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      04-18-2011, 11:33 AM   #177
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hey I got a front 15 MM spacer and want to put in 10 MM spacer for the rear , can you tell me what size of the bolt length I will need for front and rear? Also do you have any stainless steel one ?
The MS Spacer kits do come with the necessary extended bolts, which are black zinc coated. This eliminates any guesswork.
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      04-28-2011, 02:59 AM   #178
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08 euro 6sp

OEM ZCP's (from EAS - thanks!)

Hankook evo S1 245/35
Hankook evo S1 275/35

Hamann 10mm rear
Hamann 10mm front

no rub, but pretty darn flush in the back - considering MS 5mm in the back








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I have a 2011 E93 M3 Comp package with the ZCP wheels. I'm gonna be going to a 285/30 rear tire and a 245/35 front tire...what size spacers would you recommend (I have EDC)?
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Year/model BMW:
2011 e92 M3

Wheels/offset:
Front: 19x9.0 OEM M3 ZCP, ET31
Rear: 19x10.0 OEM M3 ZCP, ET25

Tire size:
Front:Michelin PS2 245/35-19
Rear: Michelin PS2 265/35-19

Suspension:
H&R Race Springs

Spacer size:
Front: 18mm
Rear: 15mm


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      05-09-2011, 12:56 PM   #181
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Year/model BMW:
2011 e92 M3

Wheels/offset:
Front: 19x9.0 OEM M3 ZCP, ET31
Rear: 19x10.0 OEM M3 ZCP, ET25

Tire size:
Front:Pirelli P Zero 245/35-19
Rear: Pirelli P Zero 265/35-19

Suspension:
Stock

Spacer size:
Front: 15mm
Rear: 15mm













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      05-14-2011, 12:40 AM   #182
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2010 E90 M3

Front wheel: 19x9.0 OEM M3 GTS, ET31
Rear: wheel: 19x10.0 OEM M3 GTS, ET25

Front Tire: Michelin Pilot Super Sport 255/35/19
Rear Tire: Michelin Pilot Super Sport 275/35/19

Suspension: Eibach Pro-Kt with EDC

What's the most aggressive spacer setup without any rubbing issues (especially when the wheel is fully turned)? 12 mm front and 10 mm rear? Car is a daily driver...and will experience many bumps and pot holes!

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      05-16-2011, 11:18 AM   #183
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2010 E90 M3

Front wheel: 19x9.0 OEM M3 GTS, ET31
Rear: wheel: 19x10.0 OEM M3 GTS, ET25

Front Tire: Michelin Pilot Super Sport 255/35/19
Rear Tire: Michelin Pilot Super Sport 275/35/19

Suspension: Eibach Pro-Kt with EDC

What's the most aggressive spacer setup without any rubbing issues (especially when the wheel is fully turned)? 12 mm front and 10 mm rear? Car is a daily driver...and will experience many bumps and pot holes!
Normally, we suggest a 12/10mm combo with the stock 245/265 setups.

The 10/10mm combo should be fine in your case, but it would be best to measure beforehand to be 100% certain.
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I hope this is OK to ask in this thread: I read earlier in this thread about the potential mechanical drawbacks of using the spacers, but never fully understood the answer. So, what are the drawbacks, from a pure engineering/mechanical standpoint?

Obviously, there is some additional weight, but that has to be minor. By moving the fulcrum of the wheel/suspension point out ~15mm, what else are you impacting? I have to think that camber angle becomes more aggressive with spacers.

What about EDC settings? I always assumed EDC is finely tuned for the factory geometry. The spacers would almost certainly impact that in some way.
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I hope this is OK to ask in this thread: I read earlier in this thread about the potential mechanical drawbacks of using the spacers, but never fully understood the answer. So, what are the drawbacks, from a pure engineering/mechanical standpoint?

Obviously, there is some additional weight, but that has to be minor. By moving the fulcrum of the wheel/suspension point out ~15mm, what else are you impacting? I have to think that camber angle becomes more aggressive with spacers.

What about EDC settings? I always assumed EDC is finely tuned for the factory geometry. The spacers would almost certainly impact that in some way.
This is simply a reference thread for spacer sizing, feel free to email me your questions and I can reply promptly.
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This is simply a reference thread for spacer sizing, feel free to email me your questions and I can reply promptly.
I appreciate the offer. I started a new thread here because I'd like to read the potential varying feedback/responses.
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      05-16-2011, 04:29 PM   #187
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I appreciate the offer. I started a new thread here because I'd like to read the potential varying feedback/responses.
same here.. i want to pull the trigger on these, but want to know any setbacks.
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Year/model BMW:
2011 M3

Wheels/offset:
Front wheel: 19x9.0 OEM M3 GTS, ET31
Rear: wheel: 19x10.0 OEM M3 GTS, ET25

Tire size:
Front:Pirelli PZero 245/35-19
Rear: Pirelli PZero 265/35-19

Suspension:
Stock springs equipped w/ EDC

Spacer size:
Front: 15mm
Rear: 12mm

Thanks BlacknRedi for the great pics!
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Anyone else getting rubbing with 18mm/15mm, or is it just the E93 (due to extra weight?). It only happens when I go over big bumps, especially with several passengers.

I think I'm going to buy some 12mm for the rear and throw the 15mm on the front. Hopefully that will be good enough.
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What would you guys recommend for an E90 on stock suspension (with EDC)? I have the stock 18s and want to upgrade to ZCP 19s, swapping back and forth for summer/winter setups.
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What would you guys recommend for an E90 on stock suspension (with EDC)? I have the stock 18s and want to upgrade to ZCP 19s, swapping back and forth for summer/winter setups.
12.5MM and 15MM setup.
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Anyone else getting rubbing with 18mm/15mm, or is it just the E93 (due to extra weight?). It only happens when I go over big bumps, especially with several passengers.

I think I'm going to buy some 12mm for the rear and throw the 15mm on the front. Hopefully that will be good enough.
Hasn't been a problem for us, are you lowered or at stock height? Do you know if it's rubbing on the fender lining or somewhere else along the inner side of the fender? the 15/12 should do the trick if the rubbing is indeed from the inner side of your fender.

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What would you guys recommend for an E90 on stock suspension (with EDC)? I have the stock 18s and want to upgrade to ZCP 19s, swapping back and forth for summer/winter setups.
The most common setup seems to be the 15/12 combo for both wheels, but of course it also depends on what tires you have on the wheels.
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From your website. Do you know the suspension/spacer specs of this car? Looks like stock M3 18s.



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David,

From your website. Do you know the suspension/spacer specs of this car? Looks like stock M3 18s.



Thanks!
This 2008 M3 Sedan is lowered with B&G Springs and the 15mm/18mm spacer combo.

Wheels are stock 18" Gunmetal.
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Hey! Can someone please tell me :

I will be dropping on KWV3's on my E92 M3 running stock 18's.

What size spacers for the most aggressive stance?
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Hey! Can someone please tell me :

I will be dropping on KWV3's on my E92 M3 running stock 18's.

What size spacers for the most aggressive stance?
The 18mm/15mm combo would be the most aggressive and give a similar stance to the sedan pictured above.
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The 18mm/15mm combo would be the most aggressive and give a similar stance to the sedan pictured above.
Sedan and Coupe have the same wheel base and offsets?

Fender mods required for that setup?
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Sedan and Coupe have the same wheel base and offsets?

Fender mods required for that setup?
Yes, the sedan and coupes have the same offsets, and there are no fender mods required with the OEM specifications. If you upsize your tire though, then you'd have to check your clearance.
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