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      05-08-2011, 11:08 PM   #1
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BBS LM-R 19*8.5 et32 and Brembo 380mm 6piston BBK question

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I have question here , i just got one set of BBS LM-R 19*8.5 et32 front , and 19*10 et20 rear, and i also got the brembo 6 piston front and 4 piston rear bbk. both are 380mm rotors, and tire size are Pilot Super Sport 245/35/19,275/35/19is that fit the wheels without spacer ? ? BBS manufactory also give me two 10mm spacer in case.. can i just install that without spacer ??
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I tried that before, it wouldn't work. It only needs 2-3mm more clearance without spacers on front's. So, it turns out it would work unless you use a massive spacer.
However, if you don't care the paint on your Brembo calipers, you would be fine running these wheels on streets since they rub just a little. BUT, it's better to be safe than sorry.
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I tried that before, it wouldn't work. It only needs 2-3mm more clearance without spacers on front's. So, it turns out it would work unless you use a massive spacer.
However, if you don't care the paint on your Brembo calipers, you would be fine running these wheels on streets since they rub just a little. BUT, it's better to be safe than sorry.
i see ...thanks ..btw .... i think using spacer is not good ringht ??
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i see ...thanks ..btw .... i think using spacer is not good ringht ??
It doesn't matter if you drive on streets, just check the torque on each lug more often.
If you take the car to the track, I would recommend change to longer studs (search ARP studs) with open end lug nuts.
Again, it depends on your usage. I wouldn't too worry about it.
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It doesn't matter if you drive on streets, just check the torque on each lug more often.
If you take the car to the track, I would recommend change to longer studs (search ARP studs) with open end lug nuts.
Again, it depends on your usage. I wouldn't too worry about it.
ok ...i already order different size of lug nuts for using spacer ...this color is discountinue , so i cant get the perfect offset for the front..
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ok ...i already order different size of lug nuts for using spacer ...this color is discountinue , so i cant get the perfect offset for the front..
You can always change front rotors to smaller one, then you can put the rear's on front's.
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You can always change front rotors to smaller one, then you can put the rear's on front's.
why i order both 38mm rotors because they said will be more balance.... but i didnt try yet ..
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