BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Wheels + Tires Sponsored by The Tire Rack
  TireRack

KEEP M3POST ALIVE BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER LINK!
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-10-2011, 05:50 PM   #23
geneatals
Ninja
geneatals's Avatar
Philippines
44
Rep
3,206
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 E90 M3
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: So Cal (SFV)

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by melimel View Post
Thank you, my 285/30/20 on Hankooks V12's seem great!
get 'em on already
__________________
2011.5 E90 M3 AW l Black Novillo Leather | Carbon Fiber Leather Trim | ZCP | ZP2 | M-DCT | Navigation | Moonroof | 6FL l Pics/Mods
Retired: 2008 535i l AW l Black Dakota Leather l Bamboo Anthracite l ZPP l ZSP l 6FL
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2011, 03:10 AM   #24
pumper206
80 Deep, We All Eat!!!
pumper206's Avatar
Taiwan
12
Rep
622
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 AW E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Seattle,Wa

iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GTM_Challenge View Post
We run a 275 or 285 in back on this setup depending on the tire brand and model. Some with a more aquare shoulder will have more room in back using a 275.
Would Vredesteins Ultrac Sessantas be considered a square shoulder?? I'm trying to figure out whether to go with 275 or 285 in the rears for 20x10 et20, BBS LMs.
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2011, 02:59 PM   #25
M3LISSA
Lieutenant
M3LISSA's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
437
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90, M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

i went with 285's in the rear as well. I have Hankook tires which I was advised on were great for the money on my friends M5 and held up well on the track and were not a square tire and would fit... hope this helps
__________________
2011 E90 M3 // Alpine White // 20" BBS LM's, blah blah
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2011, 03:00 PM   #26
M3LISSA
Lieutenant
M3LISSA's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
437
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90, M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by geneatals View Post
get 'em on already
tonight my dear... tonight...
__________________
2011 E90 M3 // Alpine White // 20" BBS LM's, blah blah
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2011, 10:29 PM   #27
pumper206
80 Deep, We All Eat!!!
pumper206's Avatar
Taiwan
12
Rep
622
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 AW E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Seattle,Wa

iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by melimel View Post
i went with 285's in the rear as well. I have Hankook tires which I was advised on were great for the money on my friends M5 and held up well on the track and were not a square tire and would fit... hope this helps
Yea, think I'm gonna go with 255F and 285R and hopefully all will be well.
Appreciate 0
      04-29-2011, 07:23 AM   #28
M3LISSA
Lieutenant
M3LISSA's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
437
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90, M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

Let us know how it is with those tires. This way it will help other members
__________________
2011 E90 M3 // Alpine White // 20" BBS LM's, blah blah
Appreciate 0
      04-29-2011, 12:32 PM   #29
pumper206
80 Deep, We All Eat!!!
pumper206's Avatar
Taiwan
12
Rep
622
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 AW E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Seattle,Wa

iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by melimel View Post
Let us know how it is with those tires. This way it will help other members
For sure! I'm gonna order the tires today so I imagine in 2 weeks I should have some pics and feedback.
Appreciate 0
      05-05-2011, 06:30 PM   #30
pumper206
80 Deep, We All Eat!!!
pumper206's Avatar
Taiwan
12
Rep
622
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 AW E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Seattle,Wa

iTrader: (5)

Got the Vreds 255/30/20F and 285/30/20R mounted on my BBS LM 20x9F and 20x10R. By the looks of it, I think I could've even gone with 275/30 in the rear. Might be a tad bit stretched but not much. Sorry, no pics...yet . So for those who are wondering, if you're looking for a slightly stretched look and you want to ride on Vreds then go 245/30F and 275/30R. If you're looking for a little more meat then bump up the size to 255/30F and 285/30R. Pics to come(monday, got other goodies to get on the car at the same time) .
Appreciate 0
      05-06-2011, 07:44 AM   #31
M3LISSA
Lieutenant
M3LISSA's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
437
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90, M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pumper206 View Post
Got the Vreds 255/30/20F and 285/30/20R mounted on my BBS LM 20x9F and 20x10R. By the looks of it, I think I could've even gone with 275/30 in the rear. Might be a tad bit stretched but not much. Sorry, no pics...yet . So for those who are wondering, if you're looking for a slightly stretched look and you want to ride on Vreds then go 245/30F and 275/30R. If you're looking for a little more meat then bump up the size to 255/30F and 285/30R. Pics to come(monday, got other goodies to get on the car at the same time) .
__________________
2011 E90 M3 // Alpine White // 20" BBS LM's, blah blah
Appreciate 0
      05-06-2011, 11:18 AM   #32
PIMP "E"
Colonel
PIMP "E"'s Avatar
Germany
35
Rep
2,495
Posts

 
Drives: AW 2011 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: ft. lauderdale fl, in mannheim germany

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 M3  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to PIMP "E"
The different suspension springs thatís supposed to give a 1" drop doesnít always give you that exact number. Sometime the weight of the car will add on to that claim. Another thing is the tires, all side wall width that claims the same number (30) is not always accurate. So it could be you just need a different tire brand or your wheels didnít come with the correct offset.
__________________
MONEY IS THE SAIL TO MY BOAT
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2011, 03:41 AM   #33
pumper206
80 Deep, We All Eat!!!
pumper206's Avatar
Taiwan
12
Rep
622
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 AW E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Seattle,Wa

iTrader: (5)

As promised...
Attached Images
  
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2011, 10:00 AM   #34
tha_good_life
Brigadier General
tha_good_life's Avatar
United_States
68
Rep
3,914
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 JzB E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (17)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.33]
These pictures make me appreciate my wheels more.... Look'n good Pumper!
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:05 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST