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Old 08-16-2005, 06:35 PM   #1
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Question Has anyone fit a 19" wheel on a WRX wagon

As the title says, has anyone successfully stuffed a 19" wheel into the fenders of a WRX wagon without rubbing issues? If so, please list:

1. Your wheel brand and model
2. Rim size
3. Offset
4. Tire brand and model
5. Tire size
6. Which springs/struts you have
7. If you rolled the fenders or added sedan fenders to the front

I'm trying to collect as much info as I can on this for myself right now, but hopefully this will get retitled and stickied for everyone in the future

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Old 08-16-2005, 07:02 PM   #2
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This won't be a sticky, not much interest in 19's.

However, since I'm a nice guy...
215/35/19 will fit with no problem and is with 0.2% of the rolling circumference as the stock 205/55/16.
If your 19" wheel is in the 48-55 offset and 7.0" - 7.5" width, you won't have a problem. If you can get into the 53-55 offset range, you could even go with a 225.
I did all this with a tire calculator, you won't find many people with 19s, especially on a wagon (if any)

here is a link to the proper size tire, I have no idea where to get the right wheels. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Compar...=All&x=53&y=15
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To tell you the truth, I was originally interested in 17s, but I was offered a deal that's hard to pass on and I want to be sure they're gonna fit before I commit. Thanks for the info dbrier.

I'm also looking for someone who's actually done it. Pics too please.
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Old 09-14-2005, 09:36 PM   #4
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In my wagon, I'm having some rubbing issues when pulling hard u-turns with 225/40R18 tires on 18x7.5 rims. Offset is +53.
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19s look ugly on the wagon, personally i think 18s are the perfect size, hell some 18s might even loook big, FYI, im running 18x8 on 225/40/18 lowered on prodrive springs about 1.2 all around, 1 1/2 finger gap, no rubbing at all, never rolled fenders. im hoping to run 235/40/18 my next tires, and personally, i dont think that'll rub either, if it does it'll be such slight rubbing that i can roll my fenders a lil using a bat.
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19s look ugly on the wagon, personally i think 18s are the perfect size, hell some 18s might even loook big, FYI, im running 18x8 on 225/40/18 lowered on prodrive springs about 1.2 all around, 1 1/2 finger gap, no rubbing at all, never rolled fenders. im hoping to run 235/40/18 my next tires, and personally, i dont think that'll rub either, if it does it'll be such slight rubbing that i can roll my fenders a lil using a bat.
What offset are you running?
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Well, I ended up getting 18 x 7.5 Prodrive P1s (53 offset) in Anthracite with 225/40/18s. They'll be here today, but it's raining now so I'll slap them on and give my verdict when the weather clears.
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Let me know if it works out for you.
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+48 offset.
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Well, I ended up getting 18 x 7.5 Prodrive P1s (53 offset) in Anthracite with 225/40/18s. They'll be here today, but it's raining now so I'll slap them on and give my verdict when the weather clears.
An 18 x 7.5 with a 50 offset you should have no problems.
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