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Old 10-17-2008, 09:36 AM
WhoMe?! WhoMe?! is offline
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Originally Posted by nonamerequired View Post
I have an 2008 335i with the sport package / 18 inch staggered tires. I got the kit spare today, it fits perfectly flush for the rear wheels. It matches the front without touching the brakes, too (maybe there is like 1 mm at most between the them, but that doesn't matter). My only concern is that when installed in front, there are about 5 mm left between the steel wheel and the ?rotor part where the screws go in. i wonder if a spacer is still afterall necessary to reduce the forces on the screws... not sure though, it just doesn't look that kosher in front as compared with the rear...

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Just to clarify......the wheel fits perfectly onto the bolts, flush to the hub? And there is 5mm gap between the wheel and the brake caliper/rotor.

or

the wheels fits onto the bolts with a 5mm space to the hub and 1mm gap between the brake caliper/rotor.

As the standard sports rims are 4 identical 18" rims, I would have expected that if the spare fit perfectly on the bolts/hub on the rear.....the only issue on the front should have been clearance for the caliper/rotor. The fit of the bolts/hub should be the same as the rear.


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Last edited by WhoMe?!; 10-17-2008 at 09:40 AM. Reason: spelling
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