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I currently have stock 17's on my 2001 330xi with winter and premium package. Will VMR VB3's work with these dimensions 18 x 9.5 rim size, 5 x 120 P.C.D, 22/33/45 Offset, and 72.6 Centerbore. Will these fit on my setup with no issues at all? Also do you think the nitto nt555 will fit on these rims? My current tires are 205/50 17 in. Does anyone happen to have a setup like this. Pics would be great.
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Yes those wheels will fit. You should get 18x8.5 ET40 for the front and 18x9.5 ET45 for the rear. For xi you have to make sure your overall diameter of the tire is the same front and rear (in this case I would suggest 225/40/18 and 255/35/18).
 

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Ive been searching for days but havent found anyone with my exact situation but I just spoke with someone who told me 18x8.5 ET40 all around is the best bet with 235/40/18 tires would these work well. Or what is the difference between this tire and the two you suggested
 

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Ive been searching for days but havent found anyone with my exact situation but I just spoke with someone who told me 18x8.5 ET40 all around is the best bet with 235/40/18 tires would these work well. Or what is the difference between this tire and the two you suggested
235/40 and 225/40 are almost the same so you'd be fine with those.
What I was suggesting was "staggered setup" with rear wheels wider than front (the only benefit is that it looks better).
There is a lot of people that will tell you staggered setup is not recommended on AWD. That's not really true but there are obvious advantages to having all 4 wheels the same (like ability to rotate tires for extended tread life)
 
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