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Old 04-29-2010, 11:27 PM   #15
domestic_abuser
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Originally Posted by sc00by4life View Post
for a daily, like jdmboy said, the only real advantage is a wider selection of wheel sizing options....and even for your use, thats probably not that much of a "plus" to the conversion.

keep in mind that if you do the 5x114.3 conversion, you'll need the entire rear end from the same year sti as well.
Keep in mind if you plan on using the rear STi Brembo setup you will have to swap to either JDM STi rear hubs or 04 STi rear hubs.

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Originally Posted by Molotov View Post
currently considering 17x9 +22 & 255-65/45/17
yeah, i suppose this offset may be considered as outrageous
This really isn't to bad, there are plenty of guys running setups like this for a good while now without any wheel bearing issues. You can also look into the 6gun setup that allows you to use the 05+ wheel bearings.
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