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Old 11-05-2012, 11:27 AM   #1001
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18x9.5 et35 Rota G-Forces 225/40/18..rolled fenders stretched and poked
Aren't those 18x9 +35? What are your alignment specs?
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:22 PM   #1002
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Can anyone give me info on some wheels I want to get?
I have a 2013 WRX hatch (same specs as 2012)
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XXR 527 18x9.75 +20
Not sure about tire size. I don't want meaty tires. I was thinking 235/40.
Someone please tell me if I would need to roll fenders(which I don't doubt) and what suspension I should get. I was thinking bc coils.
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:34 PM   #1003
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Can anyone give me info on some wheels I want to get?
I have a 2013 WRX hatch (same specs as 2012)
I want:
XXR 527 18x9.75 +20
Not sure about tire size. I don't want meaty tires. I was thinking 235/40.
Someone please tell me if I would need to roll fenders(which I don't doubt) and what suspension I should get. I was thinking bc coils.
Wrong thread brah. Here:
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2155863
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:04 PM   #1004
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Can anyone give me info on some wheels I want to get?
I have a 2013 WRX hatch (same specs as 2012)
I want:
XXR 527 18x9.75 +20
Not sure about tire size. I don't want meaty tires. I was thinking 235/40.
Someone please tell me if I would need to roll fenders(which I don't doubt) and what suspension I should get. I was thinking bc coils.
You're going to have a good amount of stretch with 235/40s on an 18x9.75 wheel. If you want to stick with a 235/40 tire, I wouldn't go larger than an 8.5-9" wheel (9" will still have stretch).
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:32 AM   #1005
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Not sure if I posted this here yet but here we go.
Yes I have a 2.5i but it has the same body style as you guys so I figured it might be helpful.
Wheels: 17x8+35 Enkei PF01's
Tires:Hankook Ventus V12 Evo's 245/45/17- got them with wheels for dirt cheap
suspension: lowered on koni's/RCE yellows, not sure if it matters but I have whiteline rear shock bushings.
No fender mods at all (no roll, no pull)
Very very slight rubbing in the rear with full car and cornering very aggressively.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:11 PM   #1006
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Nice choice in wheels. And those are some big meats!
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:15 AM   #1007
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Anybody running any 17x9 45 offset RPF1s? I've seen some FRS/BRZ guys running them successfully but with some possible BBK issues (if applicable). Curious if any WRX owners are driving on them.
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:33 PM   #1008
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Anybody running any 17x9 45 offset RPF1s? I've seen some FRS/BRZ guys running them successfully but with some possible BBK issues (if applicable). Curious if any WRX owners are driving on them.
searching helps......

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...3&postcount=14

and no, they won't clear brembos without a massive spacer.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:06 PM   #1009
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Hello all- so i just got done reading this thread and last night I read the 37 pages of the Drag wheel thread and haven't seen a straight answer to this. Looking at Drag Dr-31 +38 for my 09 WRX hatch. This will be for a summer/autox setup. I would like to run 255/40s (either Star Specs or Ventus RS3s) but i'm guessing i'll rub.

Car specs:
stock rear springs
STI front springs (so ~0.8" drop over stock in front)
Eibach adjustable F/R sways
Rear strut on order

The wheel/tire setup won't be ordered until spring but i'd liek to gather info in the mean time. Will 255/40 be too much tire and result in rubbing? Could also run 245 but this will be for autox so i want the tire to properly fit the wheel. I would like to have your guys opinion on what would work best.

Thanks for the input!
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:19 PM   #1010
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Hello all- so i just got done reading this thread and last night I read the 37 pages of the Drag wheel thread and haven't seen a straight answer to this. Looking at Drag Dr-31 +38 for my 09 WRX hatch. This will be for a summer/autox setup. I would like to run 255/40s (either Star Specs or Ventus RS3s) but i'm guessing i'll rub.

