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Old 04-16-2012, 07:59 PM   #51
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Anyone know what the stud length is on our cars? I can't exactly tell from this pic and I don't have the time or patience to go out to my car and check.

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Old 04-17-2012, 12:54 PM   #52
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Was bored at work so I went out to the car and busted out the widowmaker. Studs are 1 1/8" (1.125) in length from the hub.
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What is the offset on the 17" SEL Premium wheels? Too lazy to look right now...
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:51 PM   #54
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What is the offset on the 17" SEL Premium wheels? Too lazy to look right now...
15" steels are 46mm
16" steels are 50mm
16" alloys are 50mm
17" alloys are 50mm
18" alloys are 55mm
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:45 PM   #55
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15" steels are 46mm
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Sweet. Thanks.

Until I can swing money for some 17x7.5 or 17x8 inch wheels, I am thinking of getting some H&R spacers to set the stock 17s out closer to the fender edges and adding 235/45/17 tires (which will work to their full potential when I go with wider wheels).

May be too much of a hassle, but I hate how tucked in they are.
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I may have to end up going with some spacers myself. Turns out the Handling Package 18s have the same backspacing as my new 17x7.5" wheels with a 60mm offset.
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Old 04-19-2012, 02:08 PM   #57
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I have a 2012 Titanium with sport package on order and it comes with the 18"x235x40 tires but I may order a new set of wheels and tires instead of buying new rubber for the 18's. If I do this I will likely go with 17" wheels with 215x50 tires due to better mpg and lower cost. What would be the proper 17" wheel offset with that setup?


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I have a 2012 Titanium with sport package on order and it comes with the 18"x235x40 tires but I may order a new set of wheels and tires instead of buying new rubber for the 18's. If I do this I will likely go with 17" wheels with 215x50 tires due to better mpg and lower cost. What would be the proper 17" wheel offset with that setup?


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I would go with a 40 to 45 mm offset. No less than 40 to be safe.
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:20 PM   #59
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I have a 2012 Titanium with sport package on order and it comes with the 18"x235x40 tires but I may order a new set of wheels and tires instead of buying new rubber for the 18's. If I do this I will likely go with 17" wheels with 215x50 tires due to better mpg and lower cost. What would be the proper 17" wheel offset with that setup?


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FIRST DIBS ON YOUR 18s WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF!!!!
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18x8 +45 with a 235/40 sits flush.



Any lower than that, and you'll be poking.
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