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Bavarian Motor Slave
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meaning, is it because hte wheel is wider in the back so the hub is "sucked in" or is that something i would only find on M3 offset RCs?

Like on Loki's rims.
 

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wondering if I could get that look on my non-M E46. PS, whats the widest wheel/tire combo I could go in the rear safely? 9in 255?
 

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yeah i dont want to roll anything. I just want the biggest rational width wheels/tires i could fit htat look like the M versions in the pics above.
 

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The concaved look is really only achieved with the M3 offsets and stop posting Wheel shiit in the General you mick! :tongue:
 

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W&T is a graveyard of unanswer posts, plus you know you like to feel wantred. :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
 

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It has mostly to do with the wheel offset. The offset measures the distance from the theoretical midpoint of the width of the wheel to the hub. So the closer the hub is to the center of the wheel (lower offset), the more "sucked in" it looks. Wider wheels will enhance the effect as well, at a given offset. Your maximum concave curvature is determined therefore by the distance from fender edge to hub. There aren't really any wheels I've seen for regular 3's that achieve this look, you'd have to stretch your fenders out to widebody status if you want to run lower offsets.
 
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