Originally Posted by martinf79
Don't ever plan on taking it to the track... but quick question... wouldn't this be the same case for those w/ wider rims (as more weight would be distributed to the outside)? More a curiousity question.
No, it is different. If the hub of the rim butts up against the axle/hub surface, thus creating less "leverage" on the axle. Spacers place the wheel further away from the axle surface, creating more stress on the lugs and axle. For daily driving this is totally fine.
2013 AW 328i: Sport Line, Sport Trans, Moon roof, Navigation, HK Stereo with Sat Radio, Xenons and 351m wheels