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      12-30-2012, 06:02 PM   #1
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Hello: I have a 2013 M3 with 18" wheels. I want to get the Avant Garde M359 Wheels and I need to get the offset measurements that will fit my vehicule. Can someone help me with this, please?
The wheel size are:
18x 8.5 front
18X9.5 rear
5X120
I need the ET values for front and rear
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Really depends on how aggressive you want to go with the wheel fitment. However, the stock non-ZCP wheels use the same widths and their offsets are 8.5et29 and 9.5et23. You can definitely run more aggressive offsets without rubbing...
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Really depends on how aggressive you want to go with the wheel fitment. However, the stock non-ZCP wheels use the same widths and their offsets are 8.5et29 and 9.5et23. You can definitely run more aggressive offsets without rubbing...
Thank you very much.
When you say " aggressive" how does it goes with the ET values?
For example , an ET 22 is more or less agressive than an ET 33 ? The higher the ET number what does it means?
Thanks for your reply
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      12-30-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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The lower the et number=more aggressive (pushed out). i.e. I have HRE's in ZCP sizes with et 20 front and rear. That's like using a 5mm spacer in the rear and 11mm up front on ZCP wheels (et25 rear, et 31 front).
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Thank you very much.
When you say " aggressive" how does it goes with the ET values?
For example , an ET 22 is more or less agressive than an ET 33 ? The higher the ET number what does it means?
Thanks for your reply
The lower the offset (i.e., more aggressive fitment), the closer the wheels/tires will get to the fender. Tire size also is important with aggressive fitments because the tire can rub on the fender.

When I was running my stock wheels I used a 15 mm spacer on the F wheels and a 10 mm spacer on the R wheels - this changed the stock offsets from F 8.5et29 to 8.5et14, and R 9.5et23 to 9.5et13. BTW, I was running the stock 245/265 tire sizes.
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Thank you very much.
When you say " aggressive" how does it goes with the ET values?
For example , an ET 22 is more or less agressive than an ET 33 ? The higher the ET number what does it means?
Thanks for your reply
The lower the offset (i.e., more aggressive fitment), the closer the wheels/tires will get to the fender. Tire size also is important with aggressive fitments because the tire can rub on the fender.

When I was running my stock wheels I used a 15 mm spacer on the F wheels and a 10 mm spacer on the R wheels - this changed the stock offsets from F 8.5et29 to 8.5et14, and R 9.5et23 to 9.5et13. BTW, I was running the stock 245/265 tire sizes.
Thank you very much.
Your explaination was really helpful.
I do appreciate your help.
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I do appreciate your help.
It was very useful.
Than yoy
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Thank you very much. It was very helpful
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Thank you very much.
Your explaination was really helpful.
I do appreciate your help.
Regards
anjova00 has you finally changed the wheels... how they looks, I have a question, what color did you choose for your M3?.....is the new 2013?
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