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Old 02-07-2022, 12:59 AM   #1
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Cool 95 318ti tires on sport suspension

Original owner so I take good care of my 'baby' especially since our kiddo is now driving it.
Husband is getting rid of his ahem POS that has newish 225/50r17.
He's guilting me pretty hard to re use those but I'm not wanting to deal with mph differences, wondering if the brakes will fit properly, etc.

Am I crazy? Thoughts?
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Brakes should clear easily on the 17, given the offset is somewhat close. I never had clearance issues even when I had the 330 front brakes installed.
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I don't follow-

You have these tires and want to put them on your ti? Or something else?

How do we know the rims? I see no mention of rims; or are we just talking about tires, on the ti rims? (Stock ti sport rims are 16")
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Stock rims on my ti now.
He's thinking of taking off the rims and tires from an old subaru and put them on the TI the kiddo is driving.
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Okay.

What is the Subaru offset? Compare that to the ti offset. Maybe spacers are needed, maybe not.

225 should fit fine in the rear. I think the front too, but worst case they’ll rub the fender liner.
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Iirc Subarus use 5x100 while BMWs use 5x120 bolt pattern so a straight swap won't work.
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Yeah, that’s not gonna work.
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