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Old 02-06-2013, 01:20 AM   #1526
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It is thinner so it will fit even easier than the 18x9.5
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Think about it, if a 18x9.5 will fit fine, a half inch smaller width wheel with the same size tire and offsets will obviously fit fine.. It'll have even more clearance
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this is why you need to learn how to use offset calculators to calculate comparable fitments with different size wheels...

use some common sense.

Thanks for the reply and I'm sorry if I ask this kind of questions. As I've said, I have no knowledge on this kind of things and I don't know how or where to get a offset calculator. My last car before the WRX is a 2003 rav 4 and I didn't even care about the wheels when I had the rav 4. I haven't seen a 18x9 and 18x9.5 up close nor know what will be the difference on fitting. Again, sorry if I offended anyone here with the question and thanks for the educational replies.
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:22 AM   #1527
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Is anyone running Fifteen52 RSL Tarmacs in 18x9.5 on their '11+ WRX?

Link to the wheels: Here

From what I have read/understand, an 18x9.5 +40et should fit with no issues except for a slight roll depending on the tire. I am curious to see what they would look like on an '11+ WRX.
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:45 PM   #1528
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Question 17x9 +42 with 255/40R17

Hi Guyz,
anyone running Rota Grids 17x9 +42 with 255/40R17 on a 2011 WRX with stock suspension, no fender rolls?
i've hunted around this thread, but haven't seen this exact set up yet. i'm hoping to run this set up without having to roll the fenders.
Thx
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:10 PM   #1529
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Hi Guyz,
anyone running Rota Grids 17x9 +42 with 255/40R17 on a 2011 WRX with stock suspension, no fender rolls?
i've hunted around this thread, but haven't seen this exact set up yet. i'm hoping to run this set up without having to roll the fenders.
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I had those same wheels with a 235 tire. I was lowered a lot but it almost rubbed. I think you could maybe do it but if you lower at all there's no way.
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:21 PM   #1530
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Hi Guyz,
anyone running Rota Grids 17x9 +42 with 255/40R17 on a 2011 WRX with stock suspension, no fender rolls?
i've hunted around this thread, but haven't seen this exact set up yet. i'm hoping to run this set up without having to roll the fenders.
Thx
You're perfectly fine. No issues at stock height.
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:41 PM   #1531
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Thanks for the reply and I'm sorry if I ask this kind of questions. As I've said, I have no knowledge on this kind of things and I don't know how or where to get a offset calculator.

Here is a calculator for your needs. Enter your factory wheel specs in the "current" section.
http://www.1010tires.com/WheelOffsetCalculator.asp
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:49 PM   #1532
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Here is a calculator for your needs. Enter your factory wheel specs in the "current" section.
http://www.1010tires.com/WheelOffsetCalculator.asp
Thank You so much
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:22 PM   #1533
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Is anyone running Fifteen52 RSL Tarmacs in 18x9.5 on their '11+ WRX?

Link to the wheels: Here

From what I have read/understand, an 18x9.5 +40et should fit with no issues except for a slight roll depending on the tire. I am curious to see what they would look like on an '11+ WRX.
I haven't seen the Tarmac on one yet. The Rotiform NUE is similar.
http://unlimitedautocraft.blurmotions.com/?p=110
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:18 PM   #1534
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I had those same wheels with a 235 tire. I was lowered a lot but it almost rubbed. I think you could maybe do it but if you lower at all there's no way.
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You're perfectly fine. No issues at stock height.
Thanks much. Should make a sweet daily driver.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:50 PM   #1535
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Want to get these wheels they are 18x8.5 +30

what tire size should i get?
And should I only need a fender roll?
thanks!
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:54 PM   #1536
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Want to get these wheels they are 18x8.5 +30

what tire size should i get?
And should I only need a fender roll?
thanks!
Way to low. Stock WRX offset is +53 (or 55 can't remember. Try to stick with around +40 You will have to get a roll, run stretched tires, camber ect.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:56 PM   #1537
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what about 18x9.5 +35?? and thank you for the reply!

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Old 02-06-2013, 08:30 PM   #1538
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Would a 06 WRX be ok on a +45 offset wheel that is 17x7.5? No drop and on stock suspension, for now.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:42 PM   #1539
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:45 PM   #1540
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Would a 06 WRX be ok on a +45 offset wheel that is 17x7.5? No drop and on stock suspension, for now.
That sounds like you will be just fine, bit your in the wrong thread bro, read the title.
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:26 PM   #1541
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Well I personally said **** it I'm going to run 255/35s on my 8.75" width wheel, even though it has a tread width of 9.5". The 245 you are referring to has a tread width of 9". Here is a link to a 2011 wrx with 18x8.5" wheels and 245/40/18 PSS:

http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/suspen...rx-2011-a.html

As you can see, it doesn't appear to bulge too dramatically, and you clearly are benefiting from the wider tread. For comparison, a 255 PSS had 9.5" tread while a 255 Hankook v12 Evo has only 8.7"!! Almost a full inch of difference between tread width, which is clearly substantial. So like I said I'm going to run 255's on my 8.75" wide wheels, it should bulge only ever so slightly than the car in the above link, which I don't think will be too bad. I like the meaty look anyways as long as it is proper fitment
Thanks for the response! Judging by what I can tell from those pics, I will probably want to lower things a bit, but otherwise, I think 245/35/18 should work out pretty well with the PSS on the 8.5 wheels.

I appreciate the useful info - and good luck with your 255's - I hope they work out the way you want!
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:33 PM   #1542
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That sounds like you will be just fine, bit your in the wrong thread bro, read the title.
Thanks, my bad I did this at work, but I appreciate the assistance.
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Old 02-07-2013, 01:39 PM   #1543
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2012 WRX Wagon - looking at a set of Konig 18x8 +45 with 245/40/18... I'm thinking I should be good but I just want to confirm.
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2012 WRX Wagon - looking at a set of Konig 18x8 +45 with 245/40/18... I'm thinking I should be good but I just want to confirm.
You're perfectly fine... Read the thread...
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Old 02-07-2013, 01:55 PM   #1545
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You're perfectly fine... Read the thread...
Just saw the bore is 73.1... that's a huge difference no?
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Old 02-07-2013, 02:07 PM   #1546
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Just saw the bore is 73.1... that's a huge difference no?
It is, you need hubcentric rings that reduce down to 56.1mm
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Old 02-07-2013, 02:09 PM   #1547
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It is, you need hubcentric rings that reduce down to 56.1mm
just read that and was about to post.. shoulda done a bit more homework before posting!

Thank you
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:57 PM   #1548
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Can someone help me out… I have a 2013 WRX and am thinking about getting a set of Work Cr Kais that are 18x9.5 et38. Can I run these on the rear without having to roll my fenders? Thanks!
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:46 PM   #1549
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Can someone help me out… I have a 2013 WRX and am thinking about getting a set of Work Cr Kais that are 18x9.5 et38. Can I run these on the rear without having to roll my fenders? Thanks!
Read the first god dam page of this thread... Jesus lazy people...
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:55 PM   #1550
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"Read the first god dam page of this thread... Jesus lazy people...[/quote]"

Just like I said , close this thread cause everything has been discussed...... pft^^^

Let him ask the question a thousand times if he wants , it's a forum, an open place for discussion ... Jesus
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