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Re: NO FREAKING SPARE !!!!!
Originally Posted by dmz
I wonder if a doughnut from a e39 540i will clear the calipers on an M5.
Didn't know the E39 540 had a doughnut. Is it shown on realoem.com? If you have the tire size, we can at least see if the rolling diameter is right.
I think an E60 545 doughnut would fit. Optional tire size is the same as E39 M5, so theoretically the doughnut should have the right tire diameter and fit if the hub is drilled out to fit the E39 hub bore. Not sure if it would clear calipers however. Just haven't had time to delve further into that one yet.
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Last edited by gsfent; 19th December 2005 at 11:54 PM.