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Old 04-04-2011, 01:35 PM   #351
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what offset would u reccomend
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Old 04-04-2011, 09:42 PM   #352
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Wheel Specs: Drag DR-31 18x9 +38
Tire and Specs: Falken Azenis RT-615, 245/40/18
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Fenders Modifications: rears rolled, fronts pulled
Wheel Spacers: 3mm spacers

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Old 04-05-2011, 02:52 AM   #353
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very nice looking car.

were the spacers necessary? or did you do it for a more flush look?
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:19 AM   #354
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Asked around but got different answers...
Drag DR 31's 18x9 +38
Stock suspension.

What kind of tires should i go for?
Dont want to roll or pull fenders if its not necessary.
Getting BC coilovers Soon.
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Old 04-05-2011, 09:05 AM   #355
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Asked around but got different answers...
Drag DR 31's 18x9 +38
Stock suspension.

What kind of tires should i go for?
Dont want to roll or pull fenders if its not necessary.
Getting BC coilovers Soon.
You could probably do 255/35/18 tires on stock suspension with no roll, but once you get the coilovers you'll need a roll. You could always go narrower, but then you'll have stretched tires since you're on 9" wheels.
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:38 AM   #356
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You could probably do 255/35/18 tires on stock suspension with no roll, but once you get the coilovers you'll need a roll. You could always go narrower, but then you'll have stretched tires since you're on 9" wheels.

Umm... everything I've seen says no chance at all of fitting that without rolling on a narrow body...

30mm farther out? That's alot. Certainly alot more then I have clearance for on my 09'...

I wanted to do 255/35R18's on mine also, but was looking at +48mm wheels and I think that might still need a sight roll...

If I'm wrong, I'd certainly like to know, I'd much rather run some +44mm with 255's...
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:07 PM   #357
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Umm... everything I've seen says no chance at all of fitting that without rolling on a narrow body...

30mm farther out? That's alot. Certainly alot more then I have clearance for on my 09'...
And what is your suspension setup?
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:56 PM   #358
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Just picked up some tenzo cusco wheels 18x9 +37

just saving up for some BC BR's and fender rolls and then they will be on
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:29 PM   #359
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very nice looking car.

were the spacers necessary? or did you do it for a more flush look?
Spacers definitely weren't necessary. Trying for flush without rubbing. I'm still tweaking everything. I created a thread about my car tramlining after putting my summers back on and I think my alignment is off in the front. Without going into a huge long rant, let's just say I'm eagerly awaiting the RCE camber plates to come out so I won't have to run the aftermarket camber bolts upfront anymore.

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Asked around but got different answers...
Drag DR 31's 18x9 +38
Stock suspension.

What kind of tires should i go for?
Dont want to roll or pull fenders if its not necessary.
Getting BC coilovers Soon.
You want too much my friend. Pick one. Either you don't want to roll or you don't want stretch. On the wheels you have right now you're gonna get either or, not both. If you run a 225 you won't have to roll (i don't think) but you're gonna have crazy stretch. Even on a 235 you'll have stretch and need to probably roll the rears. My 245's are just barely not stretched and I had to roll. Maybe ask thatkhmer. He runs 235's on Drag DR-31 18x9 +38. It really all depends on the tire. 255's, and you'll definitely need to roll.

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You could probably do 255/35/18 tires on stock suspension with no roll, but once you get the coilovers you'll need a roll. You could always go narrower, but then you'll have stretched tires since you're on 9" wheels.
No, I found out the hard way on stock suspension. You need to roll the rears for these wheels.

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Umm... everything I've seen says no chance at all of fitting that without rolling on a narrow body...

30mm farther out? That's alot. Certainly alot more then I have clearance for on my 09'...

I wanted to do 255/35R18's on mine also, but was looking at +48mm wheels and I think that might still need a sight roll...

If I'm wrong, I'd certainly like to know, I'd much rather run some +44mm with 255's...
Not positive, but you're gonna run into suspension clearance issues when running 255's on a 48 offset. I think you'll need those 44 offset wheels to clear the suspension with that wide of a tire.

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And what is your suspension setup?
I think Breezio runs The GTWORX/Bilstein Impeza Cup Sport Kit. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:01 PM   #360
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I didn't think it would scrape TOO bad on the stock suspension since it's the same diameter as the stock wheels/tires and there's tons of wheel gap when it's not lowered, but then again it is an 18x9 +38 so it pokes out a good amount more than stock.
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:41 PM   #361
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And what is your suspension setup?
RCE/Bilstein/Yellows.

