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Old 01-26-2009, 09:07 PM
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Default first time buying wheels! What do you think?

So i have searched for offset info ect but before i press the buy button on $1000 package i wanted to ask one more time, will 38+ 5x112 by 18's fit with 225/40/18 tires, here is a link to the wheels (Azul speedmesh) http://www.wheelfire.com/scontent/Wh...%2FSport%20Pkg.

- Also if anyone knows of similar wheels in about the same price range any recommendations would be appreciated!
 
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:30 PM
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Don't press that button! The wheels have the wrong offset: stock is 56. Those wheels would stick out past the front fenders.

Check out this thread over at the Fourtitude forum; it's all about wheels:

http://forums.fourtitude.com/zerothread?id=3890603
 
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:38 PM
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Nooo! Well does anyone know of similar wheels in that range?? Is there anything i can do about this, so only if the offset is too high i could use spacers? Thanks
 
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Old 01-27-2009, 01:21 PM
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okay i called and they said the offset is actually 40, still not good?
 
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Old 01-28-2009, 12:19 AM
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Originally Posted by hangten93 View Post
okay i called and they said the offset is actually 40, still not good?

Here's one of the posts from the link I gave:

Stock:

17x7.5 ET56
225/45/17


Aftermarket that will fit no rub - tire size 225 with 45 series


17x8 et 45

17x7.5 et 56-45
18x7.5 et 56-45
18x8 et 50-45

i duno about 19


Aftermarket that will fit with rub for ~100 miles
include tires 225 - 235 40 series

18x8 et40
18x8 et35 rear
18x8.5 et45
18x9 et40 rear with 245's

again i duno about 19

Other comments
No rubbing

18x8 et50, 235/40 yokohama advan s4 = no rub
19x8 ET50 BBS CH with 225/35/19 Toyo T1-R = no rubbing

Rubbing

18x8 et50, 235/40 eagle f1 = rub]

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You can see that you have more leeway for the rear fitment, but less for the fronts.
 
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