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      11-17-2018, 03:30 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Eiremon View Post
I have had my eye out for a nice set of polished lip on black wheels for some time. I found a set of HRE C20's over on the E90 forums and decided to buy them. The look is pretty much exactly what I was going for. However, the fitment is tight. Here are the specs on the wheels / tires:

Front
19x8.5 ET 20 / Hankook V12 245/35/19

Rear
19x10.5 ET 20 / Hankook V12 275/35/19

I know the specs on these are a bit dramatic with the 2" difference from front to back. I am not too concerned with the overall performance given I don't drive the car very hard or aggressively.

Here are some photos - my biggest concern is up front. The wheel extends just the slightest bit out past the fender. I am concerned about the tire hitting the fender on compression / bumps. I have H&R Sport Springs which I have not installed. It would complete the look but the fitment would be even tighter. Would the front spring travel be reduced with the Sport springs?





As others have said, I don't think you will have any clearance problems at all, but make no mistake, you will be giving up compression travel with the shorter Sport Springs!