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      02-01-2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Do I have room to lower?

I can't seem to sell these wheels, so I think I'm going to plastidip them and lower the car, if possible. Think I have enough room? Maybe just Eibachs in the front?

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Front fitment is 21 x 9.5 18ET
Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire size: 255/30/21 (diameter 27.1")


Rear fitment is 21 x 10.5 40ET (20mm Spacer) (diameter 26.8")
Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire size: 295/25/21




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      02-01-2013, 05:34 PM   #2
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Probably not. The tire height is a full 1" larger than stock. I would not run those on an M3 if I were you. Wrong size, heavy, etc...
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      02-01-2013, 06:09 PM   #3
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I bought the car with them, with the intent to sell. They actually look much better in person and weight less than my winter wheels do. I think they were meant for a M5.

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Probably not. The tire height is a full 1" larger than stock. I would not run those on an M3 if I were you. Wrong size, heavy, etc...
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      02-01-2013, 06:13 PM   #4
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You should advertise them somewhere other than here. Most folks don't want 21's on a M3, you'd have better luck with 5 series or 7 series people (assuming they'd fit).
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Very true.
I have them on an M5 forum and had a lot of interest, but no cash yet.


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You should advertise them somewhere other than here. Most folks don't want 21's on a M3, you'd have better luck with 5 series or 7 series people (assuming they'd fit).
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      02-01-2013, 08:08 PM   #6
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Wow, those are some wagon wheels! I wouldn't work around that size, they're disproportionate visually and functionally on the M3. A drop with 18-19" wheels would be much better.
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      02-02-2013, 12:19 PM   #7
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      02-02-2013, 09:51 PM   #8
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Those are nice rims, but I just feel that they are way to big for the car! If I were you, I would sell them and get a nice pair of 19" rims or 20" max
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      02-02-2013, 09:53 PM   #9
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So 21s and still want to lower? Do you enjoy loose teeth fillings or breaking something on the suspension?

Get yourself some proper sized wheels
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      02-05-2013, 09:16 AM   #10
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Loose those wheels and lower it. They dont look right (size and styling).
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