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Wheel size and fitment

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by djdougalno1, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. djdougalno1
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    can anyone please tell me the wheel fitment sizes for the a3 s3 like the offset and the pcd sizes and dose anyone know if bmw wheels would fit cheers
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    what year is it would be good, but 8l shape is 5x100 et35 and new 8p shape is 5x112 but dont know what the offset is.
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    its 99 qts
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    5 x 100 and ET35 then :)
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    would an offset of 38 fit? or would they stick out of my arches?
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    Will 38 not sit inside the wheel arch more rather than stick out?
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    Yes i have just bee using my google head, but thats ok because i can use spacers to push them out a little.

    225/40/r18's with an offset of 38 should fit right?
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    Only very very old Bmw rims would fit ie e30 wheels as the rest are all 5x120
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    i need 5x100 right? but 225/40/r18's with an offset of 38 will fit as long as i have the 5x100 fitment. thats what im trying to clarify. sorry for the long explanation :)
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    Centre bore could be a problem
    BMW
    Model
    P.C.D.
    Offset
    C/Bore
    MINI (new)
    4 x 100
    35
    57.0
    3 series (E30)
    4 x 100
    15...25
    57.0
    3 series (E30) M models
    5 x 120
    18...20
    72.5
    3 series (E36, E46), Z3
    5 x 120
    35...42
    72.5
    5 & 7 series (E31, E32, E34, E38)
    5 x 120
    18...20
    72.5
    5 series (E39)
    5 x 120
    18...20
    74.0
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    38 is no good if its 8.5

    35 is no good if you get coilovers..
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