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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 07-11-2014, 11:05 PM
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Offset question

Have any of you guys ran the below setup

2000 540i
Lowered with H&R springs

19x8.5 offset +15
19x10 offset +20

If you have ran this did you need to roll your fenders and whats a good tire size for this setup?
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Old 07-11-2014, 11:09 PM
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Have any of you guys ran the below setup

2000 540i
Lowered with H&R springs

19x8.5 offset +15
19x10 offset +20

If you have ran this did you need to roll your fenders and whats a good tire size for this setup?
Have ran?

Anyway, these offset calculators might help with your calculations:
- Tire circumference, diameter, offset, & clearance calculators (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

See also:
- BMW wheel specs (1) (2) & BMW & replica rim styles (1) (2) (3) (4) & the difference between cast vs forged rims (1) & how to choose the right size wheel spacers (1) (2) & where to go when you bend or otherwise damage your wheels (1) & wheel terminology (1) & Tire circumference, diameter, offset, & clearance calculators (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
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Old 07-11-2014, 11:10 PM
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