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Old 11-23-2004, 09:07 PM   #1
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Default 225/45/17 fit on lowered wrx?

Question: will 225/45/17 on a 17x7.5 48 offset wheel fit on my wrx? Lowered on eibach prokits. lowered 1.3in up front and 1in in the rear. Will i get any rubbing issues? Or should i just get 215/45/17?

I've tried searching but I got mixed answers. Some have no issues while others have rubbing issues in the rear. Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-23-2004, 10:47 PM   #2
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I got my car dropped with tein flex, runnin 225 45 17 Azenis no problems, and my car is very low....

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Old 11-24-2004, 05:54 AM   #3
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I've got the same set up... no problems.
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Old 11-24-2004, 06:42 AM   #4
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I'm on coilovers.....same wheel tire size combo.....no issues.....

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Old 11-24-2004, 06:44 AM   #5
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You shouldn't have any problems.
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Old 11-24-2004, 10:51 AM   #6
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i'm tuggin 225-45-17 Pzero nero m+s, no problems what so ever
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Old 11-24-2004, 01:22 PM   #7
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I have 225-45-17 Kumho MX's on my WRX sedan with Eibach prokit springs and I haven't had a problem. From what I have heard, the MX's are among the wider 225-45-17 tires.

If you have a wagon, you may have more of a tire clearance issue.
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Old 11-24-2004, 01:46 PM   #8
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No issues on my 2002 Sedan

Prodrive springs
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225/45 17 is the size you want for the wrx. Make sure you get the correct offset and you won't have any problems.
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Old 11-24-2004, 10:24 PM   #10
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235/45/17 with no probs, 50 offset...
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