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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
225/45r17 = 25.0" 225/55r16 =...

225/45r17 = 25.0"

225/55r16 = 25.7"
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-20-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
We have a number of 16" wheels that will clear...

We have a number of 16" wheels that will clear the brakes on the 2014 328xi M Sport with no problem. The 5mm difference in offset is only about a quarter of an inch difference (pushing the wheel out...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-20-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
225/55R16 is pretty tall and may rub.

225/55R16 is pretty tall and may rub.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Most BMWs including your wifes vehicle use lug...

Most BMWs including your wifes vehicle use lug bolts.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-11-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Choices for all season tires are pretty limited,...

Choices for all season tires are pretty limited, but the Continental Extreme Contact DWS does come in these sizes and is one of the top rated all season tires.


Tires...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The labor involved in doing this will likely...

The labor involved in doing this will likely exceed the cost of new sensors in two years.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
This tire was not used as original equipment on a...

This tire was not used as original equipment on a BMW, so it would not have the BMW black star on the sidewall.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-04-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
I cannot speak for lease turn ins, but we have...

I cannot speak for lease turn ins, but we have tested the Driveguard and it is a great choice for an all season run flat tire.

Test : ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-30-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Winter tires sticky thread for 2014-2015 winter season

http://www.tirerack.com/winter/images/carspin.gif

--The basics :

Get snow tires (http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AB2&url=/winter/wintertires.jsp) appropriate to your climate and driving style....
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Sidewall height will not have much effect on...

Sidewall height will not have much effect on winter traction. Width plays a bit of a role, but not height (other than having more sidewall cushion for rough roads).

Winter...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-24-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
I doubt you'd have any pulling issues since the...

I doubt you'd have any pulling issues since the other tires are so new. If you do, it would be very slight and would gradually disappear as the tires wear equalizes (new tires at full tread depth...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-24-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
May as well match to the good existing tires...

May as well match to the good existing tires rather than spend more to downgrade IMO.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-19-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
I would agree that taller tires would be more...

I would agree that taller tires would be more resistant to damage from rough roads that often go hand in hand with a bad winter season.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The sidewall height is irrelevant when it comes...

The sidewall height is irrelevant when it comes to snow traction. However, the width of the tires can play a role in loose snow and slush traction. 225 width tires are not too wide for effective...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-17-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
We haven't test fit wheels much below 35mm...

We haven't test fit wheels much below 35mm offset, but perhaps it might be worth checking over at this forums sister site E46Fanatics.com. I believe I've seen some more aggressive setups over there...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
I would expect you to have no problems using 17 x...

I would expect you to have no problems using 17 x 8 - et 34 wheels on the E46 .
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
What is the complete size including width and...

What is the complete size including width and offset of the wheels in question?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
Yes, those European made wheels and are at least...

Yes, those European made wheels and are at least as good as the BMW Stock wheels IMO. We purchase and import in large quantities so we are able to offer better prices than most.


Wheels...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-03-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
If you're referring to the Pirelli Cinturato P7...

If you're referring to the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All-Season RFT, there is a V speed rated version and a W speed rated version.

The V speed rated version is reduced in price currently : ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-02-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
We have test fit the brakes on this model and all...

We have test fit the brakes on this model and all of our listed fitments are guaranteed to work with no problem.

Wheels http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AB2&url=/wheels/index.jsp
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
You may want to consider the Hawk Performance...

You may want to consider the Hawk Performance Ceramic pads or the Akebono Euro Ceramic pads.

Brakes http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=AB2&url=/brakes/index.jsp
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
245/45R18 would be too tall for the 2014 328xi...

245/45R18 would be too tall for the 2014 328xi wagon. We aren't yet sure if the PA4 will be available in the 225/45R18 size for this winter, but we should have a better idea of what will be...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
+1

+1
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-19-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
The OE sizing was 225/50R17 (not 255/50R17), and...

The OE sizing was 225/50R17 (not 255/50R17), and you are correct that you can indeed minus size to 215/60R16 on this car with no problems. While there is nothing special to look for in the wheels to...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Gary@Tirerack
255/35R18 is very aggressive up front on a non-M...

255/35R18 is very aggressive up front on a non-M E46. A few have gotten away with it but many have reported rubbing with that size.
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