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Old 06-16-2009, 10:38 PM   #1
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About to purchase some wheels rotas svn 17x8 +48 offset, would like to know if I'd have any problem with fitment. Car is 07 wrx wagon with stock struts with epic springs. Thanks.
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Old 06-16-2009, 11:13 PM   #2
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dunno about those springs......most likely junk

but the wheels are fine
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Old 06-16-2009, 11:14 PM   #3
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so I will have problems with rubbing?
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Old 06-16-2009, 11:31 PM   #4
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pick some springs that are a known quantity...

EPIC???....never heard of 'em

do NOT try to slam the ****ing thing...that just ****s things up


the wheels are fine as long as it isnt slammed
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Epic engineering? I thought they were a good spring(maybe I'm wrong), same as the prodrive blues I thought? Car isnt slammed. But thanks for your help.
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anyone have 17x8 on their wagon?
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Old 06-17-2009, 07:10 AM   #7
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Epic engineering? I thought they were a good spring(maybe I'm wrong), same as the prodrive blues I thought? Car isnt slammed. But thanks for your help.
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anyone have 17x8 on their wagon?


no

im just blowin sunshine up yer ass
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You should be OK with a 225/45-17 tire, but you can't go wider than that.

Never heard of Epic springs either. Epic fail?
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You should be OK with a 225/45-17 tire, but you can't go wider than that.

Never heard of Epic springs either. Epic fail?
i know of several guys that have 235/40 and 245/40 tires on 17x8 wheels on wagons of seveal different years

no issues...no rubbing...no rolling

depends on camber(bolts or not) and offset

an 06 will be fine with the Rotas and(most) 235/40 tires...and nothing else
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thanks for all the input, i appreciate it.
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245/40 needs at least 8.5" of width...
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245/40 needs at least 8.5" of width...


you AGAIN




just exactly WHERE the **** does this say ANYWHERE that you need an 8.5" wheel for this tire???

HINT: NOWHERE

SO....just stop.....stop

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Old 06-17-2009, 10:11 PM   #13
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hmm, that ones close.

40 sidwall is generally no more than 20% wider. 245/40 on an 8" rim is 20.6%

Some manufacturer's apparently don't care about the extra .6%, others do.
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hmm, that ones close.

40 sidwall is generally no more than 20% wider. 245/40 on an 8" rim is 20.6%

Some manufacturer's apparently don't care about the extra .6%, others do.
find me ONE....mainstream tire



just ONE

and just ****ing stop with the stupid...irrelevant ****ing numbers

bloody wankers and their bloody bleeding numbers
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I ran 245/40-17 tires on 17x8's without issues.

Anyway...I just said 225/45-17 because I can 99% guarantee they'll fit.
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