quick tire questions - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-17-2004, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 628
Photos:
wulley1 is an unknown quantity at this point
I've been looking around for a chart that shows what size tires fit what size rims. IE. if you have a 7.5" rim what is the narrowest and widest tires that can fit? I'd like to see this info for 7", 7.5", 8", 8.5".


The only reason I ask is, I want to buy a rim tire combo soon. I would like to put 225's on the front and 245 or 255 on the back, but don't know what size rims I would need. I'm assuming that a wider rim would way more than a narrow rim, and would like to use the narrowest rims needed for the tire widths that I want.



wulley1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-17-2004, 05:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
Power Shifting
 
Cruzin 323is's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Carle Place, NY
Car:
Posts: 3,677
Photos:
Cruzin 323is is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Cruzin 323is
i know for an 8 inch tire.. y can put a 225 or a 235...
__________________
-SOLD..
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2229108/1 *UPDATED 8.25.06*
R.I.P Fast 6


stuff for sale on my e36.. CHeck it out!
http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/aft...e36-49128.html
Cruzin 323is is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2004, 06:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Kevin325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Car:
Posts: 2,613
Photos:
Kevin325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Kevin325i
It varies by the tire. If you go to tirerack.com and look at the spec sheet for different type of tires it will tell you minimum and maximum for each tire.

I'd recomend keeping the same size all around so you can rotate front to back and keep a more neutral handling.
__________________
Kevin (President TBEA)

"WAAAAAAARRRRRIORS, come out to plaaaaay."
Kevin325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2004, 07:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 628
Photos:
wulley1 is an unknown quantity at this point
thanks for the help
wulley1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2004, 08:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
ex owner/admin
 
Furious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Toronto-Canada
Car: turbo e36 325/s50 and e46 330xi
Posts: 10,839
Photos:
Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious
Send a message via AIM to Furious
yes you can put 225's on a 7.5 but its cutting it close with 245, i know you can go with 235's
__________________
Furious is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2004, 12:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: lexington, Ky
Car:
Posts: 230
Photos:
Halon is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Halon Send a message via MSN to Halon Send a message via Yahoo to Halon
are you in an e30? I heard that 205s are like... the final frontier without alot of work. I want to get some 205's right now just because it seems like it would be neat to have an extra 10...'s (what is that anyhow? Cm's?) that much extra rubber in contact with the ground. Anyhow. Keep me informed.

[edit]
can bottlecaps handle 205's? Never thought to ask.
Halon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2004, 12:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 628
Photos:
wulley1 is an unknown quantity at this point
I have an e36.
wulley1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2004, 05:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Reedalicious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Thats how we do it in the OC
Car:
Posts: 221
Photos:
Reedalicious is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via MSN to Reedalicious
bottlecaps? wtf?
__________________
Reedalicious is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Two Quick And General Abs Sensor Questions: Delmarco 3-Series (E36) 1 08-11-2005 05:23 PM
4 Quick Wheel Questions For 2000 E39 WindowPro 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 9 11-14-2004 07:48 AM
Quick Questions About Rims SpeedInfusion 3-Series (E36) 13 10-21-2004 03:10 AM
3 Quick Questions SpeedInfusion 3-Series (E36) 5 10-16-2004 09:22 PM
Couple of Quick Questions iantosca Audio and Electronics 4 02-28-2004 02:29 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:42 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.