Stance for the MK3 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 Focus

MK3 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the third generation 2012-Current Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 02-02-2013, 07:41 PM   #1
Errant Erik
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Fan#: 60085
Location: VoCo Florida
What I Drive: '01 Black ZX3

Posts: 12
FF Reputation: 1 Errant Erik Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Stance for the MK3

First to any mods, I know this seems like suspension/wheel talk, but I really want other mk3 people to see and respond to this, since they actually have the car, not so much the mk1 crowd...

so I asked once already in the stance section on focaljet, but now that my ksports for my mk3 came in, i'll ask again here (since no one there knew); has anyone messed around with fitment on the mk3?

st wheels are et55 with a 235 tire so the wheel is only 7.7 mm or so further out board, and the tires are 10mm wider each direction but accounting for offset are only about 5 mm outboard of a stock se with sport wheels but are still inside the fender and completely tuckable...

SOOOOOO now my question is, anyone who has gotten to know this car well (like Chaos09), do you think 9.5 at et45 with a 215 would work? That would be about 36.75mm (about 1.45 inches) out board and about 26.75mm (1.05 inches) in board, right? Seems to me there is enough room each direction for that, judging by the current wheels, the wheel face looks like it would be around 1/8-1/4 and inch out of the fender but with a 215 tread surface would still be well inside the fender (don't how I would be able to measure wheel face location for sure though), and I think there would be just enough room for that extra width on the backside of the wheel to the shocks/struts...

am I crazy? anyone know? jon holso or whatever his name was was rolling with 19x9's with 215's at a final et of like 34 and 30 front/rear, but he had to ruin his fenders though, so idk. Any thoughts or knowledge would be appreciated...


Errant Erik is offline  
    Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:20 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.