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      01-25-2013, 11:25 PM   #45
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Won't the 255 front also rub without modification of the fender liner? The new version of the fender liner may be better (posted in another thread). Have you been able to fit 255/35 19 PSS on a 1M without the modified fender liner?
Yes, we have. We may want to take this discussion to a different thread as it starts to steer away from the main topic

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Redux - quick question - was that John Mueller or you driving the car in the video?

Harold - I agree that bigger contact patch at the back aids in applying power, however the biggest drawback is the inability to rotate the tires fully. This becomes a legitimate issue as track time increases. Most M3 guys run 275 square because of this.
That was John driving. I'm stuck in the UAE for the few months, so he's going to deal a few thing while I'm gone.

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Redux - let me know when you're headed out next - I'd love to give you a little competition!
BTW - My only suspension mods are lowering springs (for more camber) and Vorshlag plates. I don't think the car 'snap' oversteers at all compared with other vehicles, but it does rotate more quickly than the M3. Putting power down on exit is the most challenging aspect of driving the car.
I may try to rent out Big Willow or Chuckwalla for a weekday test a tune session when I get back to the states in May. You're welcome to some track time if the dates work out. Until then, car is finally going to get the stock pile of parts I purchased for it installed. John will probably get in a few track sessions to dial the car in before get a chance to drive it.

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That is the main reason I recommend a staggered setup with the widest possible wheel and tire combo for the rear of the 1M or M3.
Thanks for joining in on the conversation. It's nice to have someone that makes a living dealing with this kind of stuff providing input in this thread.
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275 front and 295 will fit fine, but may want to consider wider wheels to support the wider tires. Otherwise, just go up to 265 front and 285 rear on 35 aspect ratio PSS.

Camber plates will give the 1M the much needed camber and reduce some or maybe all of the understreer.
The corner entry understeer was the only thing that truly annoyed me about the stock car. Adding some camber seemed to resolve that issue. But the motons where on and the rear sway bar was already gone at that point, so I can't give the it the additional camber all the credit.
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The corner entry understeer was the only thing that truly annoyed me about the stock car. Adding some camber seemed to resolve that issue. But the motons where on and the rear sway bar was already gone at that point, so I can't give the it the additional camber all the credit.
Have you mentioned your rear spring rates and damper setting in a previous thread? Knowing them will help you help other knowledgeable suspension experts here to better help you.
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