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      02-27-2011, 01:21 PM   #1
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What size tires can you run on zcp wheels.

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I have an e90 zcp m3 and I was searching around too see if anyone was running wider then 275s in the rear. I know that daft is running 275s in the rear and 255s up front with 15mm
12mm spacers. Any pics with 285s on in the rear? Does anyone know if there still going to be stretched with 285s? Or are they going to be a standard fit? I definitely want to keep a little stretch on my rear so I may have to stick too 275s!

Looking to go with bridgestone re 11s when making up my mind on tire size..

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295/30/19's can be used on the rears and still be within the tire mfrs spec's for rim size on the OEM Comp rears ( 19x10").


285's would be fine.
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The oem zcp are 9.5s I thought in the rear?
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The oem zcp are 9.5s I thought in the rear?
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They are 19" x 10" ET 25
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You can technically run a 275/30/19 front and a 295/30/19 rear, however IMHO with the 9"/10" width of the wheels really shouldn't go beyond 255/285 setup. Here's a couple of pics of my setup. They are Nitto Invos (which actually tend to run wide) in a 255/35/19 front and 285/30/19 rear. I'm sure there will be different opinions. If I was to do one change is maybe run a 265/30/19 front, you would have the .5" stagger in overall tire diamater from the factory along with the 20mm stagger from front to rear.



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You can technically run a 275/30/19 front and a 295/30/19 rear, however IMHO with the 9"/10" width of the wheels really shouldn't go beyond 255/285 setup. Here's a couple of pics of my setup. They are Nitto Invos (which actually tend to run wide) in a 255/35/19 front and 285/30/19 rear. I'm sure there will be different opinions. If I was to do one change is maybe run a 265/30/19 front, you would have the .5" stagger in overall tire diamater from the factory along with the 20mm stagger from front to rear.



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you can run the 255 or even the 265 without a spacer? Not touching the shocks?
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295/30/19's can be used on the rears and still be within the tire mfrs spec's for rim size on the OEM Comp rears ( 19x10").


285's would be fine.
Ok cool, So what do you think about the bridgestone re 11 in 255/35/19 285/35/19? I actually looked it up and initially thought it was 9 inches in the front 10 in the rear and then something threw me off later down the road.

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You can technically run a 275/30/19 front and a 295/30/19 rear, however IMHO with the 9"/10" width of the wheels really shouldn't go beyond 255/285 setup. Here's a couple of pics of my setup. They are Nitto Invos (which actually tend to run wide) in a 255/35/19 front and 285/30/19 rear. I'm sure there will be different opinions. If I was to do one change is maybe run a 265/30/19 front, you would have the .5" stagger in overall tire diamater from the factory along with the 20mm stagger from front to rear.
Do you know if the re 11's, ps2s run wide? I had yoko ad08s before and they ran about 15 mm wider. Is it better to run the factory stagger or does it not make a difference?
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I m pretty sure the ps2s actually run true to its size though i've had them before as well.
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you can run the 255 or even the 265 without a spacer? Not touching the shocks?
No spacers on my car. The issue for the front is more overall tire diameter than width. The 255/35/19 is 26" tall and with just a smidgen of clearance from hitting the inner fender liner on full lock. You can run a 265 but it has to be a 30 series not 35..ie 265/30/19 not a 265/35/19.

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Ok cool, So what do you think about the bridgestone re 11 in 255/35/19 285/35/19? I actually looked it up and initially thought it was 9 inches in the front 10 in the rear and then something threw me off later down the road.



Do you know if the re 11's, ps2s run wide? I had yoko ad08s before and they ran about 15 mm wider. Is it better to run the factory stagger or does it not make a difference?
I would try and get as close to the factory stagger as possible as the DSC is programmed for that stagger. I noticed my DSC is more sensitive now due to the front and rear being almost the same diameter. Also, a 285/35/19 is too tall, it will fit but you are talking about a 26.9" tall tire vs. the 26.3" that the car was stock. Try to stay within .3" of OEM height.

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No spacers on my car. The issue for the front is more overall tire diameter than width. The 255/35/19 is 26" tall and with just a smidgen of clearance from hitting the inner fender liner on full lock. You can run a 265 but it has to be a 30 series not 35..ie 265/30/19 not a 265/35/19.

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whats the best setup for me with 15mm spacers all around?

1. 255/30/19 285/30/19
2. 255/30/19 285/35/19
3. 255/30/19 275/35/19

or is it better to run a 255/35/19???
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i think its going to be 255 35 19 and 275 35 19 or 285 35 19
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search... there are like 20 threads on this. either go 255/35 & 275/35 or 255/35 & 285/30. I have ran both with no problems whatsoever. Currently running the 255/275 combo (vredestein's) with 12/10mm spacer combo. I can go with a bit larger spacer in front if needed, but I wouldn't go any larger in the rear as I get occasional light rubbing on the right side (tire choice will have an impact on this though). I ran the 285/30 in the rear with a 5mm spacer with no problems. Seemed like there was plenty of room to go bigger if needed (I switched tires, so I never got the chance to try).
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search... there are like 20 threads on this.
What search terms do you suggest? I've tried digging for info like this before and came up with very little.
I'd want to get rid of as much stagger as I can... maybe 265/30 and 265/35. The wider front wheel is the only advantage I can think of for the ZCP wheels.

Anyone have a handy link to the offsets for the different wheel options?
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Anyone have a handy link to the offsets for the different wheel options?
If you're talking about the OEM wheel options, 18" 219M's and 19" 220M's are both 8.5 ET29 front, 9.5ET23 rear. There's a sticky at the top of this forum.
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thinking on waiting for the michelin pilot super sports and going with 255 35 285 30 =) thanks for the help guys
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I just ordered 275/30/19 and 295/30/19 michelin pss for my 2011 m3 zcp. Will report soon.
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just get 265/35/19 front and 285/30/19 or 295/30/19 which is the max for a 10 rear.
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I just ordered 275/30/19 and 295/30/19 michelin pss for my 2011 m3 zcp. Will report soon.
Been looking to do this but with hankooks v12's so I could just beat them up. Make sure you post pics and grip impressions!
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I just ordered 275/30/19 and 295/30/19 michelin pss for my 2011 m3 zcp. Will report soon.
Looking forward to your opinions on this setup and hopefully some pics!
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Looking forward to your opinions on this setup and hopefully some pics!
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I just ordered 275/30/19 and 295/30/19 michelin pss for my 2011 m3 zcp. Will report soon.
Did you get them on the car yet?
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