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      11-02-2007, 06:34 PM   #1
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Tire Rack now lists the 1-series on the upgrade garage

But they only list tires for it right now, no wheels. :wink:
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Maybe they are as eager for the 1 as us addicts. 3 tire choices. Wow, that's just umm underwhelming. I have to wonder what BMW was thinking picking 215 instead of 225/40-18 (87 choices). This just makes me more anxious to see what size wheels/tires can be squeezed under those wheel wells.
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And knowing tirerack they will be conservative.
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...even if we go for 245/35-18 all around, there still aren't a whole lot of choices. However, note that Hoosier A6 and R6's are available! Autocross and track-days in a non-staggered offset, here we come! Hmm I'm lax on my autocross rules, could we run non-staggered tires when factory is staggered?
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...even if we go for 245/35-18 all around, there still aren't a whole lot of choices. However, note that Hoosier A6 and R6's are available! Autocross and track-days in a non-staggered offset, here we come! Hmm I'm lax on my autocross rules, could we run non-staggered tires when factory is staggered?

235/40-18 all the way around would be my preference.
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For autocross stock class, you don't have to run stock tire size, but you have to run stock sized rims. At least that's what my friend tells me. I don't run stock class myself.
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For autocross stock class, you don't have to run stock tire size, but you have to run stock sized rims. At least that's what my friend tells me. I don't run stock class myself.
That is true. And you can use an aftermarket wheel of identical dimensions as long as the offset is within 6mm.
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