BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Wheels + Tires Sponsored by The Tire Rack
  TireRack

KEEP M3POST ALIVE BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER LINK!
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-25-2012, 01:31 PM   #45
Dave07997S
Colonel
 
Drives: 2013 BMW M3 ZCP Coupe
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Playa del Rey, CA

Posts: 2,451
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M Ryder View Post
Rubbing is not a issue.....I just proved that last week. I'm running a 265/30 up front and a 295/30 in the rear. My DSC has not blinked since I changed the set up. There seems to be a lot of mis-information about this. These cars are not that sensitive.............Phil
Told ya...
__________________
2013 M3 Coupe-MR/BLK ZCP, ACM test pipes, BPM Stg2 dev. tune and Megan catback, AFE Stg2. with C/F elbow
Previous rides: 2011 M3 Coupe-MR/Blk
2007 Porsche 997C2S Speed Yellow/Blk sport seats
2004 BMW M3 Imola/Blk
Dave07997S is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-25-2012, 01:38 PM   #46
saeedg48
Brigadier General
 
Drives: 12 CLS63 + 14 M6 C
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Unknown

Posts: 3,499
iTrader: (1)

pilot super sports - I'm out.
__________________


2008 M3 Sedan + TestPipes + Tune [sold]

2012 CLS63 AMG + P30 Performance Package
2014 M6 Coupe + AMS Downpipes + KW V3
saeedg48 is offline   Iran
0
Reply With Quote
      04-25-2012, 03:47 PM   #47
Malek@MRF
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
Malek@MRF's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Irvine, California

Posts: 3,349
iTrader: (5)

Send a message via AIM to Malek@MRF
I run 275/295 tire setup on my M3 and couldn't be happier. It has exceeded my expectations compared to the previous squared setup as far as balance and speed go. The biggest disappointment in the setup is the tire choice, Michelin PS2. An upgraded setup would fare better with the custom KW Clubsport setup. Car runs -2.1* of camber on the front end and -1.9* camber on the rear. Toe neutral front, and 1/8th inch total toe in at the rear.

Another car we setup runs a 265/295 setup and it performs very well too with lots of front and rear grip, however the 275/295 setup is a bit more balanced on the front end.

Rake should remain as close to factory as possible.

Malek
__________________

BMW PERFORMANCE SPECIALISTS. Suspension. Forced Induction. Brakes. Race Preparation. Service. Alignments.
OFFICIAL PARTNERS: Íhlins. KW Suspension. Brembo. AP Racing. ESS Tuning. iND Distribution. Turner Motorsport.
Facebook | Instagram | Yelp! | Flikr | Contact | YouTube
Malek@MRF is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-26-2012, 07:27 PM   #48
bigjae1976
Takes threads off topic...daily
 
bigjae1976's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 E90 M3 Individual
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Posts: 5,313
iTrader: (12)

Garage List
2004 BMW M3  [4.50]
2011 BMW E90 M3  [5.00]
2013 BMW 328i  [5.00]
I think tire size is a factor that has to be taken into account with many other things. Namely, it has to match the suspension setup. I don't think that more tire is ALWAYS better. I'm running 275s square for purely cost saving reasons. Let's face it, most of us who run square setups do it for the same reason. One attribute that makes this relatively heavy car so good around the corners is that the back end rotates VERY well in a controllable manner. If you stick 305s in the back it kind of kills that attribute and, I think, would change the character of the car.

I saw the E90 M3 ring taxi whoop up on everyone and everything at the 'ring on stock sized PS2s...just sayin'.
__________________


Sponsored by Momentum BMW #593...We Bleed BMW BLUE!
bigjae1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:36 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST