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post #11 of 14 Old 4th February 2013, 08:40 AM
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Most information I have read about wheel clearance generally calls for about 5mm of clearance with respect to brake and suspension parts.

That said, you wouldn't expect a wheel to flex under normal driving but under spirited driving, I can see it happening, and with clearances that small, contact is possible. I personally would not feel comfortable with such little clearance.

I'm normally posting in the E60 section but I got a little bored and decided to venture around...figured I'd add my 2 cents. Good luck.

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Some E34 wheels do not work

I have attempted to usè E34 15 in type 5s on my 88, the caliper on the right side hit the spoke mid way, a raised boss was the interference. Type 32 from the E34 fit. Both wheels 15s with et20, just additional relief on the back side of the spokes
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My solution to fitting style 5 wheels on my E24 M6 was to use H&R spacers/ adaptors which gave me the correct center bore and pushed the wheel out for a nice flush look. Better setup than hub centric rings, and you can choose the thickness of the spacer. I used 15mm with my 17" style 5.
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I intend on using the 15in only until I get a set of BBS 221s powder coated that were installed by prior keeper of this black beauty. Requires centering rings, but no spacers to fill out the wheel wells.
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