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Old 05-09-2013, 10:34 PM
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22's on 07 650i wont fit

hey guys i just bought 22's with 255/30zr22 front and 295/25zr22 rear. the rear ones fit perfect but the front ones fit but the top of the tire scrapes with the spring. what should i do? do i have wrong tire size on the front or do i need to spacers ?

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Old 05-12-2013, 04:34 PM
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22's on 07 650i wont fit

I have 22"s on my 645ci and i cant tell im not ridin stock you need a good wheel spot to hook that up my right side rubbed a bit until we notice the suspension was turned thr wrong way ...i have bilstien adjustable suspension tho my tire and wheel stats are
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Old 05-13-2013, 03:26 AM
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:16 PM
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I know this is late but depending on your offset 255"s will not fit, the tire will rub on the bottom spring plate...235's should fit perfectly.
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Old 06-15-2013, 10:28 PM
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Sould have got 21's. 22's are too big.
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:04 PM
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22s on any bmw is a dumb idea.... go buy a chevy and try that hahahaha
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255/30-22 is too big - 4.9% larger outer diameter compared to stock. You are supposed to stay within 3% max of the stock diameter.

A small spacer, say 10mm, may help since the spring perch has more clearance as you move away from the strut.

You can't really compare your setup to Trompa401 since he is running coilovers with a completely different spring/shock setup compared to stock.

What size are your wheels (width). A 235/30-22 is 3.1% larger than stock and should fit if the wheel is not too wide for 235s. Rears should be 285/25-22 to match the diameter of the 235/30-22 fronts.
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