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Old 01-27-2015, 10:50 AM
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I am thinking about moving up a rim size form the stock 17" rims to a a square setup of 18x8x35ET. I plan on putting on tires with the following specs 255/40/18. Whats your take on that and will there be any adverse effects. I know the manual says the next option for my vehicle is the staggered setup 245 front 275 rear but id prefer the square setup since I had a lot of rim and tire issues with my e46 due to the nature of the roads. Any advice will be appreciated.
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Old 01-27-2015, 01:12 PM
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What model and year vehicle do you have? I recommend you place that information in your signature or garage so that we will be able to help you better.
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I am thinking about moving up a rim size form the stock 17" rims to a a square setup of 18x8x35ET. I plan on putting on tires with the following specs 255/40/18. Whats your take on that and will there be any adverse effects. I know the manual says the next option for my vehicle is the staggered setup 245 front 275 rear but id prefer the square setup since I had a lot of rim and tire issues with my e46 due to the nature of the roads. Any advice will be appreciated.
So why don't you just go with the 245/40/18 square set up? The 255 set up will introduce about a - 1% speedometer error, but that will help the + 4% error already built in.

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Old 02-02-2015, 02:35 AM
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Sorry just update the signature now. I have a 535xi 2008
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Old 02-02-2015, 02:37 AM
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I will probably go with what you are saying. I was informed the tires would roll on an 18x8 unless I can get an 18x9..
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