In Reply to: 17x9 rear will work w/o spacers/fenderlip-rolling posted by Go Fikse! on October 11, 1999 at 02:11:44:
: I see you have 8.5 on front. What is the offset? I have heard others doing 8.5, but on my 97 M3, the stock 8.5 width contours from the rear will rub the front strut with a minimal rim protector sidewall. It looks like about a 5mm spacer would make the needed clearance.