E46 M3 - Track Wheels

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  1. 28 Jan 2020 at 10:03 PM #1
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    What's the widest you can realistically go on an E46? 18x10 ET25?

    I have a set of Apex ARC8 18x9.5 ET35 and need another set but wondered if I could go 10" all round without any issues.

    Anyone running 18x10 square with a similar offset? What camber are you running on the front?
     
  2. 29 Jan 2020 at 12:29 PM #2
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  3. 29 Jan 2020 at 2:24 PM #3
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    Depends on your damper and spring setup. Obviously when you go wide, you can get pretty close to the spring up front.

    I run 10j square et25 with 265/35 trofeoR. TrofeoR are super wide and measure in at about 288.

    I also run very aggressive geo settings. So obviously if your driving level doesn’t suit such aggressive geo you might struggle to fit a similar setup without major scrub issues.

    hope that helps
     
  4. 29 Jan 2020 at 2:25 PM #4
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    Oh and a side note. Anyone who wants to run this sort of setup on the road, it will drive like sh1t
     
  5. 29 Jan 2020 at 3:14 PM #5
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    That set up is fine. Ive ran that with the huge touring car slicks.
     
  6. 29 Jan 2020 at 4:02 PM #6
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    Thanks!

    I'll be running BTCC slicks or Direzza on Intrax 1k2, it's a non-road legal track only car.
     
  7. 29 Jan 2020 at 4:12 PM #7
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    Cool, its tight on intrax, I ran a 3mm up front and stuck one on the back also. So get some 3 and 5mm ones.
     
  8. 29 Jan 2020 at 4:29 PM #8
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    Ah ok will do.

    What camber you run on 10" up front?
     
  9. 29 Jan 2020 at 8:04 PM #9
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  10. 31 Jan 2020 at 6:19 AM #10
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    I used to run 265 Trofeo Rs on 9” TDs and they cleared everything fine. Now switched to Apex 10” et25 and have to run a 5mm spacer to clear the springs and I still had arch contact at -3.9deg.
     
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    Ive ran 18x10.5 with 265/35 square on mine, on track with no issues, unsure on ET but i do have 15mm spacers..

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