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Old 05-19-2011, 01:59 AM   #1476
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check the back of your OZs and there should be castings/stamping of your PCD/offset/width and diameter.. my guess is either 17x7-17x8 if it has a 225/40.. if offset is +35 and you are only lowered 1.5" i dont see why you would rub at all.. thats a very mild drop.
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Old 05-19-2011, 08:26 PM   #1477
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check the back of your OZs and there should be castings/stamping of your PCD/offset/width and diameter.. my guess is either 17x7-17x8 if it has a 225/40.. if offset is +35 and you are only lowered 1.5" i dont see why you would rub at all.. thats a very mild drop.
stock fender wagon lowered 1.5" with a 17x8 +35 not rubbing?
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Old 05-21-2011, 12:38 PM   #1478
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hi im currently running 18x9.5 et38 225/40/18 with coilovers no camber ,roll and slight pull on fenders, im looking into getting some 18x 9.5 et 15 can anybody give me any info on if i need to run different tires or camber any info would great
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:57 PM   #1479
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hi im currently running 18x9.5 et38 225/40/18 with coilovers no camber ,roll and slight pull on fenders, im looking into getting some 18x 9.5 et 15 can anybody give me any info on if i need to run different tires or camber any info would great
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no camber?
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Old 05-21-2011, 05:58 PM   #1480
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Yes I run no camber what's your problem ?
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Old 05-21-2011, 08:19 PM   #1481
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Yes I run no camber what's your problem ?
so your alignment is 0* camber all around?
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Old 05-22-2011, 02:11 AM   #1482
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I never set the suspension up, i took it to a garage to set it up so as far as I'm aware the camber hasn't been adjusted, that's not my question though, if you don't want to help why comment does it make you feel good yeah ?
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:11 AM   #1483
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I never set the suspension up, i took it to a garage to set it up so as far as I'm aware the camber hasn't been adjusted, that's not my question though, if you don't want to help why comment does it make you feel good yeah ?
if you don't know jack about your own setup, maybe you should educate yourself.

also, common sense helps. but then again, if you know nothing about your own setup i guess it's too much to ask of you to understand the difference between +38 and +15.

does it make you feel good leaning on others for everything and not taking any responsibility for your own car?
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:15 AM   #1484
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Why you think I'm asking the question on here for, just some information about set up is all I'm asking
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:22 AM   #1485
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Course I know what the difference is that's not my question, if you don't wanna help don't comment, what a bell end !!!

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Old 05-22-2011, 08:51 PM   #1486
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Course I know what the difference is that's not my question, if you don't wanna help don't comment, what a bell end !!!
so let's say you know the difference and that you really are running 0* camber, the wheels you're looking at have an offset that's 23mm lower or 2.3cm.

now go look at your current setup and see if you have about an inch between the outer edge of your tires and the fenders. i bet you don't.

so if your tires really are like this |-| and not like this /-\, what do you think needs to be done so that you can accommodate an 18x9.5 +15 with the same tires?
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Old 05-23-2011, 08:07 AM   #1487
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Ok, I know I'm gonna have to run some camber, not a problem would I be wise to keep the same tire combo or should i should I go for another tire option???
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Old 05-23-2011, 10:08 AM   #1488
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Ok, I know I'm gonna have to run some camber, not a problem would I be wise to keep the same tire combo or should i should I go for another tire option???
it would be a good starting point, unless you're looking to have superstretch and your fenders sitting on the barrels of the wheels. i wouldn't go any narrower.
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:09 PM   #1489
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Thanks for the advice, I don't want to go narrower than a 225 if I can help it, if I give the arches a decent pull and dial in some camber can it be achieved quite sucessfuly??, I don't want to be running mega low prob just be sat on the tires, as roads are poor here, so maybe if I stiffen up the suspension a little that may help too?
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Old 06-08-2011, 09:25 PM   #1490
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***regardless of fit...there are bearings that will hate on you if you go with an offset that's rediculously out of spec!


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You make a good point . The optimal sizes never change, but the sedan is indeed more forgiving due to the fender flares. What I guess I'm saying is, just because the wheels fit, doesn't mean they are correct for the car .


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Old 06-08-2011, 09:42 PM   #1491
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***regardless of fit...there are bearings that will hate on you if you go with an offset that's rediculously out of spec!
that couldn't be any further from the truth. feel free to prove me wrong though.

i have yet to see any evidence of this being true.
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Old 06-09-2011, 03:59 PM   #1492
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:00 PM   #1493
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2011 WRX sedan
17x8.25 +25 235-45-17. Stock suspension. Potential problems?
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:16 PM   #1494
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tire is too tall to have an offset that low.

annnd.....personally i think narrow wheels at low offsets look stoopid.
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:27 PM   #1495
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would +30 fit over 4/2 subaru pistons?
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:38 PM   #1496
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would +30 fit over 4/2 subaru pistons?
a 17x7 +53, 17x7.5 +53, and 16x7 +53 clear...but not a 16x6.5 +55. what do you think?

worry more about your fenders.
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:13 PM   #1497
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stock bbs are 17x8 et+53
thinking about getting wedsport tc105n.
17x8 et+42 or +49 with stock tire sizes 225/45r17.
which one would fit best on stock suspension?
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Old 07-01-2011, 10:43 AM   #1498
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17x8 +49 would but why would you buy another set of 17x8s? i'm not even sure if the tc105n will clear the front brembos with a 17x8 +49.
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reason being is that i would to like to stay as close to stock configuration as possible with the advantage of a lighter wheel.
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reason being is that i would to like to stay as close to stock configuration as possible with the advantage of a lighter wheel.
if the 17x8 +49 clear brembos, those would be more ideal.
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