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      03-16-2012, 01:24 PM   #50
Eddy@ApexRaceParts
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Originally Posted by lpapostolis View Post
I'd like to run 18x8.5 ET38 with 225-40R18 front and 18x9.5 ET35 with 255-35R18 rear on a non-M Z4 coupe. Will I have any problems with the offset? Also will I be able to add a bbk kit on the fronts?
The rear fitment will be tight. We have not tested this combo. There's a good chance it would clear by a few millimeters, but a roll may be needed. We have a local customer with a non-m. The next time they are by the shop, we will test this fitment.

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Originally Posted by zillaZ4
Did anyone get 17x8.5 for a square setup on a lowers non-m z4?

My only concern is they are half an inch wider than stock of 17x8. Will that stretch the 225's a little? Would it be better to run a 235 on this wheel setup?
17x8.5" ET40 with 235/40/17 is a very, very easy fit. Even 245/40/17 is an easy fit front and rear.

The most conservative setup I would run on the non-m Z4 is 245's on 17x8.5's.
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