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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by Hoss » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:40 am

GaSs_ZA wrote:
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I'm running 18x8 ET42 with 245/35/18 tyres all around. It's lowered on Eibach Pro Kit springs with front SuperPro inner adjustable camber bushes (-1.2deg). No rubbing issues.
Do you have some photos, it must be close? Can anybody comment on the difference between these superpro bushes vs M4 LCA's?
I'm sorry but I can't provide a pic as I have a dodgy shoulder at the moment. The gap is about 5mm from the widest point of the tyre (where the tyre attaches to the wheel) to the front strut. Whether the tyre is a 225 or a 245 it's no closer to the strut at it's widest point. The only difference is that the 225 sidewalk tapers-in towards the tread, whereas the 245 sidewall is vertical just like the OE rear fitment. That said, there has never been a rubbing issue with ET42. I use 36psi in the front tyres and my wheels at GTC AFF-1s.

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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by GaSs_ZA » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:02 am

ET42 you dont have many options,

What do you guys think of these wheels? Not sure how it would look, they are cheap at ET42...

Still would love a set of OZ ultra's just not sure if its worth the hassle getting ET40 to work. I need 245's infront as I destroy the 225s on my track days.

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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by Hoss » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:18 am

GaSs_ZA wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:02 am
ET42 you dont have many options,

What do you guys think of these wheels? Not sure how it would look, they are cheap at ET42...

Still would love a set of OZ ultra's just not sure if its worth the hassle getting ET40 to work. I need 245's infront as I destroy the 225s on my track days.

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Enkei are a good wheel.

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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by marco_polo » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:51 am

Agreed, hard to go wrong with an Enkei.
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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by sootyvrs » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:36 am

I have Enkei's (TS9) on my current car (Mini) and can confirm they are great quality wheels (at reasonable prices) :thumbs:

I personally like those wheels better than than Ultraleggeras (appearance wise) which I also had on my previous M135 :)
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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by GaSs_ZA » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:48 am

I have ordered them!!! Will post photos soon as they fitted


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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by Danny_Boy » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:52 pm

I had 18x8j ET40 on my E87 with just M3 LCA's and the camber pin removed using a 225 40 18 tyre Pirelli P Zero which are known to also come up a little larger. No contact with the arch and cleared the strut fine also.

Im currently running 18x8.5J ET40 on my E82 and i had EVER so slight strut contact with Meister R's but not on stock struts. But you'll be fine with an 8J as you have 6mm less width each side. Tyre wise, hopefully it will be all good but if not, buy a set of TheTyrants camber plates and move the top of the wheel in a bit more and gain more front camber and better arch clearance :)

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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by marco_polo » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:53 pm

Danny_Boy wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:52 pm
I had 18x8j ET40 on my E87 with just M3 LCA's and the camber pin removed using a 225 40 18 tyre Pirelli P Zero which are known to also come up a little larger. No contact with the arch and cleared the strut fine also.

Im currently running 18x8.5J ET40 on my E82 and i had EVER so slight strut contact with Meister R's but not on stock struts. But you'll be fine with an 8J as you have 6mm less width each side. Tyre wise, hopefully it will be all good but if not, buy a set of TheTyrants camber plates and move the top of the wheel in a bit more and gain more front camber and better arch clearance :)

BOOM! :mrgreen:
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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by JamesHS » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:04 pm

GaSs_ZA wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:48 am
I have ordered them!!! Will post photos soon as they fitted Image


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EB F21 M135i
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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by GaSs_ZA » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:34 pm

JamesHS wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:04 pm
GaSs_ZA wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:48 am
I have ordered them!!! Will post photos soon as they fitted Image


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Where did you order from?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/142119136614

Not sure if I am allowed to post links like that? But thats were I purchased them from...

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Re: 18x8 et 40 All round with m3 LCA's

Post by Danny_Boy » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:37 pm

marco_polo wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:53 pm
Danny_Boy wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:52 pm
I had 18x8j ET40 on my E87 with just M3 LCA's and the camber pin removed using a 225 40 18 tyre Pirelli P Zero which are known to also come up a little larger. No contact with the arch and cleared the strut fine also.

Im currently running 18x8.5J ET40 on my E82 and i had EVER so slight strut contact with Meister R's but not on stock struts. But you'll be fine with an 8J as you have 6mm less width each side. Tyre wise, hopefully it will be all good but if not, buy a set of TheTyrants camber plates and move the top of the wheel in a bit more and gain more front camber and better arch clearance :)

BOOM! :mrgreen:
F Series M135i thread Bro!
Well confused now (its not hard i know :lol:) I read M3 LCA and automatically assumed its an E* series :oops: :oops:

This thread is just in wheels and tyres for me too :confused1:

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