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  1. Tyres for BBS RC041/42 (e36 328i Sport) 
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    Ahoy,

    I've just got some 328i sport split rims to refurb and chuck on my car. They are the BBS RC041/42 (wider rears).

    I'm going to polish the lips, spray the centres a very light gold and put them on this:





    First off, reckon that'll look all right? It's lowered 60mm up front and 40mm at the rear at the moment but I'm going to get some coilovers in the new year to get it a bit lower.

    Next, I'm thinking about a bit of tyre stretch possibly, but these wheels don't have much of an offset, so to fully pull it off I'd probably have to space them out. Not sure about that idea though as spacers are expensive and this is only a cheap run about car so I don't want to throw too much cash at it!

    What size tyres have you lot fitted to these before?
     
     

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    i was running the hottuning coilovers on my coupe on their lowest setting with 328 sport wheels and 205/40s. There was a slight stretch but not much and there was only a ball hairs worth of space between the tyre and the front springs
    you would be better off running some small spacers (3mm) maybe to ensure the wheel will clear the spring
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    Good info thanks, I have actually just seen a picture of your car while searching for a similar thread. I was also looking at the hottuning coilys so that's also good info!

    I've got no probs with using some of those thin spacers.

    Did the car look over-arched at all?
     
     

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  6. Nice set of wheels mate! 
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    Hi. I'm new at this forum so hey for everyone!

    I've got same exact wheels that you are going to refurb.
    Mine are refurbished last summer and are wrapped in 225/40 Rear and 205/45 Front

    Looks like this:

    (sorry about image quality, taken with my cellphone)

    Some light rubbing going on when tilting front wheels max but nothing too serious. Rear is peeerfect exept the fact that i can't put too much weight on rear axle. "No fat chicks, will WHAT?"

    Good luck refurbing your set. In my opinion best looking factory rims for E36.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy D View Post
    Did the car look over-arched at all?
    it did a bit beause of the high offsets and skinny tyres but im running a set of 8" wheels with et20 rears and et10 fronts and they sit flush with the arches
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    Quote Originally Posted by darkstari View Post
    Hi. I'm new at this forum so hey for everyone!

    I've got same exact wheels that you are going to refurb.
    Mine are refurbished last summer and are wrapped in 225/40 Rear and 205/45 Front

    Looks like this:

    (sorry about image quality, taken with my cellphone)

    Some light rubbing going on when tilting front wheels max but nothing too serious. Rear is peeerfect exept the fact that i can't put too much weight on rear axle. "No fat chicks, will WHAT?"

    Good luck refurbing your set. In my opinion best looking factory rims for E36.
    Loving that finish mate! Need to get my outer rims polished methinks...
     
     

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    Hmmm, what do you guys think of this? (Quick ms paint job)

     
     

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    Got the same wheels too but going to do a refurb with maybe painting the spoked part the same color as the car and highly polish the outer rim part at some point

    Mine is only lowered 25 mm but running 235/40/17 rubber with no scrubbing apart from full lock sometimes

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy D View Post
    Hmmm, what do you guys think of this? (Quick ms paint job)

    Leave them standard mate
     
     

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    I've got 205/40's on my current wheels (same size/ET etc) Lowered about 85mm with no scrubbing. I think they look better in silver too. I'm planning on fitting the same or maybe 195/40's for a slight stretch to my BSS's when they're done. I run 20mm spacers.
     
     

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