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Old 01-18-2002, 02:51 AM   #1
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8"? 8.5"?
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Old 01-18-2002, 02:54 AM   #2
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9.5 with +53mm offset
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Old 01-18-2002, 03:33 AM   #3
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9.5 with +53mm offset
Only on the front! the rear's can't go past 9"

and that's with coilovers...which increases clearance in the wheel well.. =)

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Old 01-18-2002, 12:14 PM   #4
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iirc, 8.5's will fit in the rear with +48mm offset
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Old 01-18-2002, 02:22 PM   #5
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Thats correct. 9" +50 fits in the back.

I just got my ADVAN RC II's in 17x8.5 +45.

Should I go 225 or 235 /45 on them?

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Old 01-18-2002, 02:32 PM   #6
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Alex,

Depending on your ride hieght, you may have clearance problems with the 225s rubbing near full lock up front. We had to hammer the crap out of the inner fenders to get the clearance we wanted.

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Old 01-18-2002, 02:43 PM   #7
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Gary, what's your wheel offset?

Isn't it true that with the lower offset, the wheels will 'stick out' farther making it less likely to rub?
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Only on the front! the rear's can't go past 9"

and that's with coilovers...which increases clearance in the wheel well.. =)

But why would you wanna run wider rear wheels/tires just in the rear of an AWD(50/50 split) car?
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there really is no limit, unless you dont want the wheel to stick out past the fender....
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Our wheels were 45mm offset.

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Old 01-18-2002, 06:59 PM   #11
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But why would you wanna run wider rear wheels/tires just in the rear of an AWD(50/50 split) car?
I think you misunderstand. They are saying the front can go wider than the rear.
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