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Old 05-31-2005, 12:12 PM   #31
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Correction, not all 225/50/15 are created equal, and not all fit without spacers (they rub the front strut). This includes the Bridgestone Potenza S-03 and other tires that run a similar 9.4" of section width. Popular choices that do fit include the Yokohama ES100 and Falken ZE-512, but in general the more aggressive tires (those that run wide, in addition to generally more sporting characteristics) will not fit the Ronal LS ET25 without touching the front strut.
Is it possible to run a small 5mm spacer on the ronals in the front to fit some big boy rubber up front? Kind of defeats the purpouse of perfect fitting wheels though, so I'll probably buy a set of ES100's.
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Old 05-31-2005, 01:41 PM   #32
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Is it possible to run a small 5mm spacer on the ronals in the front to fit some big boy rubber up front? Kind of defeats the purpouse of perfect fitting wheels though, so I'll probably buy a set of ES100's.
Do that, and you'll end up with a vibration at a specific highway speed, you'll need to roll the fenders, and you'll be out the ~$100 for spacers/bolts. Plus mounting becomes a bitch, unless you go to studs, which increase the cost even further.

Bottom line: Run the decent tires that will fit Ronals in 225.
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Old 06-03-2005, 03:41 PM   #33
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willl my current 17' on my e36 (215/45r17 91h) fit on an E30?
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Old 06-03-2005, 03:44 PM   #34
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e30-4x100
e30 m3-5x120
e36-5x120
judging by the diff numbers.. i guess not.
unless.. i get an m3.. which is possible..
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Old 06-04-2005, 07:49 PM   #35
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Even on an M3, you'd need ~15-20mm spacers, the hub geometry is different.
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Old 06-12-2005, 02:48 PM   #36
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What high performance fit on basket weaves and are available here in Canada? Are the new Falken Azenis Sport tires out yet? I want a set of sticky rubber for my weaves, since I decided not to get Ronals this summer. If anyone knows where to find the Falkens in the GTA that would be nice, I really want some sticky rubber, I'm dead tired of running around on shitball tires.
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Old 06-12-2005, 07:01 PM   #37
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What high performance fit on basket weaves and are available here in Canada? Are the new Falken Azenis Sport tires out yet? I want a set of sticky rubber for my weaves, since I decided not to get Ronals this summer. If anyone knows where to find the Falkens in the GTA that would be nice, I really want some sticky rubber, I'm dead tired of running around on shitball tires.
195/60/14 Falken RT-615's are available at www.tiretrends.com, www.1010tires.com (both Canadian), or locally at a bunch of places including Wheels Direct.

BTW, I said this thread isn't for tire info, jerk.
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Old 06-12-2005, 09:14 PM   #38
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Haha, sorry Jay, should have started a new thread. Maybe we should have a sticky of all the good places to get wheels/tires? Feel free to delete my thread, and yes, I am a jerk. See you the 26th, we'll see you brings the guns then lol.
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is there a way to mount the 540 mesh rims on a e30?
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Old 06-13-2005, 09:05 PM   #40
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is there a way to mount the 540 mesh rims on a e30?
E30 M3 hubs/brakes/etc. For more details on that, search the forum or start a new thread.
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Old 06-15-2005, 08:02 PM   #41
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will 18" fit on an e30? i am interested in these wheels/rims combo.

18"x7.5" ASA AR1 /w parada spec 2 225/40/18

http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54912

do they are require any spacers and what will happen to the speedo? thanks
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aside from all that... say i have a 5 bolt setup on my car are already, will the tires stick out from the fender too much?
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will 18" fit on an e30? i am interested in these wheels/rims combo.

18"x7.5" ASA AR1 /w parada spec 2 225/40/18

http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54912

do they are require any spacers and what will happen to the speedo? thanks
They'll fit with spacers, those tires are bigger than ideal though (you may get into fender liner issues). You need to find out the offset for me to tell you what size spacer, though.
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aside from all that... say i have a 5 bolt setup on my car are already, will the tires stick out from the fender too much?
You will need new tires, in an E30-proper size. If you get the 8" all around Style 5's, then run 215/40/17. If you get a staggered setup, you may want to try 235/40/17 on the back and roll the fenders very well.
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Old 06-15-2005, 10:44 PM   #45
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How are ASA's quality wise? I have a friend who is considering EM9's for his MK3 golf, 17" x 7" Are they heavy, buttersoft wheels like TSW's or are they decent quality?
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