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Old 03-10-2013, 10:17 PM   #1701
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I agree. I want a set. There like a sexy spin off of the work cr kai wheels. Excellent choice. I might have to get some down the line.
You know they are Rays right? Or am I misunderstanding what you mean by 'spin off' haha
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:59 PM   #1702
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You know they are Rays right? Or am I misunderstanding what you mean by 'spin off' haha
I meant its a similar design to the cr kai but I think these are way better looking. They just look super crisp or something.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:27 PM   #1703
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I agree. I want a set. There like a sexy spin off of the work cr kai wheels. Excellent choice. I might have to get some down the line.
Yah I see that. I want a set in black chrome.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:32 AM   #1704
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No roll.. I had an appointment to roll the day after I put them on but cancelled it because I am not seeing how they could possibly rub. I'll be keeping a VERY close eye and ear on things in the rear but no plans of rolling at the moment.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:55 PM   #1705
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18x9.5 +38. 255/35 Federal tires. Lowered on GTWorx/Bilstein and RCE Yellow combo. I rub slightly on bumps and hard turns so I'll need a slight roll.l
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:07 AM   #1706
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Hello everyone,

I wanted to double check but I should be good to go on 17x9 +45 wheel along with 255/40/17 tire? Car is 2013 WRX hatch with stock suspension.

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Old 03-12-2013, 03:30 AM   #1707
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I'm putting 18x9.5 +35 with a 235-40-18 on tomorrow. Lowered on eibach pro kit. I have an appointment in the afternoon for rolling my rears so hopefully it's not too bumpy of a ride after I mount them up!
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:57 AM   #1708
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Just double checking..

18x8.75 +33 with 245/40's, stock suspension.

I assume a slight roll in the rear?
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:16 PM   #1709
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Just double checking..

18x8.75 +33 with 245/40's, stock suspension.

I assume a slight roll in the rear?
Yes a slight roll will be needed in the rear.
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Old 03-12-2013, 05:39 PM   #1710
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Hello everyone,

I wanted to double check but I should be good to go on 17x9 +45 wheel along with 255/40/17 tire? Car is 2013 WRX hatch with stock suspension.
What wheels are you looking at the new enkei tanjins???
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Old 03-12-2013, 05:57 PM   #1711
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18x9.5 +35 with a 235/40/18

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Old 03-12-2013, 07:40 PM   #1712
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What wheels are you looking at the new enkei tanjins???
I'm thinking of the RPF1 in 17x9 +45 255/40/17 or if thats not going to work, I'm just going to go with Weds SA-55M in 18x8 +45 with 235/40/18
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:14 PM   #1713
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18x9.5 +35 with a 235/40/18
Is this stock suspension? Any rubbing?
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:25 AM   #1714
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Is this stock suspension? Any rubbing?
Lowered just on eibach springs. Slight roll in the rear just to be safe.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:37 PM   #1715
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Hey offset experts, I just sold my gd v7 and got a 2013 wrx. I'm now looking for my summer setup since I'll be using stockers for winter. By calling tirerack earlier today I was told that they have OZ Ultraleggera in ET35 in both 17*8 and 18*8. Since I have the stock rubbers I thought I would stay in 17 for now. I'm not looking to run anything too crazy, just something safe and reliable since I have a newborn now.

Before asking this question I sure did use the search this thread option and have read quite a bit of the thread... So, by running a 17*8 ET35, the wheel will stick out of 18mm and also have 18mm inner clearance more compared to the stockers based on 1010tires offset calculator. How will the wheel bearings do with the wheels sticking out more without having a wider wheel? Some friends of mine got their front right wheel bearing changed on waranty while running stock wheels so I assume there is some sort of weakness there.

Pretty sure 17*8 ET35 wouldn't rub and wouldn't need any fender rolling nor pulling. Just want to tripple check before making a move and order some wheels.


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Old 03-15-2013, 01:38 PM   #1716
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Any comments or piece of advice on my last comment?

Like I said, just don't want to get into wheel bearing issues on the long term just to have a better "stance look" by having et35 wheels instead of 48.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:55 PM   #1717
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May be a dumb question, but could I use these on a 2013 WRX 4DR without any issues?(aside from the paint job)

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2475627
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:36 PM   #1718
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Hey offset experts, I just sold my gd v7 and got a 2013 wrx. I'm now looking for my summer setup since I'll be using stockers for winter. By calling tirerack earlier today I was told that they have OZ Ultraleggera in ET35 in both 17*8 and 18*8. Since I have the stock rubbers I thought I would stay in 17 for now. I'm not looking to run anything too crazy, just something safe and reliable since I have a newborn now.

Before asking this question I sure did use the search this thread option and have read quite a bit of the thread... So, by running a 17*8 ET35, the wheel will stick out of 18mm and also have 18mm inner clearance more compared to the stockers based on 1010tires offset calculator. How will the wheel bearings do with the wheels sticking out more without having a wider wheel? Some friends of mine got their front right wheel bearing changed on waranty while running stock wheels so I assume there is some sort of weakness there.

Pretty sure 17*8 ET35 wouldn't rub and wouldn't need any fender rolling nor pulling. Just want to tripple check before making a move and order some wheels.

Big thanks
You won't rub as long as your not running a crazy amount of meat. That wheel will be just shy of being flush with the fender. Your ok. Just run same size tire as factory.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:38 PM   #1719
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Any comments or piece of advice on my last comment?

Like I said, just don't want to get into wheel bearing issues on the long term just to have a better "stance look" by having et35 wheels instead of 48.
17x8 35 won't have any wheel bearing issues. Need more width and a lower offset to start worrying about your wheel bearings.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:41 PM   #1720
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May be a dumb question, but could I use these on a 2013 WRX 4DR without any issues?(aside from the paint job)

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2475627
Pretty sure your ok.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:42 PM   #1721
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Sorry. Don't know how to combine all the quotes into one post on the iPhone app.
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Thanks for the input NWsoobie, no worries about the multiple quotes in one post
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:36 PM   #1723
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17x8 35 won't have any wheel bearing issues. Need more width and a lower offset to start worrying about your wheel bearings.
It's the opposite...narrow wheels and low offsets will flex the bearings more than wide wheels with low offsets. Also, as you move up in wheel width you'll inherently need a lower offset.

However, there has been no real world proof that wide/narrow wheels and low offsets will cause premature failure.
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It's the opposite...narrow wheels and low offsets will flex the bearings more than wide wheels with low offsets. Also, as you move up in wheel width you'll inherently need a lower offset.

However, there has been no real world proof that wide/narrow wheels and low offsets will cause premature failure.
Interesting.
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Interesting.
its all about load distribution.
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