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Not positive, but you're gonna run into suspension clearance issues when running 255's on a 48 offset. I think you'll need those 44 offset wheels to clear the suspension with that wide of a tire.
I totally agree, that's why I'm not shooting the direction anymore.


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I didn't think it would scrape TOO bad on the stock suspension since it's the same diameter as the stock wheels/tires and there's tons of wheel gap when it's not lowered, but then again it is an 18x9 +38 so it pokes out a good amount more than stock.
I understand, I just figure that since the stock suspension is so soft, those wheels are going to get all the way up to the fender under any heavy cornering or large bumps.
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Old 04-06-2011, 11:11 AM   #362
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Yeah, one good change in elevations on a freeway and you'll rub those fenders at that width and offset. Keep in mind you can adjust the dampening on coilovers so you could essential lessen the wheel travel even though you're lower to keep rubbing to a minimum.

The stock suspension is just way too soft and has too much suspension travel to run an aggressive setup and not rub. Roll the rear fenders for peace of mind.

I also have my camber set to -2.4 in the rear to avoid rubbing my rolled rear fenders.
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Old 04-06-2011, 05:47 PM   #363
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what offset would u reccomend
+44 with 8.5 width and a 235 (18") clears. Maybe you could fit a 245 with this set-up.
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Old 04-06-2011, 05:50 PM   #364
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+44 with 8.5 width and a 235 (18") clears. Maybe you could fit a 245 with this set-up.
I have stock struts with tanabe GF210 springs.
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Old 04-07-2011, 02:11 PM   #365
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Wheel Specs: Work emotion cr Kai's 17x9 +44
Tire and Specs: Hankook sport k104 245/40
Suspension: stock for now. rce/bilstein combo soon. 20mm front, 15mm rear.
Fender Modification: will be rolling rear soon but atm no, no rubbing.
Wheel Spacers: none.
about a 15mm clearance between inner rim/tire and front strut. next tire will probably be 255/40 depending on if clearance changes with rce/bilstein kit. in the second pic the front wheel seems to stick out pretty far, looking at the car now it doesnt seem as much.



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How much do those wheels weight?
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Old 04-07-2011, 02:13 PM   #366
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Love my new wheels, gold RPF1's 17x8 +45 w/ 235/45 Continental Extreme DWS on stock suspension.

I love those wheels. What lugs are you using?
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Old 04-07-2011, 02:16 PM   #367
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Volk CE28N
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Therefore effective offset: +41
Tire: Hankook V12 255/40 17

Front and rear fenders are rolled; no rub at all; no vibrations. Tire barely clears inside.
Suspension: BC Racing type-BR, lowered to "two finger" gaps all around.
Camber specs: 2.7F / 2.3R



Rear:




Front:




How do you like the Hancook V12 im thinking about either getting those or star specs in 255/40/17
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Old 04-14-2011, 01:38 PM   #368
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What kind of camber bolts/kit do you use for the front and rear?
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Old 04-14-2011, 03:35 PM   #369
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How do you like the Hancook V12 im thinking about either getting those or star specs in 255/40/17
Hankook V12's are two completely different classes of tires. The Hankook V12's I use as a tire for daily driving, and star specs for track days only.
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Old 04-14-2011, 05:33 PM   #370
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Looking at picking up a used set of 18x8 +35 offset 5x100 OZ Superleggera.

I am running stock suspension right now, but plan on getting STI Pinks and keeping the stock struts.

Would I clear my brakes and suspension and am I going to run into problems with rubbing?

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Old 04-15-2011, 02:11 AM   #371
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siiick lookin wheels here
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Old 04-17-2011, 02:28 PM   #372
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just got new wheels and tires. rota tarmac3 18x8 +48 offset. tires are bridgestone potenza re11 235/40/18. these tires are worlds better than my old kuhmo asx allseasons.
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Old 04-17-2011, 03:12 PM   #373
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Nice wrb gold. Can't wait for my gold Prodrive GT1's.
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Old 04-17-2011, 03:51 PM   #374
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Nice wrb gold. Can't wait for my gold Prodrive GT1's.
thanks. i had hyperblack g-forces before. they are gonna be winter wheels now. i always wanted gold wheels.
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Old 04-18-2011, 12:46 AM   #375
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Wheels: 18x9.5 +30 Linea Corse Lemans in Hyper Silver with Polished Lip
Tires: 235/40/18 Bridgestone Adrenalin RE001
Suspension: Bc Racing Coilovers
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