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3868RE: [bmw e28] 225/50/16s

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  • Doug Dykaar
    Sep 11, 2005

      I run them front and rear on 8x16 et 23. The rear fender lip is shaved, and
      the front wheels require a thin spacer (~3/32) to keep the tire off the
      strut. If you have a 205, I'm guessing your wheel is only 7" wide. Check
      the fitment guides on the web
      (http://home.mindspring.com/~scrappycrow/e28wheels.zip). Before the 16s I
      ran 225/50-15s on 7" rims, et11 (MSWs).



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      Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 10:38:01 -0700
      From: "Andrew W. Hill" <jessicat@...>
      Subject: 225/50/16s

      I had my e28 fully loaded yesterday, and there was very little tyre
      clearance in the fenders. I'm currently running 205/60/16s, but was
      considering 225/50/16s. It didn't seem like there was 10mm of space between
      the tyre wall and the inside o the fender. Are other people running this
      width of tyre okay? I have et20 wheels (Borbet H)