is a pic of stance with 5mm spacers on the rear. Not as flush but I'm getting used to it.
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Last edited by ortho281; 02-28-2013 at 10:16 AM.