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      01-02-2013, 03:44 PM   #40
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Originally Posted by nachob View Post
David, If I get a set of 18x9 ET 31 and 18x10 ET 25 (or ET 27) Do you see a problem running 265/35/18 and 285/35/18 Pilot Supersports on a bone stock 1M?

Don't want rubbing.

Also, do you have these sizes in stock in Silver and Anthracite?


Thank you.
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Originally Posted by nachob View Post
Does anyone know if the APEX 18x9 ET 31 will fit the 1M in front? This is the same offset and width as the stock wheels but in 18". It seems like it should fit there is no exchange so if I buy them and they don't fit, I'm stuck with them. Anyone here try them?

I want to run stock 18" M3 size 245/40/18s in front and want a stock look.

Thanks
The 18x9" ET31 is a direct fitment for the front of your 1M's and can easily use a 255/35/18 or wider 265/35/18 tire if you are willing to stuff a wider tire onto the wheel and lose a little bit of sidewall response for grip. A 245/40/18 will also fit on the 18x9" ET31 fairly well even with i's narrower 245mm width because of it's taller 40 series sidewall.

In staggered set ups we prefer to see the 18x10.5" ET27 mounted in the rear. It provides ideal wheel fitment where some may prefer a small wheel spacer for the 18x10" ET25 and the 10.5" supports much wider tires better and would give better response out of a 285/35/18.
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