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
      06-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #1
YolkyPalky
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 DCT ZCP SPACE GRAY
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: San Diego, CA

Posts: 243
iTrader: (0)

Are Mich PSS 255/35/19 & 275/35/19 OK for ZCP stock setup (no spacers, not lowered)?

Hi,

Was trying to get Michelin PSS tires for my '11 e90 ZCP M3. The 265s for rear are no where to be found, even the largest retailer in the country for them is scrambling to ship them from the East Coast.

But the 275s are available, so I am thinking of going with Michelin PSS 275/35/19 rears and 255/35/19 fronts. I have stock ZCP suspension with no spacers. Would there be any issues (rubbing, etc.) with going with 275 & 255 instead of OEM 265 & 245? Thanks.
YolkyPalky is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2012, 08:43 PM   #2
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 13,030
iTrader: (42)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Pretty sure there's no issue.
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2012, 08:44 PM   #3
JAdamz
M3NTAL
 
JAdamz's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3 ZCP
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Long Island, NY

Posts: 425
iTrader: (1)

No problems with that setup. That's a common upgrade combination on the ZCP wheels.
JAdamz is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2012, 09:13 PM   #4
LarThaL
Colonel
 
LarThaL's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 M3
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: West Springfield, MA

Posts: 2,498
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by YolkyPalky View Post
Hi,

Was trying to get Michelin PSS tires for my '11 e90 ZCP M3. The 265s for rear are no where to be found, even the largest retailer in the country for them is scrambling to ship them from the East Coast.

But the 275s are available, so I am thinking of going with Michelin PSS 275/35/19 rears and 255/35/19 fronts. I have stock ZCP suspension with no spacers. Would there be any issues (rubbing, etc.) with going with 275 & 255 instead of OEM 265 & 245? Thanks.
Tirerack has 265/35/19 sizes in stock per their website. I just received my OEM sized Michelin PSS from them yesterday !!!
245/35/19 and 265/35/19
__________________
Precision tool: 2011 BMW ///M3
Sledgehammer: 2014 Audi S6

LarThaL is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-27-2012, 11:58 AM   #5
mark896
Warrant Officer
 
mark896's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E92 335is
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Alabama

Posts: 452
iTrader: (0)

Subscribed--I would actually like to see if 255/275's would fit WITH spacers. Because I don't think those tires would come out flush with the fenders without them..
mark896 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-27-2012, 12:07 PM   #6
YolkyPalky
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 DCT ZCP SPACE GRAY
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: San Diego, CA

Posts: 243
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mark896 View Post
Subscribed--I would actually like to see if 255/275's would fit WITH spacers. Because I don't think those tires would come out flush with the fenders without them..
I'm moving forward and will have the PSS 255/275's installed today or tomorrow. From feedback here and elsewhere, seems there should be no issues with rubbing, etc. with stock ZCP suspension, stock wheels and no spacers, which is my setup.

I'll be interested to see if I notice any difference in steering and handling with the slightly wider footprint.
YolkyPalky is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-27-2012, 12:59 PM   #7
davem3fan
Lieutenant
 
davem3fan's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E70 X5d Swiss Army Knife
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Philly Metro

Posts: 570
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
You'll have a better ride and a more accurate speedometer too.
__________________
Dave Flogaus CCA #123862
Instructor, BMW Club Racer & Nürburgring Specialist
95 E34 M5 3.8 Daytona Violet
98 E36 M3/4 White IS #244
14 F31 M Sport Touring, 13 E70 X5d
davem3fan is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-27-2012, 07:46 PM   #8
mark896
Warrant Officer
 
mark896's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E92 335is
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Alabama

Posts: 452
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by YolkyPalky
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark896 View Post
Subscribed--I would actually like to see if 255/275's would fit WITH spacers. Because I don't think those tires would come out flush with the fenders without them..
I'm moving forward and will have the PSS 255/275's installed today or tomorrow. From feedback here and elsewhere, seems there should be no issues with rubbing, etc. with stock ZCP suspension, stock wheels and no spacers, which is my setup.

I'll be interested to see if I notice any difference in steering and handling with the slightly wider footprint.
You mind taking some pics afterwards? I'd like to see how close to the fenders the tires are--I might not even run spacers, depending.
mark896 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-28-2012, 10:35 PM   #9
YolkyPalky
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 DCT ZCP SPACE GRAY
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: San Diego, CA

Posts: 243
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mark896 View Post
You mind taking some pics afterwards? I'd like to see how close to the fenders the tires are--I might not even run spacers, depending.
Tried to take a couple for you, this is how the 255/275 setup looks with stock ZCP suspension and no spacers. So far I really love the 255/275 PSS setup, seems to handle much better and grip better when making hard turns.
Attached Images
  
YolkyPalky is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-28-2012, 10:37 PM   #10
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 13,030
iTrader: (42)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Looks like you could use some spacers still.
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-29-2012, 01:04 PM   #11
mark896
Warrant Officer
 
mark896's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E92 335is
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Alabama

Posts: 452
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by YolkyPalky View Post
Tried to take a couple for you, this is how the 255/275 setup looks with stock ZCP suspension and no spacers. So far I really love the 255/275 PSS setup, seems to handle much better and grip better when making hard turns.
Nice, man. I think if I do that I'm still going to throw some spacers on though.. I wonder if 285's will fit on the back rims?
mark896 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-02-2012, 12:18 AM   #12
geneatals
Ninja
 
geneatals's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011.5 E90 M3
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: So Cal (SFV)

Posts: 3,198
iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by THE TECH View Post
Looks like you could use some spacers still.
agree...

I'm planning on getting this tire size combo as wellonce I burn thru the stock conti's...currently have 12.5mm spacers all around..hoping they will still work with 255/275-35-19...
__________________
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
geneatals is offline   Philippines
0
Reply With Quote
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 04:21 AM.




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