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      07-15-2009, 07:47 PM   #1
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Will these BBS CH 19's fit

THE FRONT RIMS are 19X8.5" offset +35
THE REAR RIMS are 19X9.5" offset +40

will these fit flush on a E92 M3 or will spacers be required?
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      07-15-2009, 08:07 PM   #2
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Please don't do it... These are not M3 size wheels. You'll need to run a 20-25mm front and 25mm rear spacers. Plus the beauty of the CH's are the concave look and these wheels won't have that.
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Thanks. Still love your rig....

How about these CH OFFSETS;

Rims are staggered 19x8.5 5x120 et35 in the front 19x10 5x120 et20 in the rear

With Nitto nt555 tires 235/35/19 front 265/30/19 in the rear! 95% tread left!

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Please don't do it... These are not M3 size wheels. You'll need to run a 20-25mm front and 25mm rear spacers. Plus the beauty of the CH's are the concave look and these wheels won't have that.
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Thanks. Still love your rig....

How about these CH OFFSETS;

Rims are staggered 19x8.5 5x120 et35 in the front 19x10 5x120 et20 in the rear

With Nitto nt555 tires 235/35/19 front 265/30/19 in the rear! 95% tread left!
With the front you would want to run a 20mm spacer. Boostedtwin knows, this is the same setup he ran. In my opinion, it is not the best setup.

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THE FRONT RIMS are 19X8.5" offset +35
THE REAR RIMS are 19X9.5" offset +40

will these fit flush on a E92 M3 or will spacers be required?
It'll not flush but that's one of the option Tirerack sells.
The best combo is 19x8.5 +20 F, 19x10 +20 R for E9X M3 (but tirerack doesn't carry that combo).

Tirerack carries 19x8.5 +35 F, 19x9.5 +40 R (and) 19x10 +20 R only.

I had CH on my E46M3 (you can check out wheel pictures from my sig) so I can tell you this:
CH is all about the aggressive offset and +20 or +22 are "only" offsets that makes true "CH" look.

If you look at CHs in Audi, they never look right (always look very flat) and that's because their offset is like +35 or +40.
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For the M3 it comes down to 2 options:

One listed above, 19x8.5 +20, 19x10+20
The other (I had this setup before)
19x9.5 +40 (Used 20mm spacer), 19x10 +20 (Used 5mm spacer)

The reason I went with the last setup is that I wanted a concave front wheel, the 9.5 will be more concave than the 8.5 even with higher offset.

There's a set but in black on the classifieds right now for very cheap.

Here's a quick pic of my old setup:
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And you should know that tire-rack sells all of the offsets listed above. They just don't list them as M3 fitment. Search under 2003 M5 and you will find the 19 x 8.5, 20mm offset fronts. 19 x 9.5 can be found when searching under 335i. Tire rack is a little conservative on their available wheel offsets listed for cars.
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So in a nutshell what is the ideal offset for these wheels on a E92 M3 Coupe?
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      07-16-2009, 12:03 PM   #10
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So in a nutshell what is the ideal offset for these wheels on a E92 M3 Coupe?
Rear: no doubt 19x10 +20.
Front: I prefer 19x8.5 +20 (I personally don't like using spacers although they make car looks damn good) but you have an option for 19x9.5 +40 with spacer.

I checked the CH black FS thread and spoke to the owner. Rear tires need to replaced very soon. FYI.
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Rear: no doubt 19x10 +20.
Front: I prefer 19x8.5 +20 (I personally don't like using spacers although they make car looks damn good) but you have an option for 19x9.5 +40 with spacer.
Ditto.
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And you should know that tire-rack sells all of the offsets listed above. They just don't list them as M3 fitment. Search under 2003 M5 and you will find the 19 x 8.5, 20mm offset fronts. 19 x 9.5 can be found when searching under 335i. Tire rack is a little conservative on their available wheel offsets listed for cars.
Yeah U can also get the regular e60 bbs ch and the offset fits pretty good with out any spacers. Thats what I did.
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