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Old 01-19-2013, 03:56 PM
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09 528XI wanting to go with bigger rim without lowering

How big can I go without having to lower? And what tire size and offset?

Can't find any xdrive pics. With larger wheel.

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Old 01-20-2013, 05:19 AM
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I don't like linking away from this forum but this thread has a lot more information about x drive wheel fitment than here. X Drive aftermarket wheel and suspension.
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Old 01-20-2013, 06:23 AM
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Old 01-20-2013, 06:39 AM
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So stock is 43, does that mean 30 will set them deeper in well or out further?
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:13 AM
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So stock is 43, does that mean 30 will set them deeper in well or out further?
You will need to watch for + or -, Stock should be -43. So -30 would push them further out towards the fender lip.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:35 AM
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We have used up to 19" wheels with 245/35R19 with no problem o this vehicle.


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Old 01-22-2013, 07:50 AM
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Non staggers?
Fact offsets?
Look like a truck not being lowered or does the wheel well fill up nice?
Thanks for your honesty and time.
In the market soon.
Any where I can find pictures?
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:57 AM
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We have fit a variety of non staggered setups on this car, but we have not tried any staggered setups.

Keep in mind that plus sizing will not "fill up the wheel well" as you will keep the same overall tire diameter.

You can view the complete list of the wheels that fit using the link in my first reply.
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:54 AM
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So it should need lowered then.
Just scared to have that jacked up look.
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