Tyre size help 8J front 8.5J rears

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Tyre size help 8J front 8.5J rears

Post by sitruc_nuahs » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:21 pm

Hello guys,

Just got hold of a set of Style 32 18s off an E46 I'm going to pop on my 130i and I'm just struggling to decide on tyre sizes.

The wheels currently have 225/40 fronts and 255/35 rears. My standard 8.5J rears have a 245/35 rear.

My question is what size should I go for to avoid any rubbing issues after the Eibach Pro springs & Bilsteins go on? My other issue is I can't decide if I prefer the look of a chunky tire or a slight stretch :( sometimes I like one, sometimes I like the other!

Your thoughts would be appreciated!

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Post by marco_polo » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:50 pm

Style 32's come in a whole range off offsets, please can you double check your for us? Could be embossed as IS or ET on the back, IS47 or whatever.
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Re: Tyre size help 8J front 8.5J rears

Post by sitruc_nuahs » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:10 pm

Sorry! They’re off an e46 so I think ET47 front and ET50 rear!


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Post by marco_polo » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:52 pm

If that's correct, I'd stick with what's on there.
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