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M3fella
12-03-2003, 11:45 AM
On 18x9.5 and 18x10?<br><img src="http://members.roadfly.org/m3fella/siglast.jpg">

alevy
12-03-2003, 12:05 PM
as i have seen anyone run in the front.. except shep i think he runs 285 in the front or something huge like that :)<br><hr>
-Alex Levy
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03.5 Alpine White M3
Cinnamon Leather / Aluminum Trim
SMG / Nav / Xenons / XM
DiXiS Spirit Ti Exhaust

MPA33ION
12-03-2003, 12:07 PM
<br>TiAG SMG M3 Coupe
Past Cars
2001 330ci
1998 Nissan Maxima SE

l.charlton
12-03-2003, 12:08 PM
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darkjay
12-03-2003, 12:12 PM
SCCA autocross :) Sweet.<br>
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darkjay
12-03-2003, 12:15 PM
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jimmy325
12-03-2003, 12:18 PM
I dun understand how 275 Hoosiers can fit on stock 18 front
when 265 Kumho V700 looks like the tire is wider than the Hoosiers..

Are Hoosiers typically smaller than same spec different brand tires?<br>Jimmy
'03 M3
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darkjay
12-03-2003, 12:38 PM
he did say it was too wide and he could feel it squirm around during hard cornering. But the added grip outweighed it.

Important thing to remember is he said he would never run that kind of setup on the OEM 18"s or do those kinds of experiments on the track though. Too risky. It's relatively safe to do so in autocross since the speeds are much much lower than what you'll see on the track.

Here's the pics I took and posted a while back. I've never seen that wide a tire on the front before that's why I took a pic of it. I was drooling!

<img src="http://members.roadfly.com/darkjay/275hoosier_oem18_1.jpg">
<img src="http://members.roadfly.com/darkjay/275hoosier_oem18_2.jpg"><br>
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jimmy325
12-03-2003, 12:48 PM
different? I remember Alex Levy or someone else said they
were going to try the 17" Koseis... did that ever happen?

Thanks!
<br>Jimmy
'03 M3
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mact3333
12-03-2003, 12:58 PM

darkjay
12-03-2003, 01:00 PM
with them though. The season's over until sometime in March of next year anyway.

On the last autocross, I borrowed a friend's 17" SSR Comps in an E46 M3 fitment with Kumho Victoracers 245F and 275R. It made the fender gap seem wider but other than that it worked great. The handling that is. As for the worn-out rubber combined with 35 degF weather, well, I spun out 3 times and switched back to my OEM 18s with stock Contis.

But if you're buying SSR Comps, I'd advice go with the 18". No special reason. Seems like all the knowledgeable track guys that I trust here run that setup.<br>
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darkjay
12-03-2003, 01:06 PM
running on 17" SSR Comps with Yokohama R-comps a couple of months back. Not a member here though and I didn't ask him about his opinion on it.<br>
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M3fella
12-03-2003, 02:21 PM
..w/ no rolling.

So, no one knows the offsets?<br><img src="http://members.roadfly.org/m3fella/siglast.jpg">

txse46m3
12-03-2003, 02:25 PM
comps are et 35 and SM runs 275's on them. My 19x10 rear is 26...but I run 275/30 on it.<br><img src=http://members.roadfly.org/txse46m3/haha.gif height=98 width=152><img src=http://members.roadfly.org/txse46m3/87309.gif height=56 width=75>

txse46m3
12-03-2003, 02:26 PM
to get the fronts in there. Check the classifieds.<br><img src=http://members.roadfly.org/txse46m3/haha.gif height=98 width=152><img src=http://members.roadfly.org/txse46m3/87309.gif height=56 width=75>

alevy
12-03-2003, 03:28 PM
spacer on the rear.. they are 8.5 all around and im gonna stuff 265's all around... But thats pretty much it.. rubber is a bit cheaper and you shorten the turn radius... no other real advantage.. Kosei K1's weigh next to nothing.<br><hr>
-Alex Levy
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03.5 Alpine White M3
Cinnamon Leather / Aluminum Trim
SMG / Nav / Xenons / XM
DiXiS Spirit Ti Exhaust


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