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On a standard wheel, imagine a line drawn through the center width of the wheel. Offset is how far forward, or back from that line the hub that mounts the wheel to the car sits. Its measured in MM. Negative offset is how far back the hub is, and positive offset is how far forward the hub is.

Now your tires are clearly rubbing on something. But what i cant tell from the first picture you posted is which wheel came from what location? Is the rubbing on the inside of the wheel, or the outside?

If the wheel is rubbing on the outside edge of the wheel then you clearly have fender rubbing issues and more rolling, stretching or modification must be done. If it is rubbing on the inside edge of the wheel then you are rubbing on your spring perch. The only two ways to solve this, are new shocks with a higher spring perch (usually coilovers), or get smaller wheels/tires. - Alberta based BMW Community
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