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I am lowered on Koni sports and H&R race springs and I do not rub at all with my 15x7 style 32 wheels on 205 60r 15 tires. I found 16x7 style 42s that I would put 225 50r 16 on. I also found 17x7.5 / 17x8.5 ET 41 style 32 that I would put 225 45zr 17 and 245 40zr 17 respectively. Will any of the wheels rub since there oem wheels and oem spec tires?
 

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They should all fit with no issues. I had 7 x 16 style 42s and 225-50-16 tires on the 318 for years. It has Koni adjustables and H&R sport springs. No rub. I have 17 x 8 et31 aftermarket wheels and 235-40 tires with Koni Str.t struts/shocks and Eibach springs. No issues.
 

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They should all fit with no issues. I had 7 x 16 style 42s and 225-50-16 tires on the 318 for years. It has Koni adjustables and H&R sport springs. No rub. I have 17 x 8 et31 aftermarket wheels and 235-40 tires with Koni Str.t struts/shocks and Eibach springs. No issues.
That's good to hear. Thanks for the info.
 

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What offset are the 17" Style 32s? Those came in a few different flavors depending on whether they came from a Z3 or E39.
 

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Oh man, I'll be so jealous of you if you buy those. They're quite rare in that fitment, and I love them. They'll fit perfectly, as they are the exact same dimensions as 96-99 M3 wheels.
 

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Oh man, I'll be so jealous of you if you buy those. They're quite rare in that fitment, and I love them. They'll fit perfectly, as they are the exact same dimensions as 96-99 M3 wheels.
I sent the seller an email. If I get them I'm having them refinished and wrapped in conti dws all seasons.
 

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Hope you get them. I'm not a fan of those tires at all, even for all seasons, BTW. My dad has them on his Civic Si, and I found them to be a huge letdown. They squeal while turning, even when barely provoked, and they're noisy as all getout. There has to be better options out there in that tire segment.
 

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Hope you get them. I'm not a fan of those tires at all, even for all seasons, BTW. My dad has them on his Civic Si, and I found them to be a huge letdown. They squeal while turning, even when barely provoked, and they're noisy as all getout. There has to be better options out there in that tire segment.
Are they the dws 06. They just re did them a year ago.

Here's Tire Rack's ratings chart and there #2 on the list:
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/surve...MW&autoYear=1998&autoModel=323is&autoModClar=
 

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I think my dad's car just has the older ExtremeContact DWS, so maybe the DWS 06 is better. Seems to get pretty good reviews by the look of it.
 

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I got the wheels for 275$. I had the seller test them before I bought them and one of the rear wheels is bent. There off to my dad's wheel repair facility were they will be fully repaired and refinished.
 
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