The BMW E28 Wheel & Tire “Database” in HTML Table Format

Note:   This table will be updated rarely, if ever.   {Created 07 Oct 03, updated 20 Feb 04}

Some heading definitions (the others should be obvious):
OFF (mm)  =  offset
SP (mm)  =  spacer thickness, if any
DSW (mm)  =  design section width
%  =  profile
MSW (mm)  =  measured section width, as installed on the corresponding wheel
F/R  =  front, rear, or both
Tire Over  =  how far the tire hangs over the wheel lip
BSW (in)  =  back spacing, wheel
BST (in)  =  back spacing, tire
FSW (in)  =  front spacing, wheel
FST (in)  =  front spacing, tire
Gap WF  =  gap for front wheel-to-strut
Gap TF  =  gap for front tire-to-strut
Gap TR  =  gap for rear tire-to-fender

Wheel MFRWheel ModelD (in)W (in)OFF (mm)SP (mm)Tire MFRTire DesignDSW (mm)%MSW (mm)F/RTire OverBSW (in)BST (in)FSW (in)FST (in)Gap WFGap TFGap TRComments
BMWE32/E34 “Bottlecap”157.0200DunlopD60A221560230B0.5 4.85.33.23.70.69 0.38 0.13  
AREBasketweave157.0200GoodyearEagle HP22560232B0.6 4.85.43.23.80.69 0.34 0.09  
BMWE34 530/540 Basketweave157.0200ToyoProxes22550235B0.6 4.85.43.23.80.69 0.28 0.03 87 535i at stock ride height; no spacers required, no fender rubbing
BMWE30 M3157.0305  21560230B0.5 5.05.53.03.50.49 0.18 0.32  
KoseiK-1158.0220YokohamaAVS Intermediate21560235B0.1 5.45.53.63.80.11 0.20 0.11 Slight rubbing in hard turns
RevolutionRFX158.0200YokohamaAVS Intermediate21560235B0.1 5.35.43.73.80.19 0.28 0.03  
RevolutionRFX158.0200KumhoVictoracer22550243B0.3 5.35.63.74.00.19 0.13 (0.12) 
BMWE28 TRX156.5220MichelinTRX20060210B0.4 4.65.02.93.30.86 0.69 0.60  
BMWE28 TRX156.5220MichelinTRX22055230B0.8 4.65.42.93.70.86 0.30 0.20  
AlpinaOpen/Exposed Lug167.0110BridgestoneRE73020555220F0.3 4.44.83.63.91.04 0.93 ~~~Extensive info: LINK
BBSBasketweave167.0110KumhoVictoracer22550235B0.6 4.45.13.64.21.04 0.63 (0.33)Big interference with rear fender which CANNOT be rolled/cut away. Car had to be raised.
MASM5 replica167.0150  22550235B0.6 4.65.23.44.00.88 0.47 (0.17)Discount Tire website
MASE46 replica167.0200  22550235B0.6 4.85.43.23.80.69 0.28 0.03 Discount Tire website
Mille MigliaMM 11167.0200KumhoV70022550235B0.6 4.85.43.23.80.69 0.28 0.03 no rubbing; LINK
AEZEcco167.5180  22550238B0.4 5.05.43.54.00.52 0.31 (0.10) 
AEZRadon167.5200  22550238B0.4 5.05.53.53.90.44 0.23 (0.02) 
ATItalia Alps167.5200Kumho 20555223B0.1 5.05.23.53.60.44 0.52 0.27 Intrax lowering springs (~1.75), no rubbing
BBSBasketweave167.5130DunlopSP Sport 800022550242B0.5 4.85.33.74.30.71 0.41 (0.39)no rolling required on this particular car
BBSE28 M5, KBA41013167.5200  22550238B0.4 5.05.53.53.90.44 0.23 (0.02)Stock E28 M5 setup
BMW850i167.5150  22550238B0.4 4.85.33.74.10.63 0.42 (0.22)LINK
BMWE34167.5220  22550238B0.4 5.15.53.43.80.36 0.15 0.06 LINK
BMWE30 M3167.5275  22550238B0.4 5.15.53.43.80.36 0.15 0.06  
BMWE30 M3167.5270  20555223B0.1 5.35.43.23.30.16 0.25 0.55  
BorbetH167.5200YokohamaA032R22550238B0.4 5.05.53.53.90.44 0.23 (0.02)requires E39 centerbore adapters; LINK
Hartge?167.5130YokohamaAVS Intermediate22550238F0.4 4.85.23.74.20.71 0.50 ~~~LINK
Hartge?167.5150  22550238F0.4 4.85.33.74.10.63 0.42 ~~~front
MASBBS RK replica167.5250  22550238B0.4 5.25.73.33.70.24 0.03 0.17 Discount Tire Website
Mille MigliaCello167.5200BridgestoneRE73022555238B0.4 5.05.53.53.90.44 0.23 (0.02)LINK
O.Z.Forza167.5150  20555223B0.1 4.85.03.73.80.63 0.72 0.08 LINK
