E8X 600+HP Tire/Wheel Options ?

ninjacoupe

Specialist
Apr 25, 2017
91
Does anyone know if a 16" wheel will fit on the back of a 135i with stock brakes?
Generally no but there was an example with a CCW wheel out there that managed a 16 inch wheel with the stock brakes. Not sure if they needed to grind the caliper or not. If I recall the car was even on their website under customer pics.
 
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Rob09msport

Captain
Oct 28, 2017
1,207
Monroe CT
My 275 19 inch nt05s have been great I can actually use second gear as long as it's above 50 degrees. First I can get to choose claw at three street while spinning then grab into second if tires are hot.
 

ShocknAwe

Lieutenant
Jan 24, 2018
639
SC
Saw this thread this afternoon and started looking at new tire releases. Anyone seen the Bridgestone S007a? Looks promising for those that don't want a drag radial or R comp out back. Is the Re71R a R comp? The AD08R has me all confused now with their "R for Racing Revolution" bullcrap.
 
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fmorelli

Colonel
Staff member
Aug 11, 2017
2,230
Virginia
We got some weird offsets so I was surprised the forgestars had our sizes and weren't that heavy. I'll have to look into durability sometime
Forgestar custom build the wheels to your ET specification. When considering weight, I also like to consider durability. My experience with the Forgestar wheels is that they are rock solid.

I will be soon be at 600 wheel horsepower and have been wondering the same thing for my Z4. I'm currently on 275 30-19. I'm looking at 35s in 275-295 range. Selection becomes an issue. For example Federal doesn't make anything.

Filippo
 

Rob09msport

Captain
Oct 28, 2017
1,207
Monroe CT
Forgestar custom build the wheels to your ET specification. When considering weight, I also like to consider durability. My experience with the Forgestar wheels is that they are rock solid.

I will be soon be at 600 wheel horsepower and have been wondering the same thing for my Z4. I'm currently on 275 30-19. I'm looking at 35s in 275-295 range. Selection becomes an issue. For example Federal doesn't make anything.

Filippo
Nt05 is great and has good selection I wanted re71s but couldnt find size I needed
 

InnovativeAuto

Specialist
Mar 14, 2018
61
I went with re71 (275 rears) on factory m3/m4 18” wheels (513M). Very happy with dry traction! A lot better tire choices with 18” and nicer ride is the reason I sold my 19”
 
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