Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Saturday December 20, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Click here to visit TireRack
Tire & Wheel Forum sponsored by The Tire Rack

Losing traction? Need new tires?
Click here to visit the NASIOC Upgrade Garage...
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Tire & Wheel

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-15-2013, 05:51 PM   #1
Rubersoul
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 348538
Join Date: Feb 2013
Default 2008 wrx 17x9 offset?

i plan on purchasing 17x9 Rota grids and cant figure out what offset would work best, i have coilovers installed currently, is 9'' wide enough to have a good amount of poke? also will i need to roll my fenders? im up for purchasing 17x9.5 if 9'' isnt enough.

im going for something like this but with 17s

http://www.wheeldude.com/wordpress/w...white-rota-dpt
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.

Last edited by Rubersoul; 09-15-2013 at 05:57 PM.
Rubersoul is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2013, 11:32 PM   #2
Dmochowski
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 306478
Join Date: Jan 2012
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: chattanooga, TN
Vehicle:
2012 WRX limited
305whp/360tq TSM tuned

Default

Quote:
is 9'' wide enough to have a good amount of poke? also will i need to roll my fenders?
this should be pretty obviuos... if wheels sticking out past the fenders is your goal and the car is lowered on coilovers what do you think? I dont understand why you want to look like you are driving a mexican ferrari but whatever.

Lower offset will push the wheel further away from the hub so... go lowest offset possibly?
Dmochowski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2013, 03:44 PM   #3
gsrcrxsi
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 236952
Join Date: Jan 2010
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: Baltimore
Vehicle:
2010 WRX (SSM)
Stg "2+" 300hp/360trq

Default

+42 to +45 will be best.

depending on tire size and your ride height you'll probably have to roll the fenders, add camber, and/or pull the fenders.

i run 17x9 +44, with -2.5 camber and the rear fenders rolled. fitment is harder on the narrow body
gsrcrxsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.