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      02-19-2013, 12:52 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by bdaddylo View Post
With the stock front suspension, the area limiting wheel clearance is the front part of the fender liner which camber has no factor.

Adding more grip is good, but most would argue that your suspension should require upgrading as well.
I experienced frequent (daily, every time I drove) rubbing with the factory liners. Thankfully the new ones BMW installed have eliminated this issue. Hopefully the new liners will allow for a more aggressive setup.

In a perfect world I would be adding a coilover setup, preferably utilizing JRZ RS1 dampers. But, I can't rationalize spending $4000 on a setup that I will likely under-utilize at this point not to mention the factory shocks have less than 10k miles on them. I figured wheels/tires/brakes would be a good starting point for my modifications.

So for now, lets avoid the conversation of what I should have done. Experience/opinions on tire setups would be greatly appreciated!