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Got my wheels finally back to me, picked up these bad boys, so in the meant time I sent them off to my powder coater, and rolled my fenders. The fronts there is a slight pull to them but I don't think that was really needed to be honest. I can't remember one of our member's screen name but she had 350z wheels powder coated laser crystal and it looked seeeexy so I used the same color so props to her for it!! :yes:

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Close up on the color
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Far shot old vs new (rears is old, fronts are new)
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Fitment pics:

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Clears CS calipers no problem.
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What do you guys think, 235/40 or 245/40? Rather not do any type of stretch tire.

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Had my car on 4 jacks lol, I came in at the last hour so they were wanting to leave so I had like 5 guys working on my car.

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I went with 235/40 simply for the ease of fitment. I test fitted 245/40 and it came close, i'd say about 2-3mm clearance between the fender liner at full lock and you would need an aggressive roll and pull in the rear fenders or really crazy camber.

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Side shots (keep in mind I've done a roll and pull on all 4

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Before and after pics.

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Some close pics of the wheel and color of the power coat, really neat upclose!

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Some action shots:

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ENJOY!!!
 

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Damn those are hot!

I'm having the same issue with tire selection. I'm leaning towards 235/40, but @color0 is pushing for me to go 245/35. I think 245 would be best, but I'm worried about clearances.
Yeah same here, I rather much have 245/40 myself but I can pretty much eye ball it, it will rub...245/35 might just clear, barely but that size is kinda expensive and hard to come by. One of the tire shops I called said, just give them a good 3 days heads up so I can come by and test fit the two sizes and go from there on which one I would like to buy.
 

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I'm running 245 on 8... but yah.. 255 would be best... is your car lowered?
 

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The only potential hitch in that plan is that your rear wheels are still +35; no guarantees that 255 will fit back there without a lot of camber.
 

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I'll have to find a shop who has 255/35 and 245/40 tires so I can play around with it. I'm still leaning towards 245/40 only cuz one shop is giving me a deal on tires and tpms gaskets.
 

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Beautiful wheels. If your going to try 255/35 I'd go buy a cheapo nearly bald 255/35 and test fit it so you can be prepared for how much negative camber you'll possibly have to run. You might even poke a bit in the front and rear if you don't add neg camber. Better to spend $20 than to spend $1000 and possible disappointment. I think 245/35 would be a good choice and completely doable on 9" wheels although 255 is a little more appropriate.
 
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you go 255 you need fender work.. alot of it.. 245 need it too but you have as many issues as 255.. i say go with 245 and do a roll and a lil pull and you be good.. those look very nice :D
 

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Man those wheels are beautiful, loving the powder coating. What are you going to do with your old wheels once you're all set and done?
 

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Thanks everyone, yeah I'll just stick with 245/40, already had all 4 fenders rolled, fronts are slightly pulled so rears may needed it so if it does I'lll have that done. I'm keep these old wheels, not gonna lie, I kinda like my old wheels a bit more than these new ones.
 

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OK Guys, I updated the original post with INSTALLED pics. Let me know what you guys think.

Wow. That's great. I can't wait to see them at the Extreme Dimensions meet. How necessary was it to roll the fronts to get the wheels to fit? I'm putting on 18x9 +36 next week.

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Wow. That's great. I can't wait to see them at the Extreme Dimensions meet. How necessary was it to roll the fronts to get the wheels to fit? I'm putting on 18x9 +36 next week.

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The fronts is a must but not too aggressive honestly, currently mine is pulled but we that extra room that the mz3's guys don't have.
 

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Car looks great. I have a 2010 mz3 hatch and just bought te37's in 18x9 et 35. Im at stock height so would i need fender work with 225 tires. Also do I have to use spacers? Thanks.
 
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