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      12-01-2009, 07:12 PM   #1
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Too Aggresive???

19" x 9.5" ET22
19" x 10.5" ET25

Too aggressive? What do you guys think?
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I think the front are too aggressive by 5-7 mm but the rears are fine.

According to stock M3 set up, you would be sticking out 20mm out more in front and 11 in the rear.

On my stock wheels, I am running 12mm spacers in front and rear. The front could go IMO up to 3-4 mm more but the rear looks fine to me.

I used this to compute those numbers:
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Our M3 has 19x9.5 +22 and 19x10 +25 with ADVAN AD08s 265/30 and 295/30 with no problems.

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I think the front are too aggressive by 5-7 mm but the rears are fine.

According to stock M3 set up, you would be sticking out 20mm out more in front and 11 in the rear.

On my stock wheels, I am running 12mm spacers in front and rear. The front could go IMO up to 3-4 mm more but the rear looks fine to me.

I used this to compute those numbers:
http://www.e90post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=12
Cool link! I'm currently running 12mm spacers front and back as well and I think that it looks perfect..
Yea, I feel the same about the fronts, a little too aggressive, but too late now... I tried having them change the order to 9.0 in the front but it was too late. I think I'll still be happy none the less. Thanks for your input.
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Our M3 has 19x9.5 +22 and 19x10 +25 with ADVAN AD08s 265/30 and 295/30 with no problems.

That looks really nice. Why 265 for front and why 295 for rear? Why not 275 for front and 305 for rear?
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So I found out that Volk actually doesn't offer the G2 19x9.0 in a BMW fitment. That being said, I guess I'll just have to stick to the 19x9.5 fronts!! Anyone got any input on tire sizing? I was thinking:
F:275-30-19 F:265-30-19
R:305-30-19 OR R:305-30-19

What do you guys think?
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      12-24-2009, 01:38 AM   #7
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I run Volk g2 19x9.5 +22 F and 19x10.5 +25 R

plus I have 10mm spacers on the back

I may also do 5 or 10mm in front

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245/35-19 F. 275/30-19 R. Advan AD08
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So I found out that Volk actually doesn't offer the G2 19x9.0 in a BMW fitment. That being said, I guess I'll just have to stick to the 19x9.5 fronts!! Anyone got any input on tire sizing? I was thinking:
F:275-30-19 F:265-30-19
R:305-30-19 OR R:305-30-19

What do you guys think?
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So I found out that Volk actually doesn't offer the G2 19x9.0 in a BMW fitment. That being said, I guess I'll just have to stick to the 19x9.5 fronts!! Anyone got any input on tire sizing? I was thinking:
F:275-30-19 F:265-30-19
R:305-30-19 OR R:305-30-19

What do you guys think?
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if you are using Neova AD08, i'd recommend the 265/30-19 and 295/30-19, especially if you have a drop. We learnt from experience that not all tire specs are the same.

Neova/Yoko in general tend to have a higher ratio of thread width:sectional width.

other tires, you can run 265/30-19 and 305/30-19 possibly, depending on brand.
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if you are using Neova AD08, i'd recommend the 265/30-19 and 295/30-19, especially if you have a drop. We learnt from experience that not all tire specs are the same.

Neova/Yoko in general tend to have a higher ratio of thread width:sectional width.

other tires, you can run 265/30-19 and 305/30-19 possibly, depending on brand.
I was thinking of going with the RE-11's. I'm dropped on Eibachs, so I don't think rubbing will be an issue. I'm more concerned with the increased understeer and keeping circumference of tire+wheel same as stock.
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