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Old 11-16-2004, 01:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've got a 328i Convertible, and would like to change the wheels for some bigger ones.

Can someone tell me the largest possible wheel i can get on the car - without having to mess with the bodywork/suspension etc.

Also which styles suit the convertible best?

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17s and 18s are the most popular sizes... if you go larger.. your turn radius and such will be quit harsh.... I'd get 18s.. its what I have.. and they work out fine..

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Are 18's the biggest you can go before you have to roll the fender?

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i think you roll the fenders because of the width of the wheel not the hieght unless you have 19's.
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Well, what I'm really asking is how big of a wheel can you mount without having to worry about modifying your fender well?
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