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Old 08-31-2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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just curious i was looking into trading my car in soon and getting a new wrx just curious to what the biggest/widest combo would fit? i think they look like crap with the skinny wheels so some help would be sweet!
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:40 PM   #2
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how big do you want to go?
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:12 AM   #3
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big/ wide as i can without rubbing or modification to fenders
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Is wheel size what's important to you or tire size?
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:25 AM   #5
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well i would like to run 18's at least i am not sure if 19's would fit or not? i would like a semi low pro tire nothing to big
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no fender mods? 19x8+ or 18x8+ with an offset in the +45-48 range and 235s.
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cool so 19's would fit? with 235's and the off set in that range?
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for the most part. safe specs with a safe tire size.
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Wait, so you want wheel diameter to be maximized? You can do 20"s on a WRX if you really want to. I am confused. Do you want wheel diameter, wheel width, or tire width?
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no sorry i wasnt clear width is most important because i would like to be as clost to flush as possible on the new body... BUT i dont want 17'' either so i was trying to see what the best option would be
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rim flush or tire flush?
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wow lol i never really thought about all this indepth about tires and wheels!

um i guess wheels i dont want the stretched tire look either
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good luck getting flush without fender work. i think you need to sit down and think about what you really want. wide wheels with wide tires and no fender work (even at stock ride height) is a no go, even more so with crap lowering springs that are too soft to hold the car up. pick a tire size, look at popular wheel specs, and read up on what's required to get that combo to fit without rubbing (which includes fender work, suspenion mods, camber settings, etc).
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17x8" +48 245/40/17
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