Will These Fit???

Based Pony

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I was wondering if anyone knows whether or not these wheels would fit my 2001 BMW Z3 2.5i Roadster:

Front; 17x8 ET40
Rear; 17x9.5 ET15
Center Hub Size; 72.56mm (says they come with hub-centric rings)
They are SSR Type-C

I'm lowered on BC coilovers and would not mind having to run spacers/modest front camber. Trying to get a flush fitment.
Any feedback would be much appreciated, thank you.
 

Antm72

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Try this site put in the stock fittings and then your new ones and it will tell you the difference in Poke.
The rears may stick out at that I run a 9.5 33 offset in a prefacelift wide body i have a little room but you will be looking at a further 18mm it depends what look your after :thumbsup:
www.willtheyfit.com
 

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Fronts should be ok. Rears will sit beyond the fender by 8 mm. Z3 wheel centrebore is 72.5.
 

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So I should be able to roll the rear fenders a bit to allow these to fit, right? :)
There are a number of points to consider if you go with the alloys you mention:

1. Put the alloys on first for a visual check - all round.
2. Determine how far the car needs lowered.
3. You might wish to consider stretched tyres - not too much but within the parameters of tyre safety.
4. Then test drive on various road surfaces before considering whether to roll the fenders.
 

jakechan

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There are a number of points to consider if you go with the alloys you mention:

1. Put the alloys on first for a visual check - all round.
2. Determine how far the car needs lowered.
3. You might wish to consider stretched tyres - not too much but within the parameters of tyre safety.
4. Then test drive on various road surfaces before considering whether to roll the fenders.
Test drive with those rears, there maybe no fenders left to roll :)
 

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....]So I should be able to roll the rear fenders a bit to allow these to fit, right? :)[/QUOTE]

@Based Pony - Don't know what has been used in this car to get the stance but it will provide an idea how the extended rears sit with a stretched tyre - albeit there is quite a stretch in this example - seems a bit overstretched!
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super stretched tyres are so ....... VW ..........
 

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I hate stretched tyres they look as though you can't afford the proper size.:wtf:

Tony.
 
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