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Old 11-17-2005, 12:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am buying rims and tires of someone. The tire size matches 185-65-15 but he says his wheel size is 6Jx15 ET43, told me to make sure that it will fit my car or not. so would it fit. i have a '96 318i
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Im nto sure about the 318s but the rears may come close to rubbing. Damn thats a skinny tire! 185s golly!

Also I dont know what 6Jx15 means. Is the bolt pattern 5x120?
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Ya I think the bolt pattern is 5x120, these tires use to be on a volvo.
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Ya I think the bolt pattern is 5x120, these tires use to be on a volvo.
wow well good luck, 5X120 is our bolt pattern...offset is 40mm i think...let us know how the fit is...
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The rears may be coming close but with 185s you mgiht be safe. Dont quote me on that. Also, if they come close to rubbign im sure you could just run 5 mm spacers.
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The bolt pattern could be correct, but if they are off a FWD Volvo do not buy them. The offset may be wrong and thus 'whack' out your suspension and concurently, handling.
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