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      02-26-2011, 01:36 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by paintpro21 View Post
No the 18x9" does not need spacers for caliper clearance. Its spokes are flatter, which results in better clearance:

Here is an 18x8.5" wheel with no spacer clearing a 365mm Brembo 6 piston monoblock kit on an E46 M3. The 18x9" wheel has a few millimeters more clearance behind the spokes then the 8.5" wheel.

great new update Eddy.

upgrading my brake is not a problem at all on my future list
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