ROHMilano167.5220AvonZZ122550238B0.4 5.15.53.43.80.36 0.15 0.06 LINK
RonalR26167.5200  20555223B0.1 5.05.23.53.60.44 0.52 0.27 LINK
TSWHock R167.5150  22550238B0.4 4.85.33.74.10.63 0.42 (0.22) 
AlpinaOpen/Exposed Lug168.0240BridgestoneRE73022550243R0.3 5.45.73.63.8~~~~~~0.04 Extensive info: LINK
BBSRX168.03518YokohamaAVS Sport22550243B0.3 5.25.43.84.10.31 0.25 (0.24) 
BBSRK168.03820YokohamaAVS Sport22550243B0.3 5.25.53.84.10.27 0.21 (0.20)18mm spacer required on front, Tire Rack includes it front & rear
BMWE38 750iL168.0230BridgestoneRE7122550243R0.3 5.45.73.63.9~~~~~~(0.00)No fender rolling required
BMWE38 750iL168.0235BridgestoneRE7122550243F0.3 5.25.53.84.10.27 0.21 ~~~No clearance without spacer, therefore 5mm spacer necessary on front
BMWE38 750iL168.0230BFGoodrichg-Force T/A KDWS22550243B0.3 5.45.73.63.90.07 0.01 (0.00)No spacer needed on front; LINK
BMWE38 7-Series168.0230KumhoSupra Ecsta20555 F(0.5)5.44.93.63.10.07 0.75 ~~~Front setup version 1
BMWE38 7-Series168.0230KumhoSupra Ecsta22550243F0.3 5.45.73.63.90.07 0.01 ~~~Front setup version 2; NOTE: some rubbing on Racing Dynamics sway bar; LINK and LINK
BMWE38 7-Series168.0230KumhoSupra Ecsta22550243R0.3 5.45.73.63.9~~~~~~(0.00)Rear
Mille MigliaMM 11168.0200YokohamaAVS Sport22550243B0.3 5.35.63.74.00.19 0.13 (0.12)LINK
BBSBBS Basketweave KBA41061168.5240  24545 R0.1 5.75.83.83.9~~~~~~(0.01)Lowered, no rubbing
Hartge?168.5250YokohamaAVS Intermediate24545 R0.1 5.75.83.83.8~~~~~~0.03 rear, no rubbing; LINK
BMWE39 M5 Replica177.5200YokohamaES10022545 B0.2 5.05.23.53.60.44 0.47 0.22 Hubcentric rings necessary; rear fender rolling required (used baseball bat)
KoseiRT Maxi177.5200  235  B0.4 5.05.43.53.80.44 0.28 0.03  
??178.0203  23540 B0.1 5.25.33.84.00.31 0.39 (0.09)3mm or 5mm spacer likely needed; LINK
AEZRadon178.0150  235  B0.1 5.15.23.94.00.38 0.47 (0.17) 
BBSRC178.03818MichelinPilot Sport23545234F0.1 5.35.43.73.80.19 0.28 ~~~ 
BBSRK178.04018  235  B0.1 5.45.53.63.80.11 0.20 0.11 LINK
BMWE39 540i178.0200ToyoProxes T122545232F0.1 5.35.43.73.80.19 0.34 ~~~ 
BMWE39 540i178.0200ToyoProxes T123545242R0.3 5.35.63.74.0~~~~~~(0.11) 
BMWE39 Sport178.0200YokohamaAVS Intermediate235  F0.1 5.35.43.73.80.19 0.28 ~~~LINK
BMWE39 Sport178.0200DunlopSP 500023545 B0.1 5.35.43.73.80.19 0.28 0.03 Tire-strut clearance just under 3mm; LINK
BMWE34 M5178.0200BridgestoneS-0223545243B0.3 5.35.63.74.00.19 0.12 (0.13)M535i
BMWE34 M5178.0200FalkenAzenis22545243B0.3 5.35.63.74.00.19 0.13 (0.12)Lowered w/ H&R/Bilsteins, no rubbing, no rear fender rolling necessary (note: was previously rolled for 16 setup); LINK
SchnitzerType II178.03820  22545243R0.3 5.25.53.84.1~~~~~~(0.20)LINK
SchnitzerType II178.03820  23545 R0.1 5.25.33.83.9~~~~~~(0.05)LINK
??178.5130  23545 F(0.1)5.35.14.24.10.21 0.55 ~~~LINK
??178.5230  23545 R(0.1)5.75.53.83.7~~~~~~0.14 LINK
Antera?178.5140  235  B(0.1)5.35.24.24.10.17 0.51 (0.21) 
BMWType 32178.5200Kumho71223540242F0.0 5.55.64.04.0(0.06)0.14 ~~~LINK
BBSRC179.03210MichelinPilot Sport23545257R0.1 5.95.94.14.2~~~~~~(0.33) 
BMWE39 Sport179.0260YokohamaAVS Intermediate255  R0.0 6.06.04.04.0~~~~~~(0.13)LINK; 1988 535iS
BMWType 32179.5260Kumho71226540272R0.1 6.36.44.24.3~~~~~~(0.47)LINK
TSWSGV188.0200Kumho 225 243B0.3 5.35.63.74.00.19 0.13 (0.12)LINK
NichePultec188.5180  235  F(0.1)5.55.34.03.90.02 0.36 ~~~front; LINK
NichePultec188.5180  255  R0.3 5.55.74.04.3~~~~~~(0.45)rear; LINK