I Tires are rubbing against the wheel hub. Is there a way to raise my 1997 328i BMW ?

Asked by Apr 01, 2014 at 01:44 PM about the 1997 BMW 3 Series 328i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought new rims I like and they rub against the wheel hub. Can I raise the car about 2" more to give clearance to the new rims?

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Not really... you might be able to swap out the springs with a BMW X5 or X3 to add some lift but no one really wants to "raise" their cars now a days! What I would do in your case is have the fenders rolled and pulled by a professional. Check out this place in Maryland http://www.iagperformance.com/fender_rolling_service.html I'm sure you can find a company in your area as well. I hope this helps.

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