Poll: Which E86 Wheels

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Which E86 Wheels?

M4 CS Reps
35
60%
BMW MV2
7
12%
Riva DTM
11
19%
BMW 108
5
9%
 
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Post by enuff_zed » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:14 am

I voted the M4 jobbies too.

Tbh, I wanted to say MV2, as I don't see why I should be the only one knackering my fingers every time I clean the car. :D
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Post by M340 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:18 am

minimental wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:58 am M4 reps for me too, for all the reasons listed above!

i don't know what sizes you were after (they seem to come in 18,19 and 20 on eBay but they all seem to have offset in the 40's so may need some spacing to get them sitting flush
Ive been looking at the 18”, as the design is very forgiving and the thin lips make them look bigger than they are (best of both worlds). Set I’ve found is

Front - 18 x 8 ET40
Rear - 18 x 9 ET48

....which compared to 108”s, I think pushes them out a few mm front and rear. Maybe needs a set of 5mm-7mm spacers to get perfectly flush...?
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Post by inkey$ » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:01 pm

M340 wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:18 am
minimental wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:58 am M4 reps for me too, for all the reasons listed above!

i don't know what sizes you were after (they seem to come in 18,19 and 20 on eBay but they all seem to have offset in the 40's so may need some spacing to get them sitting flush
Ive been looking at the 18”, as the design is very forgiving and the thin lips make them look bigger than they are (best of both worlds). Set I’ve found is

Front - 18 x 8 ET40
Rear - 18 x 9 ET48

....which compared to 108”s, I think pushes them out a few mm front and rear. Maybe needs a set of 5mm-7mm spacers to get perfectly flush...?
I'm new at clearances and offsets, so bear with me - and I'm sure somebody will be along soon to put me right - however....

...compared to my MV2s (8.5 x ET50) the 18 incher's look like the come out 8mm at the rear with the offset shown (9 x ET48) and with 4mm less inner clearance. Maybe a 10mm spacer at the rear if you really wanted to push the boat out in terms of arch flushness.

At the front the MV2s (8 x ET47) whereas the M4 reps are (8 x ET40) mean the wheel will extend out an extra 7mm and give 7mm more inner clearance, so I would guess probably wouldn't need any spacing out.
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Post by TheDan » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:52 pm

Inkey is bang on with the offset values.

Here is the comparison to my MV2s:
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I was planning to put on 15mm front spacers and 20mm rear spacers. To achieve the same you would require 8mm front spacers and 12mm rear spacers.

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Post by minimental » Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:28 pm

inkey$ wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:01 pm
M340 wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:18 am
minimental wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:58 am M4 reps for me too, for all the reasons listed above!

i don't know what sizes you were after (they seem to come in 18,19 and 20 on eBay but they all seem to have offset in the 40's so may need some spacing to get them sitting flush
Ive been looking at the 18”, as the design is very forgiving and the thin lips make them look bigger than they are (best of both worlds). Set I’ve found is

Front - 18 x 8 ET40
Rear - 18 x 9 ET48

....which compared to 108”s, I think pushes them out a few mm front and rear. Maybe needs a set of 5mm-7mm spacers to get perfectly flush...?
I'm new at clearances and offsets, so bear with me - and I'm sure somebody will be along soon to put me right - however....

...compared to my MV2s (8.5 x ET50) the 18 incher's look like the come out 8mm at the rear with the offset shown (9 x ET48) and with 4mm less inner clearance. Maybe a 10mm spacer at the rear if you really wanted to push the boat out in terms of arch flushness.

At the front the MV2s (8 x ET47) whereas the M4 reps are (8 x ET40) mean the wheel will extend out an extra 7mm and give 7mm more inner clearance, so I would guess probably wouldn't need any spacing out.
so after messing around with clearances and fitments i might be able to help a bit, it made it easier for me to understand by working out the equivalents so et48 on a 9j would be the equivalent of et42 on an 8.5j so about 8mm more poke than stock (et50 on an mv2) fronts will be 7mm further out (et47 on mv2) i think you commented on a previous post you were going for a flush fitment mine is pretty flush (i haven't done enough mileage to confidently say they 100% do not rub but no signs at all so far!)

so for that setup obviously depending on tyres too the same flush fit as mine (equivalent et32 front and et 29 rear) you would be looking 8mm spacer front and 12mm rear, that's to get the rims pretty flush as i say ride height and tyre dependent for clearance

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Post by M340 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:54 pm

TheDan wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:52 pm Inkey is bang on with the offset values.

I was planning to put on 15mm front spacers and 20mm rear spacers. To achieve the same you would require 8mm front spacers and 12mm rear spacers.
Yeah exactly, so at that offset they should fit pretty nicely....and only minimal spacers if any
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Post by inkey$ » Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:38 pm

Good to know my learn-about-offsets home schooling is starting to pay off!
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Post by M340 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:20 pm

inkey$ wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:38 pm Good to know my learn-about-offsets home schooling is starting to pay off!
😀 so true this link really helps me out

https://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Wheel-Offset-Calculator
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Post by ph001 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:42 pm

You still haven’t told us what the M4 reps are or where you can get them from! :wink:
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Post by inkey$ » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:02 pm

ph001 wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:42 pm You still haven’t told us what the M4 reps are or where you can get them from! :wink:
Online everywhere or CM Wheels do them.
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Post by ph001 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:03 am

inkey$ wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:02 pm
ph001 wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:42 pm You still haven’t told us what the M4 reps are or where you can get them from! :wink:
Online everywhere or CM Wheels do them.
:thumbsup:, are these the ones:

https://cmwheels.com/product/19-763m-m4 ... er-silver/
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Post by inkey$ » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:54 am

ph001 wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:03 am
inkey$ wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:02 pm
ph001 wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:42 pm You still haven’t told us what the M4 reps are or where you can get them from! :wink:
Online everywhere or CM Wheels do them.
:thumbsup:, are these the ones:

https://cmwheels.com/product/19-763m-m4 ... er-silver/
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Post by Weston Matt » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:57 pm

I voted M4 reps which I was considering for mine. I have looked at these too

https://2forgewheels.com/2forge-zf6/

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