Car specs:
stock rear springs
STI front springs (so ~0.8" drop over stock in front)
Eibach adjustable F/R sways
Rear strut on order

The wheel/tire setup won't be ordered until spring but i'd liek to gather info in the mean time. Will 255/40 be too much tire and result in rubbing? Could also run 245 but this will be for autox so i want the tire to properly fit the wheel. I would like to have your guys opinion on what would work best.

Thanks for the input!
I'm guessing you mean the 9's.

Since you mention autox, the big question is what class will you run in - buying new wheels might put you in a class you won't be competitive in.

Honestly just find a 17x8 +45-58 with a 236 or 245, and call it good. You don't need big wheels.
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:22 AM   #1011
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Yes sorry DR-31 in 17x9, it was getting late when I typed that. I'm thinking either 17x9 +38 with 255x40s or 17x8 +47 / +35 with 245s.

In regards to the autox, I'm run BSP against corvettes and Porsches with slicks. Looking for all the help I can get without going slicks myself. Also, in order to not get too wheels crazy (this setup will be my fourth set for the car) I'd like to get something I can drive to the event, race, and then drive home.

With all that said, 255 will likely be too much tire/wheel and result in rubbing?
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:07 PM   #1012
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It should rub with 17x9 +38's and 255/40's. Assuming no fender mods.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:55 PM   #1013
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I find it impossible to find myself some sexy 17x9's, I'm to picky but the last ones posted are pretty straight.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:06 PM   #1014
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Okay, I'll do some research on what's available in the 17x8 variety and 245/40. Thanks for the input!
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:33 PM   #1015
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:06 AM   #1016
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:53 AM   #1017
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Isn't it bad to run staggered wheels on a subaru??
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:18 AM   #1018
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hes probably running the same tires size front and rear which will fine (still not ideal, due to the increased stretch the diameter is probably slightly off front/rear, but probably within tolerance).

too bad his car is total failure. no suspension travel, retardedly stretched tires. tires are probably something like 205/30/18 or 225/30/18 on 9-10" wide wheels..., the sidewall and overall diameter looks tiny.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:30 AM   #1019
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searching helps......

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...3&postcount=14

and no, they won't clear brembos without a massive spacer.
reading helps too, he asked about +45 fitment, you linked +35 fitment.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:46 AM   #1020
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Isn't it bad to run staggered wheels on a subaru??
Yes it's bad running staggered on a subaru. That will ruin the center differential.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:36 PM   #1021
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hes probably running the same tires size front and rear which will fine (still not ideal, due to the increased stretch the diameter is probably slightly off front/rear, but probably within tolerance).

too bad his car is total failure. no suspension travel, retardedly stretched tires. tires are probably something like 205/30/18 or 225/30/18 on 9-10" wide wheels..., the sidewall and overall diameter looks tiny.
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Yes it's bad running staggered on a subaru. That will ruin the center differential.
The car is most likely an auto an thus, fwd. stagger all you want.

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reading helps too, he asked about +45 fitment, you linked +35 fitment.
Really? I linked that because he's running a lower offset with a proper sized tire. A +45 will provide even more room than the linked post. Logic.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:51 PM   #1022
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You fell for that poppy?))
difficult to understand what you write)
I have AWD, works fine. same tires 205/35/18. front and rear.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:54 PM   #1023
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hes probably running the same tires size front and rear which will fine (still not ideal, due to the increased stretch the diameter is probably slightly off front/rear, but probably within tolerance).

too bad his car is total failure. no suspension travel, retardedly stretched tires. tires are probably something like 205/30/18 or 225/30/18 on 9-10" wide wheels..., the sidewall and overall diameter looks tiny.

XYZ SS + suspension lifted nut. all works well and good.
Failure? you show me your car, maybe we do not talk about.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:23 PM   #1024
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You fell for that poppy?))
difficult to understand what you write)
I have AWD, works fine. same tires 205/35/18. front and rear.
Same size tires does not equal same rolling diameter or circumference, and there is still different grip tolerances between front and rear.

If your car is an auto, pull the fuse and you'll be OK. Otherwise, you'll be burning your center diff prematurely.
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:24 PM   #1025
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did a russian guy really just say "poppy" as in "papi"? LOLOLOL
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