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E36 M3 (1992-1999) {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
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Old Sat, Apr-18-2009, 03:26:09 AM   #11
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i'll try to take some pics and post them tomorrow.
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is there any way to lift the rear end of the car about 1/2 inch?
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Old Sat, Apr-18-2009, 04:46:28 AM   #13
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is there any way to lift the rear end of the car about 1/2 inch?
Dude, don't resort to ridiculous measures. Those rear wheels simply were not made to fit our cars.
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so not sure if i'm doing it right but here are some pics of the car. i tried to take some showing the difference of where the passenger side sits wider.
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is there any way to lift the rear end of the car about 1/2 inch?
You could stack a few of the thicker spring pads to raise a half inch. However I agree with Sammy..you should use wheels that fit the car.
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it seems that the rear tires are the problem not the wheels. i was thinking a 245/40/18 or a 245/35/18. i really like the 255's though but if they dont fit there useless. what would a 255/35/18 be like
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Did you make sure the staggered wheels are in their correct positions?
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it seems that the rear tires are the problem not the wheels. i was thinking a 245/40/18 or a 245/35/18. i really like the 255's though but if they dont fit there useless. what would a 255/35/18 be like
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Seem to remember hearing that the only way to get e46 wheels to fit was to get 4 fronts
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you are most likely going to have problems with those rears no matter what. see if someone will trade you their fronts for the rears in the same style. I am sure there would be plenty of people willing to do that.
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