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      08-03-2010, 09:39 AM   #1
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20" HRE P40's with Eibach Springs.

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I am about to fit my P40s to my E92, and i also have a set of Eibach springs, but somone said that the car would be too low to handle the 20" wheels...
Does anyone have any experience of this set up?
Should I ditch the springs?
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i have eibach springs with 20" Klassens and have no issues what so ever. youll be fine. Eibach's drop is minimal.
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Unless your tire sizes very tall you will not have a problem with any popular spring kits.

I have personally run RD Sport springs (lower than eibach) with 18", 19", 20", and 21" with no rubbing.
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the only one's less lower are the Dinan springs
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Unless your tire sizes very tall you will not have a problem with any popular spring kits.

I have personally run RD Sport springs (lower than eibach) with 18", 19", 20", and 21" with no rubbing.
THey came WITH GOODYEAR EAGLE F1 TYRES

FRONT TYRES*255/30R20 92Y

REAR TYRES 285/25R20 93Y
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Those tire sizes are close to stock heights (slightly taller on the front, slightly shorter on the rear). I doubt you'll have a problem. As noted, the Eibach drop is not radical. If you would rub with that kit, you'd be rubbing over any larger bumps anyway.

Note that your rear tire is actually a little shorter than the front. 26" Front 25.6" rear calculated diameters for those sizes.
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Great thanks, One last thing which might be very basic....
Can you litterally just un bolt my current 19" wheels and replace with the 20" wheels, or shoudl i get a garage to do so?
Reason i ask is that woudl the wheels need to be realigned due to the increased size? Or is this only necessary when dropping on springs....
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Great thanks, One last thing which might be very basic....
Can you litterally just un bolt my current 19" wheels and replace with the 20" wheels, or shoudl i get a garage to do so?
Reason i ask is that woudl the wheels need to be realigned due to the increased size? Or is this only necessary when dropping on springs....
You do not need an alignment when changing wheels. Just jack the car up, take off the old wheels, and replace with your pretty new wheels
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Great info on here.

When you change tires you might want to go with 285/30/20.
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Great info on here.

When you change tires you might want to go with 285/30/20.
brilliant thanks all.
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