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Old 01-18-2013, 02:06 AM   #1726
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The money you save buying XXRs will disappear when one fails and you have to spend it all and then some more on repairs. they might be the ****tiest wheels ever made....even Pep Boys won't sell them. I have even seen one that wasn't completely round and wouldn't hold air. Do you want that on a $30,000 car.....or any car for that matter?
I know a few shops that run XXRs for their performance cars because of the weight. They're not as ****ty as Rotas. I ran XXRs for a long time never had a problem. I'm not trying to bit*h and say don't buy nice wheels...no need to hate cause I can't afford Rotiforms
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:17 AM   #1727
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2008 wrx stock suspension (waiting on RCE tarmac 2 coils to arrive)
but im about to purchase volk te37s 17x8 which give u the option to choose 38mm or 44mm offset, which offset will make my rims flush with fenders? and also planning on having 255/40/17 tires put on for spring/summer.

bascially what offset should i choose to get the flush fitment and would those tires fit without rubbing if i lower my car .5-1" ?
Having the same body style as you, I can the +38 is the better choice but it won't sit perfectly flush. To give you perspective I have 17x8+35 enkei's w/ 245/45/17 and I'm lowered about 1" on rce yellows w/ koni inserts. The 255's can be done but you may be a lot closer to the strut and fender itself.
Here's a horizontal shot, you can see I have very little camber and it still is about an inch from being flush.
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:13 AM   #1728
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I know a few shops that run XXRs for their performance cars because of the weight. They're not as ****ty as Rotas. I ran XXRs for a long time never had a problem. I'm not trying to bit*h and say don't buy nice wheels...no need to hate cause I can't afford Rotiforms
This is a joke post?

There is not one single reputable shop running XXR's.

And the fastest subarus in the country run rotas....rotas are actually a pretty high quality wheel, in contrast to soft, heavy, junk ass XXR's.

And brotiforms are gay as ****.

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Does anybody know if the faces of WORK VS-KF or SSR Vienna wheels will clear brembos without spacers?

I was interested in the rear wheels on this car, but does anyone know if they will clear brembos or not? If not, how much of a spacer will I need?
Not sure about the VSKF, but viennas or eurolines definitely don't. the spacer large enough to make them clear, would make them not fit your car.
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:15 AM   #1729
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:17 AM   #1730
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thanks alot kartracer3, so i should be good with the 38 then. Also do u have any side pics of your set up ?
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:23 AM   #1731
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This is a joke post?

There is not one single reputable shop running XXR's.

And the fastest subarus in the country run rotas....rotas are actually a pretty high quality wheel, in contrast to soft, heavy, junk ass XXR's.

And brotiforms are gay as ****.

Not sure about the VSKF, but viennas or eurolines definitely don't. the spacer large enough to make them clear, would make them not fit your car.
Hahahaha your a funny dude. I've cracked Rotas before. Rotiforms are boss as fu*k. And if someone wants to run XXRs....let them, cause its not your car! Lololololol way to show the subie love bruh
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:24 AM   #1732
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thanks alot kartracer3, so i should be good with the 38 then. Also do u have any side pics of your set up ?
No problem man. Here you go


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Old 01-18-2013, 02:42 PM   #1733
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Well thanks for that info then haha.. well then i think i want to go with rota gforces but i guess keep the same specs. 18 inch 8.5 width and keep the same tires.. would that look good? if i keep the same rim specs as stock im not going to need anything except new lugs right? even if the offset is different? any body have pictures of a PBP sedan with silver rota gforces? or any color gforces. the rotas are more expensive so are they a lot better quality than the xxr's? thanks alot for the help
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:08 PM   #1734
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Hahahaha your a funny dude. I've cracked Rotas before. Rotiforms are boss as fu*k. And if someone wants to run XXRs....let them, cause its not your car! Lololololol way to show the subie love bruh
Ok "bruh".

You are a full on mouth breathing mongoloid.
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Old 01-18-2013, 03:34 PM   #1735
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:20 AM   #1736
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I wanted to double check here before I went and pulled the trigger.

I have to get bigger wheels to fit everything to go with my r180 swap. (I have everything for the swap set up (including sti brakes) except wheels and tires)
So I also need to make sure these clear sti brembos, which I believe they should.

