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      10-24-2012, 12:50 PM   #1
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Wheel Spacers - Flush Fitment

Usually cars come with the wheels buried inside the quarter panels or front fenders. To bring them out a little and have a flush fitment look you can purchase and install wheel spacers. This vehicle has 15mm wheel spacers in the rear and 10mm wheel spacers in the front. As you can see the fitment is perfect.

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looks good! how much?
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I emailed Burger Tuning about their 15mm spacers and they said that it will rub if your car is lowered.
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Not sure if it will rub or not when lowered because it all depends on what tires/wheels your running and what drop your planing on getting.

We sell 15mm spacers in black w/ black bolts for $80 shipped. They are hub centric as well.
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Any vibration? I was told that you would have to go w/ at least 13mm in front + rear in order to have no gap between the spacer and the hub?
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Fit Perfectly
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Any vibration? I was told that you would have to go w/ at least 13mm in front + rear in order to have no gap between the spacer and the hub?
Who makes 13mm spacers for the F30 rear? I'd like to know. I was told that 5mm and 15mm are the only sizes that fit the F30 rear due to the hub lip protruding more than previous generations.

You can fit other spacer sizes on there... but you have to file down the hub lip.
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Who makes 13mm spacers for the F30 rear? I'd like to know. I was told that 5mm and 15mm are the only sizes that fit the F30 rear due to the hub lip protruding more than previous generations.

You can fit other spacer sizes on there... but you have to file down the hub lip.
Not true. We were able to put a 10mm in the front as well. No vibrations, they are hubcentric. Just needs proper installation.
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Not true. We were able to put a 10mm in the front as well. No vibrations, they are hubcentric. Just needs proper installation.
I was talking about the rears. Any size will fit on the front.
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I was talking about the rears. Any size will fit on the front.
Got it... Good to know
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so no rubbing at all with stock height right?
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Any vibration? I was told that you would have to go w/ at least 13mm in front + rear in order to have no gap between the spacer and the hub?
Who makes 13mm spacers for the F30 rear? I'd like to know. I was told that 5mm and 15mm are the only sizes that fit the F30 rear due to the hub lip protruding more than previous generations.

You can fit other spacer sizes on there... but you have to file down the hub lip.
H&R told me they were releasing a 13mm spacer specifically to accommodate the rear hub lip of the new f30. You can't use a 10 or 12mm spacer on the rear.
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H&R told me they were releasing a 13mm spacer specifically to accommodate the rear hub lip of the new f30. You can't use a 10 or 12mm spacer on the rear.
Any pics of this larger rear hub lip? How much larger is it than the front?
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Good info. Thank
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13mm Spacers (H&R) for F30

http://store.allsprings.com/bmw-f30-...120-p3721.aspx
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Did you install extended lugs or did the 10mm and 15mm fit without any problems?
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Did you install extended lugs or did the 10mm and 15mm fit without any problems?
If you get 10mm or larger spacers, you will absolutely need to get extended bolts. I tried a 10mm spacer with the OEM bolts just to see how it would look (didn't drive on them). The OEM bolts barely had about 2 revolutions of bite.

If you decide to use the OEM bolts, be sure to video tape it and upload it to YouTube. You'll become famous like this dude.


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You def. need longer bolts. You can purchase spacers HERE, they come with extended lugs and I'm running them with no issues.

Here are some photos of my car running spacers as well: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showpo...4&postcount=23
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Have you had any rubbing issues over big bumps or speed bumps after your drop?
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You def. need longer bolts. You can purchase spacers HERE, they come with extended lugs and I'm running them with no issues.

Here are some photos of my car running spacers as well: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showpo...4&postcount=23
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Have you had any rubbing issues over big bumps or speed bumps after your drop?
I'd like to know as well. I was told that the 15mm will rub when lowered.
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Not sure if it will rub or not when lowered because it all depends on what tires/wheels your running and what drop your planing on getting.

We sell 15mm spacers in black w/ black bolts for $80 shipped. They are hub centric as well.
What's the quote for them installed?
I was planning on coming to the coding meeting on 2/2/13 at your store, but can't anymore...
I'd love to get coding/spacers done at the same time!

I have a 20mm drop from stock height, let me know if that'll work...

I was told I had to go with 12mm F and 15mm R here: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=786701
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