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I bought a staggered set of 18" M3 rims style 67 for my 2001 330xi. The front is 18x8 and rear is 18x9. I would like to know what size tires would i need for the front and rear? I've read numerous similar posts on this and i believe most people recommend 225/40/18 for the front and 255/35/18 for the rear. Can anyone confirm this, or recommend the correct sizes so that i can avoid damaging the AWD components and/or tire rubbing on my 2001 330XI?

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I'm running 255/35/18's all around on a square set of fronts. Mildly lowered. No rubbing at all.

Here's a good link to a tire size calculator with offset. Your setup would be just fine...




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Hi,

I bought a staggered set of 18" M3 rims style 67 for my 2001 330xi. The front is 18x8 and rear is 18x9. I would like to know what size tires would i need for the front and rear? I've read numerous similar posts on this and i believe most people recommend 225/40/18 for the front and 255/35/18 for the rear. Can anyone confirm this, or recommend the correct sizes so that i can avoid damaging the AWD components and/or tire rubbing on my 2001 330XI?

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I got style 135m on my e46. They are also staggered and 18 inch. So id guess youd need 225/40/18 on the front and 255/35/18 on the rear
 

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I'm running 255/35/18's all around on a square set of fronts. Mildly lowered. No rubbing at all.

Here's a good link to a tire size calculator with offset. Your setup would be just fine...




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Yes but mine are staggered, not a square set of fronts 18.9 in the rear
 

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I got style 135m on my e46. They are also staggered and 18 inch. So id guess youd need 225/40/18 on the front and 255/35/18 on the rear
Have you had any problems with that set up; Rain, snow, steering, turning or braking?

Would the back of mine rub with 18x9 rear rim size?

would the tire be stretched in the back or snug?
And if stretched by how much?

Which XI model do you have??

thanks
 
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