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      11-02-2012, 07:15 PM   #1
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265/35/19 285/35/19 on 19x9 and 19x10.5 - Any problems?

My wheels are:

19x9 offset 22
19x10.5 offset 25

I'm considering Michelin PS2 in 265/35/19 and 285/35/19. My car is a 2011.5 E92 M3 with comp pkg. No aftermarket suspension/lowering.

Will I have any rubbing issues? I don't mind going down to 255/275 but I wanted a meatier look vs. my current 245/265 stretched look. I'm trying to fill that unsightly fender gap up front.

Thanks in advance,

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      11-02-2012, 07:38 PM   #2
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Put some eibach's on and run stock sizes. That'll fill your gaps and maintain an excellent ride. 35's are too tall in those width's.
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So for sure I'm going to have issues?
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You need to go with a 30 series not a 35 and run a 295 in the rear..........Phil
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You need to go with a 30 series not a 35 and run a 295 in the rear..........Phil
I read the "Rub / No Rub Index" sticky thread and decided I should probably go with 255/35/19 and 295/30/19 or 275/35/19 for the rears.

Can someone with similar wheel specs and 295/30/19 on stock suspension chime in regarding rubbing issues?

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The front will probably rub a ton..although Maleks car didn't. Most I have seen that have done this do...also a 285/35/19 is almost 27" tall making it .7" taller than OEM. Its going to look like a SUV tire back there.

As far as a 295/30/19 depending on the offset of the rear wheels you should be fine, on some sedans I have seen rubbing, coupes no.

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The front will probably rub a ton..although Maleks car didn't. Most I have seen that have done this do...also a 285/35/19 is almost 27" tall making it .7" taller than OEM. Its going to look like a SUV tire back there.

As far as a 295/30/19 depending on the offset of the rear wheels you should be fine, on some sedans I have seen rubbing, coupes no.

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+1...255/35 should rub on the F liner (surprised Malek didn't rub!). 285/35 is way too tall for the R. A 295/30 will fit on the R of an e90 or e92/93 M3 if the offset is not too aggressive - although I'm running 18's, I have zero rubbing with a 295 on a 10"-wide rear wheel with a 22 mm offset.
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I read the "Rub / No Rub Index" sticky thread and decided I should probably go with 255/35/19 and 295/30/19 or 275/35/19 for the rears.

Can someone with similar wheel specs and 295/30/19 on stock suspension chime in regarding rubbing issues?

Thanks.
I ran a 265-30 and a 295-30 on ZCP wheels and stock ZCP suspension. No rub what so ever. I have recently changed wheels but the tires are the same......Phil
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+1...255/35 should rub on the F liner (surprised Malek didn't rub!). 285/35 is way too tall for the R. A 295/30 will fit on the R of an e90 or e92/93 M3 if the offset is not too aggressive - although I'm running 18's, I have zero rubbing with a 295 on a 10"-wide rear wheel with a 22 mm offset.
I think you mean 265/35...my 255/35/19s don't rub on the front..although it is razor close.

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I think you mean 265/35...my 255/35/19s don't rub on the front..although it is razor close.

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Correct - thanks
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