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Old 01-11-2005, 05:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My wheels (M5 18's with 245/40WR18 tires) are on the way....will i have to do anything to make them fit? Thanks!
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My wheels (M5 18's with 245/40WR18 tires) are on the way....will i have to do anything to make them fit? Thanks!
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i think you should be ok. i have 18/235's on my e34. no rubbing, no problems.
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Thanks maci4life...do you notice the car riding any differently with them?
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as long as it won't affect the speed stated on your speedometer vs. the actual speed you'll be fine
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I have 20s 255/35, and the speedometer is just a couple miles off, but the lower the tire profile, the more the car swerves on the freeway, especially when changing lanes.
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Yea, you can fit 20's stock according to tirerack.com, so do not even worry about it...

hey fake m5, how heavy are those beastly wheels?
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Pretty damn heavy! But they still spin :P got em at wheelmax.com a while ago.
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Ok, had a great day....the wheels are on, 18x8.5 with Pirelli Neros...Put about 10miles on it so far - will have pics soon....
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Here is a pic of the wheels, finally complete...but EASY! Thanks to the folks at AAA Rims in Holland, MI.....
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