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Old 09-30-2012, 06:25 PM
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Do you get any type of shimmy or shake on your spacers? Mine are perfect no shimmy or shake.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:32 PM
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you use 5 on each side and they go through spacers/wheels...btw i use 275/35/20 rear and 245/40/20 front tires...someone is using 45 front and 40 rear???

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I currently have 45 front and 40 rear. With the Eibach lowering springs and Eibach rear spacers I dont have any issues. If I hit a dip on the freeway my right rear fender barely rubs. Im just trying to make my stock look a little more sportier and with the combination of the springs and spacers it got the job done! Geah!
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:17 PM
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Thanks for posting up , I do t see much wrong with he front , I might get some spacers for the rear and leave it at that
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:16 AM
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Here are pictures of my wheels installed on 15mm front & 20mm rear spacers.
Looks really good! I just ordered 20mm for the fronts and 30 for rears. I'm getting the 30mm from CLOWNIN745
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:02 PM
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Any input where to buy a good recommended set f spacers ?

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Old 10-08-2012, 07:27 AM
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:02 AM
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Thanks a lot , I'm purchasing front a rears , are they specifically fronts and rears fitments or this will fit all around ?

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http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E66-750...cers/ES260936/
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:07 AM
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The spacers can go rear/front. Measure how many mm you need to get the look you're going for and then order the proper size. Read what is included in the kits. With spacers, it is highly recommended you use longer bolts. Some kits come with it and some are just the spacers.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:13 AM
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I was going with 20MM all around , but now i see you running 30MM in the rears , that looks nice . any bigger pictures ?
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:34 AM
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:37 AM
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Appreciate the pictures , might stick with 20MMM , Anyways big difference how it changes the stance .
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:55 AM
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Appreciate the pictures , might stick with 20MMM , Anyways big difference how it changes the stance .
From your avatar, I see you have a sports package. Your car already sits lower. I would go with 20mm or 15mm for rears to prevent rubbing. I actually have to roll my fenders today. Went out last night and the rears rubbed on big dips.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:57 AM
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Here's how it looks 20mm at the rears.

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Old 10-08-2012, 09:01 AM
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From your avatar, I see you have a sports package. Your car already sits lower. I would go with 20mm or 15mm for rears to prevent rubbing. I actually have to roll my fenders today. Went out last night and the rears rubbed on big dips.
Oh i see thanks for the detail

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Old 10-08-2012, 09:36 AM
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Oh i see thanks for the detail

Your car looks really good. Love those stock 20's.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:00 AM
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Thanks man , so you went with the H&R's ? if so did the 20MM Came with longer bolts ? they are at $83 bucks for a set of 20MM H&R . but the ECS looks top notch quality as well ?
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:18 AM
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just pulled the trigger on a set of ECS 20MM front and Rears , easier as it comes with bolts ready to rock .. will post up pictures when i install them .
Thanks for all the great info here fellas .
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:12 PM
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Pretty sure ECS is good quality as well. Be sure to properly torque the bolts on the wheels/spacers. Recheck after a day and retorque the bolts. Check it often to make sure everything is bolted on properly for safety. Your car will look great with spacers. Those wheels are really nice but definitely swallowed in. Will look much better flush.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:47 PM
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Exactly my thoughts , and will do as you recommended . Thanks again .
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:44 PM
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hey guys... I just got some 20mm spacers for my car and took them down to firestone to have them put on with my new conti's I just got. They told me they wouldnt put them on because it's a liability and I shouldnt do so and it also takes a special technique to put them on? wtf... don't you just put the deeper lugs on in a star pattern as you would without and be good with it? Thanks!
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:32 PM
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hey guys... I just got some 20mm spacers for my car and took them down to firestone to have them put on with my new conti's I just got. They told me they wouldnt put them on because it's a liability and I shouldnt do so and it also takes a special technique to put them on? wtf... don't you just put the deeper lugs on in a star pattern as you would without and be good with it? Thanks!
Most tire shops won't use spacers or recommend them and won't install cause of liability reasons. They are safe to use as long as you mount them properly and torque the bolts to spec. Make sure to recheck after a day of driving and recheck often. When you mount the spacer onto the hub, be sure it's flush all around, no gaps. Bolt on the wheels star pattern with longer lug nuts. Be sure they turn 8-10 times before tightening.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:41 PM
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Thanks.. i went ahead and did them yesterday.. seem to work fine!
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:17 PM
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Thanks.. i went ahead and did them yesterday.. seem to work fine!
Can't wait to see pix!
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http://s58.photobucket.com/albums/g2...-03-17_731.jpg

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Nothing to exciting... those are black powder coated stockers on it.
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Looks really good.
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