1995 E36 320 - coilover suspension lowering/arches rolled???

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    dont know if im posting in the wrong section here but sorry if i am.

    im buying a new set of 18 inch alloys for my bmw and also coilovers.

    im wondering whether i will need to roll my arches or anything to lower it on them?

    if not could i have some pics of people bmw's on 18 inch alloys and coilovers.

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    It is advisable to have your arches rolled in my opinion. Better to have too much room than find you don't have enough

    The only trouble I ever had fitting wheels to my E36 Coupe was when I was fitting 18x8.5J wheels fitted with 225/40 18 tyres all around.

    It's just the lip on the REAR arches that requires the attention.

    Also be aware that some coilover kits require the use of spacers to obtain a maximum drop on the front
     
     

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    thanks A20 RYM. yer im currently on 18 inch ac schnitzer wheels with 225/40/18 tyres and the car is great when you have people in the back, the alloy always fits straight under the rear arch. only problem is when you hit a large bump or ditch in the road it just lets off a lil scrape noise.
     
     

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    iirc you might need shorter drop links for the anti roll bar as well...someone will confirm or deny either way,soon enough
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