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Old 06-12-2009, 02:57 AM   #1
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Default 2008 STI 5 Spoke rims and BBS rims interchangeable?

Hey guys,

I was just wondering if the 5 spoke stock STI rims were interchangeable with the BBS rims?

The reason i'm asking is because I would like to use the 5 spoke for winter driving and the BBS ones for non-winter driving. Would there need to be any modifications/adjustments made when i'm switching out the tires/rims.

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-SoaP
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:32 AM   #2
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Depends. What kind of car do you have as those are 5x114.3 wheels. I am not sure on the specs though for those wheels. I think they are fairly heavy though (something like 27.5 lbs) or maybe I was looking at a different wheel from the newer models.
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Old 06-12-2009, 09:15 AM   #3
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If you own an 08-09 STi, There is no problem with switching between those wheels.
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Old 06-12-2009, 09:48 AM   #4
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The only issue would be with the TPMS, having to get it resynced when you swap wheels.. or just living with the light.
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Old 06-12-2009, 11:04 AM   #5
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even the older bbs wheels (minus the 04) work on the 08/09.
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