Originally Posted by misdirected focus
I have 12 focus SEL, and I want to put on a set Konig Lace 17" wheels. But the direction I want to go is 17x7 up front and 17x8 in the rear for the staggered look. What is the max width on th front and rear can I go before the tire rub on the body. I would like to go with the 18" wheels, but I'm afraid of damaging the body when I decide to lower the car. I like the staggered look a lot and I think it would make the car look tougher.
The Ti handling pack comes with 18x8, so you're good there, and there have been lowered cars doing just fine with those wheels.