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      10-26-2012, 04:34 PM   #1
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Will they fit?

Okay, I've read debate back and forth and spoke to two different BMW dealers who are both clueless.

I have a set of BMW Style 158 Rims. They were the former Winter Package for the E92.

They're 17" with a 34ET offset and are wearing 225/45/17 Rubber.

I know 225/45/17 isn't a true minus size but will that cause any problems?


I also know that the TPMS won't work, but should the wheels work and are there any problems to running the different ratio tire?
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      10-26-2012, 10:16 PM   #2
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i asked a similar question on the tire rack blog and got this reply:


Thursday, October 25, 2012 by michael:

I have 225/45/17 winters on ASA rims from my 2007 335 that I would like to use on my F30 335xdrive. I don't need the sensors because I'm in Canada. Can I use them on the F30 and what will the downside to using 45 profile tires instead of the recommended 50?

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Gary:
Michael,

Yes, you can use the shorter 225/45R17 size on the new F30. The tires are an inch shorter in diameter so the speedometer will read faster and the lower profile tires ride more stiffly than a 225/50R17. You should run the tires at 36psi or higher to maintain the proper load capacity.

http://blog.tirerack.com/blog/make-d...w-tires-faq-v1
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Hi,

Bit of an obvious question but am I right in assuming you would just use the standard F30 bolts? If the wheel offset between the E9X and F3X are the same.


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Hi,

Bit of an obvious question but am I right in assuming you would just use the standard F30 bolts? If the wheel offset between the E9X and F3X are the same.


Thanks.
That was my plan. Mainly since the car is only 6 months old I don't suspect there too be much corrosion.

That being said, does anyone know what the correct torque is?
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