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Old 02-04-2010, 09:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1993 5 series wheel size help

hey wats up i just had a simple question and idk where to look to get my own answer so i turned here..
i was wondering what is the wheel pattern on a 1993 525i?
also was wondering of these m3 rims fit on it.? thanx guys!!
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5x120 bolt pattern, 72.56mm hub diameter, +13 to +20 offsets (generally ... you can go a lot lower if you don't mind rolling fender lips and such, higher you can't really go much more than 23).

To get those rims to work, you need at least 20mm spacers (their offset is et41 meaning they sit a lot further in the wheelwells) and longer bolts ... everything else works just fine. The spacers (for 4 of them and matching long bolts) will set you back at least a couple hundred dollars (check ECSTuning.com if you decide to do it).
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