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Old 08-12-2009, 05:36 PM   #1
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HAs any one had there stock Sti BBS rims cut and have material added to widen them? I love the look of my bbs rims but i want them wider.
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:42 PM   #2
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They are forged so I don't know if it is good idea, or even possible. You can find others that look similar and are wider.
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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i know a local wheel shop that does this process all the time i was just wondering if any one has done it cause i was wondering if they had clearance issues
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:54 PM   #4
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Well, you're not going to be changing the distance between the hub and the outer edge so you'll be adding width and offset at the same time. If you make them 17x8.5" That would make them +65 or so. I can't see that fitting.

And again, this is epically stupid. These are forged rims designed to maximize offset. These aren't some two piece deep dish high weight capacity wheels. They can't take the stress. Period.
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Old 08-12-2009, 06:09 PM   #5
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i was going to make them 10 inch wide and put a 6 inch spacer on. i want the wheel to stick out kinda far from the car. kinda like the old mexican style
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they do it all the time in mexican town in detroit i love the look
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youre in Detroit, check out weldcraft in plymouth, theyve been doing this for years for drag racing. Both widening and narrowing.
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my friend works at weldcraft. Hes a welder thats who was going to do it but i need some specs. I measured it all out now i kinda have an idea. The mexican thing was a joke
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my friend works at weldcraft. Hes a welder thats who was going to do it but i need some specs. I measured it all out now i kinda have an idea. The mexican thing was a joke
Widening the forged BBS's is a joke.

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