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Old 08-30-2005, 07:37 PM   #1
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Ok so i searched throught the offset information page and didnt find any information about a 18x8.5 inch wheel. What would be the correct offset and tire size for :a 2005 WRX Sedan? Thanks alot.


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Old 08-30-2005, 08:33 PM   #2
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Assuming stock suspension you could fit 245 40 17s or even 255's with rolled fenders on a 48-46 mm offset wheel.
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Old 08-30-2005, 08:57 PM   #3
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what if i dont want to roll my fenders? Would a 45 offset be ok? Also i said im lokin at a 18 inch wheel not 17 thanks
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Old 08-31-2005, 09:08 AM   #4
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The rim size is not going to matter much as long as you get the right tire size. On an 18x8.5 et45 you will not be able to fit a very wide tire without rolling the fenders. Maybe 235.
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what if i dont want to roll my fenders? Would a 45 offset be ok? Also i said im lokin at a 18 inch wheel not 17 thanks
you should be fine w/ those rims. Your tire size is limited to 235 or less if you don't want to roll you fenders. 245's will require mild rolling of your rear fenders.
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alrite so i can go 18x8.5 with a 235/45/18 tire?
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Old 08-31-2005, 05:41 PM   #7
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You;d want 235 40 18
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it depends on the tire! tire sizes are like shirt sizes...there is no industry standard
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Old 09-01-2005, 07:41 PM   #9
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does this hold true for an 05 STI as well? I am looking at 18x8.5 advans for my STI and I am worried about rubbing? The rim offset is 52mm.... Thanks..Jay
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depends on the tire/size, but in and of itself, the wheel will not rub
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