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Old 11-17-2008, 07:52 PM   #1
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ok so i keep getting crazy answers to this question maybe some one here with lots of knowlege can help

im wanting to get the enkei nt03 in a 17x9.5 with a 44 offset, i know i will need to roll the fenders but will i need to run spacers in the front and can these be put on using stock suspension, no coilovers

i keep getting a mixed responce from people also will i need to roll front and rear or just the front
thanx for the help
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:47 PM   #2
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What size tires? What are you alignment specs?
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:51 PM   #3
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:54 PM   #4
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http://t3hclap.com/archives/11 take a look here pm him he will tell you what is needed and how big a tire you can fit
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Old 11-18-2008, 10:21 AM   #5
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those will clear the brakes without spacers and will work on the stock struts.

will it rub? that's a whole different question.

are you on stock springs as well?

what sort of camber adjustment do you have?

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Old 11-18-2008, 12:01 PM   #6
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those will clear the brakes without spacers and will work on the stock struts.

will it rub? that's a whole different question.

are you on stock springs as well?

what sort of camber adjustment do you have?

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im on totally stock suspension, i have never touched it at all, im gonna run a 245 40 17 tire, and my bubdy is gonna roll the fenders for me.
should i roll front and rear or just the rear?
ok so i wont need spacers, bastards told me i would haha
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:52 PM   #7
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If you're only going to run a 245/40-17 tire, why bother with a 9.5" wide wheel?
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Old 11-18-2008, 03:04 PM   #8
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im on totally stock suspension, i have never touched it at all, im gonna run a 245 40 17 tire, and my bubdy is gonna roll the fenders for me.
should i roll front and rear or just the rear?
ok so i wont need spacers, bastards told me i would haha
you familiar with the process to "roll" the rear fenders?

http://t3hclap.com/archives/49

you can't simply roll them.

if you're sticking to a 245/40/17 you should be ok on the stock suspension with some extra camber in the front (-1.5 or so).

it may poke a little.

are you going to upgrade the springs?

RCE Blacks would be a good choice if you don't want to lower much but still want to be able to run the 9.5s once you modified the rear fenders.
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Old 11-18-2008, 03:17 PM   #9
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you familiar with the process to "roll" the rear fenders?

http://t3hclap.com/archives/49

you can't simply roll them.

if you're sticking to a 245/40/17 you should be ok on the stock suspension with some extra camber in the front (-1.5 or so).

it may poke a little.

are you going to upgrade the springs?

RCE Blacks would be a good choice if you don't want to lower much but still want to be able to run the 9.5s once you modified the rear fenders.
how can i get it to pull in almost flush?
yeah at some point i will lower my car alittle either the rce or the prodrives, or if my tax return is good enough i will eventually get coilovers, but i just wanted to be sure that i could run these wheels with a stock set up first
yeah im pretty famillure with the process one of my car friends has been doing it for about 5 years now
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:09 PM   #10
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click the link. the 05-07 fenders are not the same as the others.

you can't do a conventional "roll"

you'll most likely just need to add some camber bolts front and rear to get camber to -1.5 front and matching -1.5 to -1.7 rear.
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:14 PM   #11
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ok cool, so it is possible for this to be done on stock suspension, and the place i take it to should know what there doing then as far as the whole allignment and camber thing
and i should buy the spacers then right they lied to me haha?

again thanx for all the help
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:45 PM   #12
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there was a guy running these wheels with 275s on them on the stock struts with RCE blacks.

stock camber cannot get you where you need to be.

but if you're only going for a 245 a 9" +45mm would require less work and be a better match.
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:51 PM   #13
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there was a guy running these wheels with 275s on them on the stock struts with RCE blacks.

stock camber cannot get you where you need to be.

but if you're only going for a 245 a 9" +45mm would require less work and be a better match.
thanx man !!!! im excited now for my new wheels!!

how did that guy adjust his camber enought to run a 275 tire
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:56 PM   #14
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they poked.

he also had front camber plates.
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:16 PM   #15
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they poked.

he also had front camber plates.
all the way around poked or just the front or rear, not that i want to run that huge of a tire but that pretty awsome haha

do you tink i should get camber bolts before i go in or just wait to see if i need them, if so what ones are good
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:57 AM   #16
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get the ingalls one from summit.

14mm WRX ones

they are only $16 a pair.
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Old 12-28-2008, 02:48 AM   #17
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hey i changed my mind on wheels will i still be able to fit a 17x9 with a 38 offset with stock suspension
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