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      11-27-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
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can you fit 255/35/18s in these rims ?



These are the rims I have in my 135i 2011. Original tires are 245/35/18 w/ 15mm spacers @ rear.

Would it be possible to put 255/35/18s @ the rear without mods ?
I plan to use Michelin Pilot Super Sports.

Thanks for the advice.
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      11-27-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
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you shouldn't have any problems with that
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      11-27-2012, 10:28 PM   #3
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Thanks sir! anyone else share the same opinion. what is the width of the these rims ?
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      11-27-2012, 11:02 PM   #4
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May have some rubbing with the spacers, Pilots run wide.
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      11-27-2012, 11:50 PM   #5
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May have some rubbing with the spacers, Pilots run wide.
what if i remove the spacers when i install 255/35/18s ?
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      11-27-2012, 11:56 PM   #6
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May have some rubbing with the spacers, Pilots run wide.
should i just use the 245/35/18s michelin pilots then ???
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I'm running PSS 255/35/18s on CS7s and I have rubbing in the back.
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I'm running PSS 255/35/18s on CS7s and I have rubbing in the back.
if you use the 245/35/18s michelin pilots will this be an issue on the stock rims & use the 15mm spacers ?
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      11-28-2012, 03:17 AM   #9
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if you use the 245/35/18s michelin pilots will this be an issue on the stock rims & use the 15mm spacers ?
I'm running Bmw 264 rims with 225/255(RE760 potenza's non runflat) and no issues. I have bmw performance suspension. I had 18x8.5/9.5 rims and no issues with same tire setup. Stock rims could easily run a 10mm spacer. 15mm might be pushing it.
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I'm running PSS 255/35/18s on CS7s and I have rubbing in the back.
How do you remedy the rubbing in the back issue ??
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How do you remedy the rubbing in the back issue ??
So far I've tried an alignment, that didn't work. The only thing left to do is to roll my fenders but I can't find anyone around where I live that does that and I don't want to spend $250 on a fender rolling tool.
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      11-29-2012, 12:32 AM   #12
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I'm going to run 225 / 255 but using the Bridgestone S-04 instead of the Michelin Pilot Sports. The Bridgestons are narrower profile, that way i wont have any issues.
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      11-29-2012, 12:41 AM   #13
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I'm running that size on my 135i. Many guys run the 225/255 setup just fine.

My new Michelin PS3s 225s & 255s
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=510873&
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      11-29-2012, 01:15 AM   #14
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I'm running that size on my 135i. Many guys run the 225/255 setup just fine.

My new Michelin PS3s 225s & 255s
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=510873&
how come i read some folks here having some rub issues with the PSS 225 and 255s ? i want to be on the safe side.
I also have plans to upgrade to the VMR 710 in the near future, will this be an issue ?

18 x 8.5 - 45 offset 225/40/18
18 x 9.5 - 50 offset 255/35/18

again with michelin pilots.
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      11-29-2012, 04:36 AM   #15
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how come i read some folks here having some rub issues with the PSS 225 and 255s ? i want to be on the safe side.
I also have plans to upgrade to the VMR 710 in the near future, will this be an issue ?

18 x 8.5 - 45 offset 225/40/18
18 x 9.5 - 50 offset 255/35/18

again with michelin pilots.
Running VMR V718

18 x 8.5 - 45 offset 225/40/18 Michelin Pilot Super Sports
18 x 9.5 - 50 offset 255/35/18 Michelin Pilot Super Sports

Had this setup for a few months now, no sign of rubbing what-so-ever. Perfect fitment! And I've had my car loaded down with adults many times, still no issues.


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Ok, thanks ! that looks great!!!
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