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The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 01-27-2010, 02:07 AM
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Help with choosing spacers

Hey people. I have m6 reps and I just recently had H&R springs installed. What size and type of spacers should I go for?
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what's the offsets?
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:20 PM
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I have no idea what the offset is. Would pictures help?
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Do yourself a favor and figure out the measurements yourself to be safe. It is easily done (see link below). The reason why I say this is that every vehicle sits differently and may have different wheel space gaps in the fenders.

Here's the way to measure which ones you need. And by the way, Turner is a great company to order from, they also have H&R and they have their own brand of spacers too:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html..._spacers.shtml

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Old 01-27-2010, 03:39 PM
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I will be getting an allignment this weekend. It seems as though I should get the allignment then measure and find out what spacers I should use. My question might seem kind of silly, but, here it goes, adding spacers to the car will not screw with the allignment right?
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My advice is to get the spacers on first -- and then do an alignment...
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Old 01-27-2010, 07:16 PM
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My advice is to get the spacers on first -- and then do an alignment...
Seems like the gap described in the link posted above would/should change considerably after allignment, hence giving a high chance of rubbing if I get spacers before allignment.
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i have 20mm spacers for sale brand new. i bought them exclusively for the m6 reps for the rear and never put the wheels on. pm me and ill give you a good price shipped.
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Seems like the gap described in the link posted above would/should change considerably after allignment, hence giving a high chance of rubbing if I get spacers before allignment.
I can see that it could be an issue if you are using every last millimeter, but in practical use it should not be a big deal. The reason I recommended alignment after is that I believe that adding spacers will alter the suspension geometry, which would then mess up that very expensive alignment -- and you would have to have it done again...
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I can see that it could be an issue if you are using every last millimeter, but in practical use it should not be a big deal. The reason I recommended alignment after is that I believe that adding spacers will alter the suspension geometry, which would then mess up that very expensive alignment -- and you would have to have it done again...
+1, align it like you drive it.
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My advice is to get the spacers on first -- and then do an alignment...
+1. i would recommend exactly the same
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