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      04-05-2013, 05:29 PM   #1
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18" TE37SL + Spacers?

Hey guys,
Just got some new tires mounted on my TE37SL (18x9.5 et 22, 18x10.5 et 20)
265/35/18 & 285/35/18 Michelin PSS.

Car is e90 m3, mildly lowered on Swift Spec-R Springs.

Do you guys know if I can add any spacers to get a more aggressive fitment (of course without rubbing).

I have 12.5mm spacers and 15mm spacers laying around, but just throwing it up there before I try it out.
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      04-06-2013, 03:40 PM   #2
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Maybe 10mm rear. Your setup sits pretty aggressive already.
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      04-06-2013, 06:17 PM   #3
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http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...486694&page=13
check the AW car with red TE37 last page

with spacer his down et 3 F and et 8 R

you can run 15mm in front to make it et 7 F and 12.5 in the back to make it et7.5 in the back but you might need some negative camber
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Your wheel specs are already aggressive. Success is dependent on many factors. Ride height, camber/alignment, tire variances, etc. My car is lowered on coilovers and I can fit a 275/35/18 PSS on 18x9.5 et15 in the front without rubbing. I doubt the 12.5mm spacers will work in the front but there is only one way to find out.... You should be able to fit a 5mm in the front.
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http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...486694&page=13
check the AW car with red TE37 last page

with spacer his down et 3 F and et 8 R

you can run 15mm in front to make it et 7 F and 12.5 in the back to make it et7.5 in the back but you might need some negative camber
I saw that, thanks. It seems he is running stock tire sizes (stretched) with that set up. I don't think it will work with my fatter tires.
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I think 19" would look better!
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I'm with you on this one. I need my wheels to come out. Bit just don't know what spacers to buy. I want the flush look and more aggressive stands in the rear. Keep me posted
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Those sizes are already aggressive -especially compared to stock- and fit really nice. I can't see why you'd want to add spacers unless you're trying to clear brakes/suspension
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