318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Technical, Maintenance and Modifications > Brakes

Notices

Brakes From what pads to use to brake upgrades.

.
» Recent Threads
1997 M3 Cali Top
05-05-2017 04:41 PM
Last post by SSpeedracer
Today 05:53 AM
8 Replies, 3,112 Views
Happy Thanksgiving All!
Yesterday 11:43 PM
Last post by BRADESTAR
Today 03:27 AM
2 Replies, 58 Views
Euro glass headlights
09-24-2014 11:27 PM
Last post by teamjoe
Yesterday 07:57 PM
181 Replies, 93,750 Views
The 318ti OBD-II engine...
10-19-2006 07:48 PM
Last post by J!m
11-22-2017 11:38 PM
95 Replies, 48,384 Views
MVP Track Time 2018...
11-22-2017 06:50 PM
Last post by Feffman
11-22-2017 06:50 PM
0 Replies, 104 Views
[332ti: S54 Hellrot...
04-10-2017 06:25 PM
Last post by BMW_Hatchback
11-22-2017 04:42 PM
30 Replies, 4,219 Views
names for your TI
10-08-2004 04:48 AM
Last post by BlackBMWs
11-22-2017 04:10 PM
343 Replies, 71,479 Views
No spark after overheat
11-22-2017 02:57 AM
Last post by Tampa Brad
11-22-2017 02:57 AM
0 Replies, 220 Views
Another Swapped Ti
11-19-2016 07:43 PM
Last post by BlackBMWs
11-22-2017 12:49 AM
66 Replies, 20,008 Views
What did you do to your...
05-06-2016 08:01 PM
Last post by Ivan
11-22-2017 12:05 AM
49 Replies, 16,597 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-10-2017, 09:39 PM   #1
E30-M3
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: MA
Posts: 65
iTrader: (0)
Default 16" BBS RK et 38 will it fit over a E46 330 assembly?

Car I am purchasing has them on it already, I know they will not fit over a E36 M3 caliper so hence the question.

TIA
E30-M3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2017, 05:38 AM   #2
anassa
Senior Member
 
anassa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 591
Vehicles
iTrader: (1)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by E30-M3 View Post
Car I am purchasing has them on it already, I know they will not fit over a E36 M3 caliper so hence the question.

TIA
Nope! The e46 330 has a larger rotor then m3, so it won't fit over the 16" RK's - you could do 300mm front - regular e46 front brakes - will be a upgrade from stock 286mm rotors, vented too of course.
__________________
anassa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2017, 11:43 AM   #3
E30-M3
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: MA
Posts: 65
iTrader: (0)
Default

No problem I have plenty of 17's was just trying to use them because I bought them for the Ti and M3 but unhappy with look on M3 as they are et38 so not the look I want even with a 25mm spacer.
E30-M3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2017, 06:04 AM   #4
anassa
Senior Member
 
anassa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 591
Vehicles
iTrader: (1)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by E30-M3 View Post
No problem I have plenty of 17's was just trying to use them because I bought them for the Ti and M3 but unhappy with look on M3 as they are et38 so not the look I want even with a 25mm spacer.
Makes sense, they would fit over a 318ti stock wheels but if you swapped them out for e46 330 brakes then it won't work.

Good luck.
__________________
anassa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2017, 11:21 AM   #5
E30-M3
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: MA
Posts: 65
iTrader: (0)
Default

They fit fine over stock late model 318/328 barkes with plenty of room I was just wondering about E46 330 brakes because they are plentiful and there are some 16 wheels that fit over e36 M3 brakes and was hoping they would.
E30-M3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 06:31 AM   #6
anassa
Senior Member
 
anassa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 591
Vehicles
iTrader: (1)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by E30-M3 View Post
They fit fine over stock late model 318/328 barkes with plenty of room I was just wondering about E46 330 brakes because they are plentiful and there are some 16 wheels that fit over e36 M3 brakes and was hoping they would.
The offset of the wheels is what will give you the hint if it will clear the brakes or not- yours is et38, while the one piece style 5 16" (16x8.5)wheels are et13 so it can fit (as a example)- if you have low 20's et and lower it will probably work, but regular e36 et, like 30 some to 40's won't work.

Good luck!
__________________
anassa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 11:27 AM   #7
E30-M3
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: MA
Posts: 65
iTrader: (0)
Default

Odd because the 16 contour replicas have an mid offset correct? Been awhile since I have played with a set.
E30-M3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 09:19 PM   #8
anassa
Senior Member
 
anassa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 591
Vehicles
iTrader: (1)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by E30-M3 View Post
Odd because the 16 contour replicas have an mid offset correct? Been awhile since I have played with a set.
Could be correct, not 100% sure since I don't know the specs, the above is just what I have seen from my own experience and others.
__________________
anassa is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Comprehensive Brake Info Thread RidingSimple Brakes 103 10-18-2017 08:03 PM
E46 Seats will they fit in the TI? pdxmotorhead Interior and ICE 5 08-24-2012 05:26 AM
E46 Front Floor Mats Fit? CirrusSR22 Interior and ICE 3 04-10-2012 02:13 AM
Will They Fit? bbs off an earl 90s 7 series jflip2002 Wheels and Tires 2 04-13-2006 04:42 AM
E46 330 brake swap done Dredder Brakes 32 01-30-2006 03:10 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:32 AM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2017, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 97.05 k/114.17 k (14.99%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.