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Old 09-04-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
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I have a set of volk vr g2 18x9.5 +15 on my evo x and since i will be switching to an STI, i was wondering if any of you ever tried this aggressive set up on an STI sedan 2011-up. Or should i just sell it and buy a less aggressive set of wheels for the STI?
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:52 PM   #2
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Sell them. With an offset that low you will be spending big bucks to get them to fit. You will need Coilovers, Rear Control Arms, and lots of fender work. If you are ok with all of that I am sure you can get them to "fit" but you will have to worry about tires hitting the strut towers as well. Aside from that when you stray this far away from the stock offset you will have problems with the scrub radius which will put stress on your suspension geometry and you will have numbed turn in which means your steering will be less responsive. I am sure others will have differing opinions but that's just my 2 cents.

Sell them recoup some money and shop for something that's easier to fit.
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Sell them. With an offset that low you will be spending big bucks to get them to fit. You will need Coilovers, Rear Control Arms, and lots of fender work. If you are ok with all of that I am sure you can get them to "fit" but you will have to worry about tires hitting the strut towers as well. Aside from that when you stray this far away from the stock offset you will have problems with the scrub radius which will put stress on your suspension geometry and you will have numbed turn in which means your steering will be less responsive. I am sure others will have differing opinions but that's just my 2 cents.

Sell them recoup some money and shop for something that's easier to fit.
This is pretty much correct save for the "rubbing on strut towers".

Pretty aggressive for even the GR set up, it can be done but it'll be a lot of work. If its worth it is up to you.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:36 AM   #4
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alright thanks guys. i'm thinking of buying te37sl 18x10 +40 instead. that's not too aggressive on an STI right? i saw the forged performance STI sedan and it looks nice.
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alright thanks guys. i'm thinking of buying te37sl 18x10 +40 instead. that's not too aggressive on an STI right? i saw the forged performance STI sedan and it looks nice.
That *might* rub on suspension. I'm not 100% on that.

"not too aggressive" would be a 9.5 +38 or smaller for your chassis
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