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  1. e46 320d sedan rims + tires - will they rub?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Alright, I have searched far and wide for an answer to my really specific question. I'm buying new rims: Style 32 originals Front: 18x8, tires 225/40/R18, ET 47 Rear: 18x8.5, tires 235/40/R18, ET 50 My question is, is the ET too high? I've read that max on e46 is 47. Will they rub against the...
  2. 1996 E36 328i Cab - will 18" alloys rub?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all I've bitten the bullet and just bought my 4th e36 as a bit of a project and a bit of summer fun. I've got a few plan with it, just to get it looking nice, nothing very extreme. It's currently running the standard 16s. If I get some nice 18s will they be ok with the right tyres or...
  3. e46 2000 m sport bumper swap rub strip question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. Friend of mine has just bought an e46 saloon and wants to fit an m sport front bumper (the one with the low corners). There are quite a few on ebay but without the rub strips. Will his rub strips from his standard bumper fit or are they specific to each bumper? Sorry couldnt find...
  4. BMW Rear wheel rub (one side) camber issue?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
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  5. 275/40/19 rears on e63? Will it rub?

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys, I'm planing changing the rears to 275/40/19 from the 35's profile, non run flats for a bit smoother ride. I dont think it will rub since it's on standard suspension (not bothered if the speedo is out a bit) but also would the differential be ok with increasing the profile a bit? Any...
  6. e36 cabriolet wheels rub

    General BMW Discussions
    hi new to bmw's had fords most of my life now seen the light. I am havin a problem with my e36 328i cabriolet. In march this year i had a spring snap on the back of the bimmer, so i replaced the pair of them at the back. When i took the wheels off and took the old srings out, i found that it...
  7. E36 side rub strips

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi people me again :) Just a quick one....... Are the side rub strips stuck/glued on? Or are they riveted therefore leaving holes if removed? Mine have faded to a naff grey colour and look pants on what is a fairly tidy black car. Cheers for any help Si
  8. E61 Wheel rub

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all new to the forum and already looking for some advice... I have an LCI E61 535d with the 172 Spider alloys, one of the rear wheels has been welded and I was intending on replacing it, I have the staggered fitting with 275/30/19 on the rear and 245/35/19 on fronts, problem is the rear is...
  9. Help with removing swirl and rub marks

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    right then guys, i have a prob with my body work, it looks pretty much immaculate however when the sun's shining on my car at a certain angle its terrible, it looks like someones rubbed a p2000 all over it in one direction, most of the scratches go one way, its always been so hignly polished ive...
  10. 2004 E46 320d - new 18" wheels rear rub

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    hi guys im a complete newbie so i appolagize in advance ... hi have a 2004 320D saloon ( e46 ) and i had to replace my 17" alloys as one was cracked ... so i was offered some M3 18" wheels look good dont rub on full lock but as soon as i carry a rear passenger the left side rear rubs bad ...
  11. 1994 E36 320i - will my tyres rub? coupe with 225/40/18

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    got 225/40/18 on my 94 coupe and one of the rear springs has snapped so got 40mm jamex lowering springs to replace them, and just wondered if theres any work needed to the arch's etc?
  12. 1997 E36 328 cabriolet - new coliovers fitted and now tyres rub

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi all I had my v-maxx coilovers fitted last week, will put up pics when I get it set to the propper height. Ride feels better than standard & body roll is almost non existant. When I put the front wheels back on, the wheel was hitting the the spring on the coilover & would not go on properly...
  13. 1998 E36 M3 Coupe Rub Strip Clips

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The rub strip on the passenger side door of my m3 Evo coupe has been pulled off breaking some of the plastic clips that hold it in place. Does anyone know anywhere online I can order replacements or are they a dealer only part? Thanks