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      09-22-2011, 07:37 AM   #67
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I have 2 left over from my E46. If it doesn't rain this weekend I'll try to summon up the energy to put them on an take a picture. Can't promise.

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      09-22-2011, 08:17 AM   #68
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I just ordered the standard BMW Winter Tire Package. $3k. Was told that the Wheel/Tire protection package I bought for the standard ones will also cover these at no extra charge.

The other option I was looking at was picking up new summer rims (HRE P40S Charcoal) and then using OEM as my winter set, but up here in PA we do get a fair amount of accumulation and thought a square option would be safer.
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      09-23-2011, 07:22 AM   #69
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I found a potential great deal on a pair of used rims for winter. Just wondering if a square setup of 18x9.5 +41 would fit?
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      09-23-2011, 07:33 AM   #70
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I found a potential great deal on a pair of used rims for winter. Just wondering if a square setup of 18x9.5 +41 would fit?
There's a handy offset calculator at the top of the E90Post Wheel and Tire Forum (http://www.e90post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=12). Just plug in your info and it'll tell you how much difference you'll have between the new and old wheels/tires
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      09-23-2011, 10:24 AM   #71
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I'm I the only one that hasn't found this theard help full? I just like to know what 18" rims would fit the 1M for winter tires and ideally no the ugly one's on tireracks site.

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I have order the BMW recommended wheels 270M, 18x8, same front and rear ($1,500). My understanding is that this is the same that BMW recommends for the M3. I will put Michelin Alpin PA3 on the wheels (235/40x18 the BMW recommended tire).

BTW, I tired fitting my 135 18" wheels and they did not clear the brake caliper.
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      09-23-2011, 10:40 AM   #72
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BTW, I tired fitting my 135 18" wheels and they did not clear the brake caliper.
Yeah, the 1 series wheels have wonky offsets
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      09-23-2011, 12:00 PM   #73
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Does anyone have any pictures with the 270M wheels on their car? I wonder what the square setup will look like especially with the wide fenders.
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      09-23-2011, 12:18 PM   #74
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they looked ugly and strange on a M3 E92. Would love to see it on a 1M. it's the only option i have for winter tires. the bbs ch 18" won't fit :-(
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      09-23-2011, 12:36 PM   #75
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There's a handy offset calculator at the top of the E90Post Wheel and Tire Forum (http://www.e90post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=12). Just plug in your info and it'll tell you how much difference you'll have between the new and old wheels/tires
Thanks. Some comparisons:

1M OEM
front: 19 x 9 ET31
rear: 19 x 10 ET23

New wheels
18 x 9.5 ET41

Calculated results:
Front: 16mm LESS clearance on the strut side, and the outside edge of the wheel will RETRACT 4mm
Rear 24mm LESS clearance on the strut side, and the outside edge of the wheel will RETRACT 12mm

I know I lose an inch in diamater so I guess the question remains, will they fit?
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      09-23-2011, 12:42 PM   #76
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Without knowing the measurements I'd say that losing 14mm on the outside edge of the rears would cause problems fitting over the calipers.
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Without knowing the measurements I'd say that losing 12mm on the outside edge of the rears would cause problems fitting over the calipers.
Edit: changed it to 12mm
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      09-25-2011, 01:05 PM   #78
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Does any one know if the BMW 162's 18" will fit the 1M?

Would anything that fit a 2008 M3 fit on the 1M?

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      09-26-2011, 08:19 AM   #79
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I decided to go with 235/255 Blizzak LM-60 tires mounted on 19 x 8.5/9.5 VMR wheels. Our road conditions during the winter are actually decent (clear but very cold asphalt with limited amounts of ice), and I plan on driving the 1M only now and then during the winter months.
do you have them on the 1M? i will do exactly the same. they fit since the break calipers are huge?

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      09-26-2011, 10:28 AM   #80
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do you have them on the 1M? i will do exactly the same. they fit since the break calipers are huge?

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      10-05-2011, 11:20 PM   #81
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Anyone else successfully found any 18" wheels for winter that work without spacers for less than $250.00 per wheel? Tire rack has nothing in 18" that look good IMO. Square set-up preferred.
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      10-06-2011, 09:05 PM   #82
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I'm I the only one that hasn't found this theard help full? I just like to know what 18" rims would fit the 1M for winter tires and ideally no the ugly one's on tireracks site.

Anyone??
Yes, can't someone just post what bore, size and offset is ideal for 18 & 19 rims!
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      10-08-2011, 11:05 AM   #83
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I expect delivery of my E82 M in Dec and have no plans to be driving it in the Canadian winter.
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I have no desire to drive it in the winter either, however I don't exactly have a lot of options. I am considering picking up the BMW winter tires/rim package from the states. The Canadian dealer quoted me $3600...I noticed someone got the same for $3k
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I have order the BMW recommended wheels 270M, 18x8, same front and rear ($1,500). My understanding is that this is the same that BMW recommends for the M3. I will put Michelin Alpin PA3 on the wheels (235/40x18 the BMW recommended tire).

BTW, I tired fitting my 135 18" wheels and they did not clear the brake caliper.
where did you find the 270M for $1500?
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Will my 225 40 18 Dunlop 3D's fit a rear 18x9 rim without stretching too badly?
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      10-12-2011, 11:34 AM   #87
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where did you find the 270M for $1500?
Baron BMW in Kansas City. I worked with the accessories manager, Laura. She said it was discounted, but think you could get the price if you ask. Baron's ph is 913-722-5100
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I have no desire to drive it in the winter either, however I don't exactly have a lot of options. I am considering picking up the BMW winter tires/rim package from the states. The Canadian dealer quoted me $3600...I noticed someone got the same for $3k
You are absolutely CRAZY or super rich to be willing to spend over 3k for winters. I just picked up rims(motegi mr118) and tires (Blizzak WS70) from tirerack in the US for 1400 with TPMS which isnt necessary but I didnt want the damn light on all the time.

Honestly I would rather spend 3k on a winter car then winter rims and tires and if the 135 starts to be a huge headache this winter thats exactly what im going to do. This will actually be my first winter with two cars so im just crossing my fingers that not storing it works out.
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