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      12-03-2012, 01:01 PM   #1
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rim help plzz

ive been looking at these sets of rims. and im wondering if anyone knows if they will fit our cars, of if someone had a pic of a beemer with these on them.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/18-ROHANA-RL...e76d48&vxp=mtr
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      12-03-2012, 07:28 PM   #2
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Those offsets would push your wheels out much more than stock, especially in the rear. You should be able to use them on your car if you put undersized tires on them and you are on the stock suspension. They'd probably rub at times in the rear. To get them to fit better you'd need to add some camber and maybe roll the rear fenders.
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you can always grind down the backs to fit better
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Those offsets would push your wheels out much more than stock, especially in the rear. You should be able to use them on your car if you put undersized tires on them and you are on the stock suspension. They'd probably rub at times in the rear. To get them to fit better you'd need to add some camber and maybe roll the rear fenders.
i have stock suspension and i like the sticking out in the rear. but do you think it would stick out way too much? almost ricey? lol
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you can always grind down the backs to fit better
what do you mean?
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      12-05-2012, 09:34 AM   #6
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The back of the wheel where the wheel meets the hub can usually be ground down by a few mm to increase the offset and make it fit better. Machine shops can do this.
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      12-05-2012, 11:21 AM   #7
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The problem with trying to increase offset of a wheel once its already out of the manufacturing process is getting the actual wheel square to the machine. If you are at all, even a few thousandths of an inch, out of square to the machine, you will get some wheel wobble and probably a difficult time balancing the wheel, as well as vibration when rolling.

I would stay away from trying to get wheels with to low an offset to fit by machining the face that mates with the hub. Just find wheels that are designed to fit.

Also, buying wheels off ebay in the incorrect offset for <$900 a set NEVER ends well.
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The problem with trying to increase offset of a wheel once its already out of the manufacturing process is getting the actual wheel square to the machine. If you are at all, even a few thousandths of an inch, out of square to the machine, you will get some wheel wobble and probably a difficult time balancing the wheel, as well as vibration when rolling.

I would stay away from trying to get wheels with to low an offset to fit by machining the face that mates with the hub. Just find wheels that are designed to fit.

Also, buying wheels off ebay in the incorrect offset for <$900 a set NEVER ends well.
so you wouldnt suggest these rims?
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Not unless you want to run a 225wide tire in the rear.
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Not unless you want to run a 225wide tire in the rear.
well i have a stock suspension and im a 128i not 135i. and i wont mind these rims sticking out. im just wondering if it would stick out ridicoulsy far. like will it make the car look stupid? or will it be almost hella flushed?
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Not unless you want to run a 225wide tire in the rear.
well i have a stock suspension and im a 128i not 135i. and i wont mind these rims sticking out. im just wondering if it would stick out ridicoulsy far. like will it make the car look stupid? or will it be almost hella flushed?
They are one in the same in my opinion.

There are plenty of ways to get a good idea of how that wheel will fit compared to proper offset wheels.
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