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      10-01-2012, 06:40 PM   #17
Kim Schwartz
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Originally Posted by bmw1racer View Post
That's what I figured... My only concern is that the front wheels are narrower (7") than the rears (7.5") and whether the fronts can handle the wider tire (225/45s)...
With a 45-47mm offset on 7.5" wheels there is no problem whatsoever.18" wheels have even more clearance as the damper is at an angle.
For my purposes, it is enough of a change. Rebuilding the suspension might be more appreciated if it were more of a track car than a road car. My point is there are only problems if you percieve there to be a problem. There may be no suspension problem, there are just personal preferences.