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      03-20-2009, 05:40 PM   #1
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12mm rear, and 15mm front spacers installed

just installed the 12mm rear and 15mm front Macht Schnell spacers on this M3, also matte blacked everything out. This is such a must have for any M3 running on stock wheels! It fills the fenders up perfectly giving it the bulldog stance that the car should come from the factory with!

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      03-20-2009, 07:39 PM   #2
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ok so when can we buy some everytime I call they tell me you guys are sold out?
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      03-20-2009, 07:43 PM   #3
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ok so when can we buy some everytime I call they tell me you guys are sold out?
This client purchased his sets almost 2 weeks ago - the vehicle just finally rolled in for installation.
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      03-20-2009, 07:49 PM   #4
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Ha!! Sorry not bitter just being a hater LOL. I know there are a few other brands out there but the Macht's look sooo much better. Thanks for keeping us up to date.
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      03-20-2009, 07:56 PM   #5
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Ha!! Sorry not bitter just being a hater LOL. I know there are a few other brands out there but the Macht's look sooo much better. Thanks for keeping us up to date.
No worries - the wait will be well worth it.
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      03-20-2009, 08:30 PM   #6
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looks great i wish i knew what size spacers i could run either on my stock wheels or iforges
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      03-21-2009, 02:57 AM   #7
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Does it feel like it drives better? More planted maybe?
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      03-21-2009, 11:24 AM   #8
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Have you guys ever ran spacers on OEM 18s? If yes please post whatever pictures you have available from as many angles possible! Thanks
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      03-21-2009, 11:35 AM   #9
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Other than the looks, is there really any handling gains using 12mm rear and 15mm front spacers?
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      03-22-2009, 12:27 AM   #10
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IMO, YES!

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Other than the looks, is there really any handling gains using 12mm rear and 15mm front spacers?
I'm running this exact set up for a week. And now after having the alignment done and wheels balanced and rotated properly, I will say "HELL YES" it handles better.

The turn radius feels sharper and I definitely feel like cornering has improved. I recently lowered the car with H&R so that too probably helps. Even if there is little to no improvement, the look it gives this car is like nothing else with OEM 19's.

Good luck!
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Looking better.
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      03-22-2009, 11:16 AM   #12
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Have you guys ever ran spacers on OEM 18s? If yes please post whatever pictures you have available from as many angles possible! Thanks
I will be running 15s all around on stock 18s next week will post pics....Steve
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I have the same Macht Schnell setup (12mm rear/15mm front) on my e90. I couldn't be happier with the look!
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I'm running this exact set up for a week. And now after having the alignment done and wheels balanced and rotated properly, I will say "HELL YES" it handles better.

The turn radius feels sharper and I definitely feel like cornering has improved. I recently lowered the car with H&R so that too probably helps. Even if there is little to no improvement, the look it gives this car is like nothing else with OEM 19's.

Good luck!
Which is it?
- hell yes
- probably the new springs
- little to none
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      03-31-2009, 05:00 AM   #15
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Looks nice!
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I have the same Macht Schnell setup (12mm rear/15mm front) on my e90. I couldn't be happier with the look!
Pics please.
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      03-31-2009, 09:05 AM   #17
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looks fantastic
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is 12mm front and 15mm the best to get with stock OEM 19"s??

I'm not gonna get new rims on my car...i like the OEM 19"S alot...but your set up looks sweet with the spacers.....so do you think 12 and 15 is the best?
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      03-31-2009, 01:39 PM   #19
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12 rear and 15 front is the most common, it gives an equal push out on both front and rear wheels, filling up the arches nicely. If you want super aggressive, you can do a 15mm rear and 18mm front like this:


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^^^^Is that car lowered? With the 18/15 set up would you have to worry about rubbing?
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^^^^Is that car lowered? With the 18/15 set up would you have to worry about rubbing?
That car is equipped with H&R Springs.
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Looks great! I stopped by EAS while back, picked up some blackout stuff. Real nice guy. Forgot the name. I believe owns that sparkling graphite m3.
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