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    Will these wheels fit my car?

    Car is a 2002 e46 330 Clubsport.
    Found some reasonable 19inch csls I need new tyres anyway. Would these fit?

    BMW E46 M3 CSL alloy wheels and tyres | eBay

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    If genuine then the rears will not fit. You need 2 sets of fronts or a set of replicas

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    I doubt they are genuine CSLs think they are 285 width on the rear?
    Also if they were genuine lightened onces they would be worth double that I guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Panther View Post
    I doubt they are genuine CSLs think they are 285 width on the rear?
    Also if they were genuine lightened onces they would be worth double that I guess
    It's not the width it's the offset that matters more......

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    Can you tell from the info he has listed whether they will fit?
    I was thinking that the offset would be greater on genuine wheels with wider tyres so these must be reps - correct me if I'm wrong

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    They wont fit, the offset is wrong, the correct tyre size would be 265 rear, 255 is for the standard E46 M3 but people fit these to the csls because they are often cheaper.

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    Thanks Plumb - Pain in the arse they are the cheapest 19s with decent tyres I have found by quite some way, and close to my parents gaff so could have got them picked up no problem

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    If you fit them the rears will sit flush with the arch and no doubt rub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plumb View Post
    If you fit them the rears will sit flush with the arch and no doubt rub.
    Can you just explain that in Lehmans terms for me - do wheels normally sit slightly in from the arch then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Panther View Post
    Can you just explain that in Lehmans terms for me - do wheels normally sit slightly in from the arch then?
    They sit in a bit so when you go over a bump or sit people in the back the wheel travels into the arch, if it sits flush it will rub the wheel arch and drive you mad.

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