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E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:40 PM
k.merkel k.merkel is offline
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Z3C: Tires/wheels?

Hey All,

I'm picking up my Coupe towards the end of next month. (I don't want two car payments and my current lease isn't up until then.) It has factory 16" rims with Remington Blacknrounds . I'm considering Continental Extreme Contact DWS tires. Thoughts?

Also, what size/offset 17" rims can I fit on the rear without interference?

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Old 01-21-2010, 05:47 AM
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Welcome to the world of Z's, well almost.

You can fit almost anything under the back of a Z, up to around a 19x11inch wheel and a 315 tire...

So a 17x9 is easy..and about the biggest you want to go without power mods etc.

As for tires, you cna get 50 different recomendations, better for you to check out tire rack tests and think about what you plan to use the tires for and how long you expect them to last.

Stock offset for the non M is 41 (if I remenber correctly).


Your better to check out places like tirerack and 1010tires.com to see what wheels they recomnend for fitment.
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