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#1 (permalink) Old 07-06-2006, 10:49 PM
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Wheels/tires from 88 325ix wont fit on 89 325i

I just got 4 15" wheels with 205/6015 tires for 88 325ix and i have some problem with fitting onto mine 89 325i
Rear side is good , but up front sidewall tires and edge of wheels touching strut,
I look at struts on this 88 ix andthey are sits 3/4-1" inside than mine struts

Whati should do and what everyone else with 15" ix wheels swap do to get this working right

I was thinkin meybe get some spacers , but3/4 is a lot, i gonna need longer bolts too

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you just can't, dude. Ix's are a different offset, for the AWD thing. Sorry.

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Spacers will fix it regardless of how thick they are. You could get longer bolts or convert them to studs and lug nuts.

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