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      11-12-2009, 11:50 AM   #1
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I have stock 19's with 15mm front/12mm rear spacers with the stock tires on it now. If i switch my tire size to 255 in the front and 285 in the rear will my tires stick out if I keep the current spacers on? I'm just planning ahead so I can figure out what spacing I'll need to get the same look. Thanks for any help you can provide.
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      11-13-2009, 01:36 AM   #2
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I have stock 19's with 15mm front/12mm rear spacers with the stock tires on it now. If i switch my tire size to 255 in the front and 285 in the rear will my tires stick out if I keep the current spacers on? I'm just planning ahead so I can figure out what spacing I'll need to get the same look. Thanks for any help you can provide.
My situation is similar and I'd like to know if my rear size would cause rubbing with the same spacer set up as yours?

I have currently stock 19's PS2's with spacers(hub centric).

15' Front(245/35 R19)
12' Rear(265/35 R19)

I'm also lowered with Eibach Springs for the E-93. There is more room than the H&R's.

I'm definitely going with Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta as my next tires.

What size should I buy assuming I want to keep the same aggressive look of the spacers? I'm afraid the 275-35-19 will rub with my spacer set up.

Thoughts are appreciated.
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      11-13-2009, 02:24 AM   #3
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I have stock 19's with 15mm front/12mm rear spacers with the stock tires on it now. If i switch my tire size to 255 in the front and 285 in the rear will my tires stick out if I keep the current spacers on? I'm just planning ahead so I can figure out what spacing I'll need to get the same look. Thanks for any help you can provide.
If your car is lowered on aftermarket springs, don't go 285/30/19 on the rear tires with 12mm spacers installed. You have the potential to rub with that setup. (lowered)

A 275/35/19 tire is a much better fit that won't rub on the outer fender.

As for the front tires...

It all depends on the tire brand, and again...whether or not you are using aftermarket lowering coils on your M3.

If YES, 245/35/19, if NO, you can select a small number of 255/35/19 tires to avoid rubbing issues.
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My situation is similar and I'd like to know if my rear size would cause rubbing with the same spacer set up as yours?

I have currently stock 19's PS2's with spacers(hub centric).

15' Front(245/35 R19)
12' Rear(265/35 R19)

I'm also lowered with Eibach Springs for the E-93. There is more room than the H&R's.

I'm definitely going with Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta as my next tires.

What size should I buy assuming I want to keep the same aggressive look of the spacers? I'm afraid the 275-35-19 will rub with my spacer set up.

Thoughts are appreciated.
I answered your question(s) in the 'other' thread, but I'll repeat part of it here for you as well.

I would stick with the 245/35/19 tire size in the front, since the Eibach lowering springs for the vert are actually the same drop as the H&R lowering springs in the front. (1")

The Eibach lowering springs for the E92 Coupe and E90 Sedan both drop the front of the car by 0.8".

As for the rear tires...

The 275/35/19 tire size will work, even with the Eibach lowering springs and 12mm spacers.

You should not have any rubbing issues with that specific combination.
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