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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 04-23-2004, 05:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If I got a 17x7 wheel with a 70 mm offset, what would I need to get it to fit my car?


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wow 70mm? are you sure? anyway, if it is, you would need a 45-50mm spacer, about 1.75in.
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no I"m sorry

a 40 mm offset

are wheel spacers bad to use?
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Originally posted by greenlightracer@Apr 23 2004, 07:38 PM
no I"m sorry

a 40 mm offset

are wheel spacers bad to use?
thats more like it. with et40 wheels you need either 15-20mm spacers, the 20's will give you a slightly wider track and will probably help your overall grip, but 15's are cheaper.

spacers arent bad, i think they were invented by porsche, but make sure you get hubcentric spacers to fit the e30's 57.1mm hub
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