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#1 (permalink) Old 07-16-2004, 09:17 AM
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I am going to look at a set of 18" M5 repo wheels with 245/40/R18 all the way around

Is this to wide for the car? My car is stock.
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I believe 235/40 is recommended, however 245/40 should be okay. call the tire shop and ask em.

I think it would look sweeet if you did 245/40 up front and 265/35 in the rear.

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The wheels im getting already have the tires on them.
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18inch wheels always look great........can you put one on at the persons place you buying them off and see if it all fits ok ?
Are they the genuine M5 wheels.....I think the rear ones are slightly wider than the front (half inch)........
I also remeber one of the forum members mentioning wheel arch- liners,but I cannot exactly be exact on that one.
Send us some pics if it all works out for you.

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Na they are repo wheels. They were on another 528 but just wanted to make sure they are not to wide. And the tires are all the same size. I am pretty sure that they will fit. Just wanted some second opinions.
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they will fit perfectly..

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Hey Mike, I have 245/40 R18 Continental Extreme Contact tires with AC Schnitzer wheels in my car. Just be careful as Silverlea mentioned, the rear ones are 1/2 wider. Make sure you do not put the rear wheels in the front or they will rub... when you drive the car listen to any rubbing sounds...


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I wasnt aware that replicas were staggered too....

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