I have an 02 wrx and I'm looking at work emotion cr kai's, 5x100 17x8 with an offset of 47. The tires I'm looking to get are g-force sport comp-2 245/40/ZR17.

As much as I read this should work fine, but I wanted to make sure before I went ahead with it. Thoughts?

I live in south Texas, its mostly summer here.
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:44 PM   #1737
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hi guys. when it comes to wheels and tires, I got basic knowledge so I need your help.
I have a 2006 wrx tr with the enkei spec C STI limited 17" wheels with 215/45/17 tires.
I want wider wheels on my car and my three options are:

-rota grid or G force
-Enkei RPF1
- XXR 552

I want to keep 17" size. I was thinking of 17x9 + 42 maybe?

I have stock car including suspension. Will those wheels fit my wrx tr 2006 without any issues? How do you find the quality of the XXR? I want to avoid issues with fenders.

Thanks.

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Old 01-22-2013, 05:32 PM   #1738
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:43 PM   #1739
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WOW! That looks awesome!
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:06 PM   #1740
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Thanks, Matt!
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:20 PM   #1741
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I come in here occasionally to have a little chuckle and leave wanting to sell my car...
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:34 PM   #1742
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I come in here occasionally to have a little chuckle and leave wanting to sell my car...
Well then, sell your car. Nobody's stopping you.

And after you read this:
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:45 PM   #1743
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Ahhh I didn't mean to hurt your feewings!
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:45 PM   #1744
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Is is it possible/safe to fit slightly wider tires on stock rims?? I plan on tracking my car this summer and i have so much money tied up in my suspension that i won't be buying wider rims, but I'd like slightly wider tires for grip reasons. Thanks!! any info or even to point me in the right direction would be great!! If this will not work I'll just fork out for some rims. Thanks again!
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:12 AM   #1745
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Is is it possible/safe to fit slightly wider tires on stock rims?? I plan on tracking my car this summer and i have so much money tied up in my suspension that i won't be buying wider rims, but I'd like slightly wider tires for grip reasons. Thanks!! any info or even to point me in the right direction would be great!! If this will not work I'll just fork out for some rims. Thanks again!

what size are the stock wheels and tires?
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Old 01-23-2013, 02:08 AM   #1746
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17x8" BBS alloy (17x8jj), 5 lug, 5x114.3 pattern
225/45R17 Bridgestone Potenza RE070 Summer/Directional
Offset 53mm (it's been suggested not to go under 48mm)
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17x8" BBS alloy (17x8jj), 5 lug, 5x114.3 pattern
225/45R17 Bridgestone Potenza RE070 Summer/Directional
Offset 53mm (it's been suggested not to go under 48mm)
those wheels can run up to a 245 if you have the clearance
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:59 AM   #1748
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18x9.5 +15 MB Battles


Amazing look! Paint your wheels in dark golassy wrb ... u ll love them.
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:23 AM   #1749
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year: 2004
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wheel model: R1
wheel size/offset: 18x8 / +40
tire brand/model: Federal 595
tire size: 215/40/18
suspension: Epic Springs/GR-2's
alignment: Factory spec
fender mods: Sedan fronts, rolled rears
spacers: yes/no? size? no

Should it fit?

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:28 PM   #1750
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year: 2008
model: WRX
wheel model: Rota Options
wheel size/offset: 18x9.5 / +38
tire brand/model: BFG G-Force KDW 2
tire size: 255/35r18
suspension: BCBR coils
alignment: unknown
fender mods: none
spacers: yes/no? size? no




I have a 2008 wrx (ie no widebody) and I'm looking into getting a set of Rota Options 18x9.5 + 38 (hubcentric) with 265/35R18. I understand I'll have to rol fenders and I have a set of coilovers (BCs) so camber is adjustable in the fronts. How difficult will fitmet be of these wheels? I daily drive this car (60 miles 5 days a week to work and back) so I can't really have something that has an insane amount of rubbing, camber (2* or so max), or toe in, otherwise I'll be going through tires like none other. I've got a feeling that I'm just thinking a little wider then is possible for the car.

Any advice or opinions?


Side note: I do plan to go to the track but have also considered picking up a set of wheels dedicated to track use if these are completely inapproiate. Would also love some advice on that too. For the past year I've been running a set of 17x8 +45 NT03s on 245/45/17s that have worked pretty much all around (track/autox/DD), but I'd really like something wider and more aggressive.
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