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Old 09-26-2012, 05:27 PM   #1161
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Originally Posted by _davin View Post
So winter setups aren't discussed here much but this seems like the appropriate thread. I've been thinking about picking up some steelies and someone pointed out to me that they need to be 16"s to clear WRX brakes. Before I was looking at 14"s since tires are so damn cheap with that diameter, and the thought just occurred to me, I was thinking about getting spacers for the stockers anyway. So now I'm wondering if it would be practical, and I can't think why not. There's lots of 14"s on CL for $100 or less, along with the tire savings would probably pay for the spacers. Anyone have an idea what the offset of most 14" steelies are or what size spacers would be necessary?
Mostly talking out loud here.
14"s wont fit. only specifically designed 15" rally wheels (Braid, Enkei RCG4, Team Dynamics are the only ones that come to mind) due to the absence of a dropped center on the wheel.

Basically......unless buying very specific 15" wheels, you need 16's.
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