The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Falltrack » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:51 am

Alright great so if I go with the Wizards at 8x18 ET45 which tyre dimensions would you recommend?

And for the VMRs 8.5x18 ET40?

I'm not sure about the weights on the VMR V703s but they're probably around 22.5lbs/10.1kg which is what the V710s weigh. Either setup is lighter than stock anyway.

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by marco_polo » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:59 am

You can safely refit your stock tyres if you want, although the fronts will appear a little stretched.

I like to run 245/35 all round, but not MPSS as the 245/35/18 pattern doesn't clear standing water well.
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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Falltrack » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:29 am

Cheers, will go with 245/35 all around I think.

Unfortunately I have stock 17" 383M and almost new runflats on my 120d lci, got the car just a few weeks ago, the plan is to use winter tyres on those wheels and get rid of the runflats.

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Ronburgundy1983 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:35 pm

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Donz » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:20 am

Ok as ever I’m looking for confirmation!

I’m considering18x 8.5” all round et35 with a square tyre set up 235/40/18 - cup 2’s for track days. Too pokey?!
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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by marco_polo » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:58 am

235mm at ET35 shouldn't rub, assuming you're on stock wishbones?
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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Donz » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:08 am

All stock. I was using 15mm spacers anyway so minus them there is only a slight difference!! 235 on 8.5 shouldn’t appear ‘stretched’ should they?

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by marco_polo » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:15 am

235 on 8.5j will look slightly stretched. Perfectly safe, but next to zero rim protection so watch those kerbstones.
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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Mattyk » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:35 am

Hey,

Was looking for some advice for a stock suspension F20.

Looking to fit 19x8.5 ET45 wheels front and rear: http://www.bmraw.com/gtc-gt-cr-19-5x120/

Will be doing some light motorsport so can't afford any rub. Happy to roll guards if required.

Anyone have any experience with this setup on an F20? Looking to run 235/35 front, 255/30 rear tyres (AD08r)

Was thinking about going 19x9.5 on the rear, but think that'll be too close.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by marco_polo » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:49 am

Your fronts might rub on the struts, so I'd have a pair of thin spacers handy. Might need to roll the rear arches too, as R Spec tyres have rather square shoulders.
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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Mattyk » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:12 am

ah, ok. Nice one, thanks!

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Speedreader » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:28 am

AddySY wrote:
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I really like the look of those wheels, can you share the brand and spec's please

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Michael_S91 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:48 pm

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Anyone can help please with brand,sizes etc. ?

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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Tricky401 » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:32 am

Michael_S91 wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:48 pm
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Anyone can help please with brand,sizes etc. ?
On addySY they are 18x8.5 et35 from skidz in Scotland. Possibly not on the website so will need to call. If you search his posts there might be more info
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Re: The F20 Alloy Wheel Thread

Post by Michael_S91 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:38 am

Tricky401 thank you for your help 😀

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