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I like the Style 32 alloys that some E39 cars have but they are 17". The E38 had them in 18" so my question is will they fit straight onto an E39? Cheers.
 

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I like the Style 32 alloys that some E39 cars have but they are 17". The E38 had them in 18" so my question is will they fit straight onto an E39? Cheers.
The short answer is yes, but the offset on the rear is slightly different, check here..

http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com/


Offset for the e39 with a 9" rear style 32 is ET24 or ET26, for the E38 with a 9" rear style 32 the offset is ET 22.

Added by edit: Thats assuming the centre bore is the larger 74.2mm (or 74.1mm, cant remember what it is exactly)
 

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Ok, got myself a set of 4 refurbished 18" Style 32 aloys from an E38. Now I have to get them bored out to fit my E39. Just hope I find somewhere decent that can do this properly. If you are in Leicester and you know of anyone please pass the info onto me, cheers.
 

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Is it possible to use hubcentric wheel spacers instead of making the bore of the alloy wheel larger from 72.6mm to 74.1mm is size? If yes then what size of spacer am I safe to go with, 10mm I think is the smallest in size? The rear 9x18's are 22 in offset so going for a 10mm spacer would bring the offset to 12, is this too close to the rear arch. The fronts are 20 in offset so they would go to a 10, again, is this safe?

Not a spacer but an adapter, will this item on ebay do the trick?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/HUB-CENTRIC-RING-RINGS-BMW-74-1-72-56-E38-E34-740-840_W0QQitemZ280366639714QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarParts_Acc_Wheels_tyres_Trims_Car_Rims_ET?hash=item4147276a62&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
 
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