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Old 10-13-2005, 07:28 PM   #1
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lowered people with 40mm offset rims

hi, I'm lowered with tein stech springs and want to get some drag dr-9 rims, but they are 40mm offset... do any of you have problems with rubbing? thanks


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Old 10-13-2005, 07:46 PM   #2
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i've got a set of enkei's that are (i think) a 40mm offset. with 215/45/17's i'll rub if i have people in the back seat and hit a bump. other than that, no problems. . .
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Old 10-13-2005, 08:30 PM   #3
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I've got a 2" drop similar to the Tein setup but I am running a 45mm offset wheel and rub on large dips even with no one in the back. I'm runing 18's though but with a 40 series tire, which is pretty much the equivalent [sp.] to a 215/45-17, so I dunno you may run into problems and you nay not.
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Old 10-14-2005, 01:11 AM   #4
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anyone know for sure?
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Old 10-14-2005, 01:14 AM   #5
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I run a 40mm offset with 205/50/16 and I havent rubbed. Im dropped with the Sportline kit BTW. Then again, I'm only running 16's.
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yea i want to know also because im lowered with sportlines and getting some 18's 215/35/ i think the 35 series should work better then the 40's with rubbing plus you dont lose acceration :o)
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I run 215x35x18 on a 2" drop and I am fine.
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