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      07-06-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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Having a hard time finding VMR rims in Canada. Shipping from the US is ridiculous.

This is the best I can find. The rears are correct. Will the fronts work with a 225 40 18 tire.

I may decide to go square. Will the fronts also work on the back with the same 225 40 18

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225/40 and 255/35 is the proper fitment for those wheels

225 is a big stretch on a 9.5 inch rear wheel
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      07-07-2012, 12:33 AM   #3
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Having a hard time finding VMR rims in Canada. Shipping from the US is ridiculous.

This is the best I can find. The rears are correct. Will the fronts work with a 225 40 18 tire.

I may decide to go square. Will the fronts also work on the back with the same 225 40 18

Thanks in advance




VMR V718 – Gunmetal-18" x 8.5" (72.6) Painted/Gunmetal, 5/120, 35mm
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VMR V718 – Gunmetal-18" x 9.5" (72.6) Painted/Gunmetal, 5/120, 50mm
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My son bought VMR 701 wheels (18x8.5/9.5") with 225/40-18 and 255/35-18 Dunlop Star Spec tyres for his 135i from TunerWorks in Calgary, quite a bit cheaper than pruchasing from the US when shipping and other charges were taken into account:
http://www.tunerworks.com/products/i...ry/199/vmr.cfm
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      07-10-2012, 01:42 PM   #4
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I recommend going with the 8.5 +45. The +35 will be a bit too aggressive in the front.
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you will be fine with 35 offset for the front, i am running 30 offset w/ 225/40 tires. the rear, 50 offset with 255/35 will be perfect w zero rubbing issue. But then your front will poke out more than the rear.
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      07-14-2012, 11:50 AM   #6
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+35 is like running a 24mm spacer on the stock wheel.

Way too aggressive in an 8.5 inch wheel.
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      07-14-2012, 11:31 PM   #7
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I recommend going with the 8.5 +45. The +35 will be a bit too aggressive in the front.
Agreed
I have vmr and IMO +40mm on front with 8.5" width rim is the max without too much poke
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