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Old 01-22-2006, 11:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New Wheels, looks like one side lower that the other?

Any ideas?

I have just put new MV2 alloys one my 325ci 2001, my old one were MV1`s, so the wheels are exactly the same size.
When you test the gap between tyre and wheel arch i can place three fingers on the rear near side and just two on the off side rear.
When I change the wheels I did notice that when putting the new wheel on the off side rear I needed to jack it up more to get the wheel on.
The car does slightly look to be leaning to one side(or maybe it`s me being paranoid).

Any help will be appriciated.
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Old 01-22-2006, 11:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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but dont the higher engined cars have different size wheels????

i thought they had larger rear wheels than front wheel like the m3???

maybe not the dia but certainly the width


measure the wheels and what about the springs....have u lifted then too high and now 1 isnt sitting in its cup??
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