while looking up my 1994 325is on tirerack.com i came across some 17"x8.5" Front & 17"x9.5" Rear breyton inspirations. Tirerack displays wheels that will fit without any modifications to the car so im quite confused. how could 9.5" tires fit in an e36? I dont like the thought of physically modifying my car's body so rolling my read fenders doesnt seem too appealing to me. But if 9.5" tires will fit in the rear maybe ill go for them.
EuroBeam should have a great set up. I could never have 18" wheels on my car, as my driving would not permit such. And a 8.5" rear is wide, but with rolled fenders, it should ride nicely and give excellent grip. Nice job, like those ///M wheels too B)
Depends on your driving style. I can make my wheels rub if I try hard enough (I will say it is much easier to do at low speeds than high), and my car is not much lower than a stock 325is. If you wish, try out your new wheels and suspension and see. Under normal driving you may be fine, but who wants to engage in normal driving!
I always have thought wider was better when it came to wheels, not always bigger (like in the case of 19" wheels). So when i knew what car i was getting i went over to tirerack.com and looked for the widest set of 17" wheels.
Are'nt wheels from tirerack supposed to go on your car without anymodifcation?
__________________ <span style='font-family:Arial'>1994 BMW 325is // White // 5 Speed
Originally posted by _1634_@Aug 20 2004, 06:49 PM Are'nt wheels from tirerack supposed to go on your car without anymodifcation?
Supposed to and do are two different things. Tirerack makes assumptions based loosely on factory specs (as do most other outlets). They are very reputable, but don't go strictly what you read on their website. Call and talk to them. Personally I don't know what the widest wheel you can put on your car, and it's kinda difficult to clearly deliniate the answer. Driving styles differ so do wheel choices. Anyone upgrading wheels merely for show, could put 19X9's if they wanted. My opinions stated above come from the standpoint of the limits if you wish to "drive" your car. You could definately go bigger than what Eurobeem is doing, but I wouldn't recomend it.
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