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Old 07-11-2013, 05:24 PM   #11
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Awesome, lowering my car on vmaxx coilovers and want to space my 18x8 allpys out

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Old 08-15-2013, 11:38 AM   #12
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so i have a 13 se sport hatch and looking at spacers. i have the 17x7 stock rims with 215/50r17 with stock height. i measured it out and 25mm would be flush. so if i ran 15mm all around i would be fine without any rubbing issues correct?
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so i have a 13 se sport hatch and looking at spacers. i have the 17x7 stock rims with 215/50r17 with stock height. i measured it out and 25mm would be flush. so if i ran 15mm all around i would be fine without any rubbing issues correct?
That is correct, but to run 15mm up front you will either have your hubs pressed off to replace the studs or you will have to make alterations to your OEM studs and/or wheels in order to fit C30 DRM's. I would recommend 20mm instead.
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That is correct, but to run 15mm up front you will either have your hubs pressed off to replace the studs or you will have to make alterations to your OEM studs and/or wheels in order to fit C30 DRM's. I would recommend 20mm instead.
what kind of alterations are we talking about? H&R spacers come with studs so i would have to get them pressed out anyways.
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what kind of alterations are we talking about? H&R spacers come with studs so i would have to get them pressed out anyways.
I had to cut about 1.5 threads off along with opening the pockets in my 18's in order to fit the 15mm Volvo C30 DRM's. If you use the 20mm Focus DRM's, no modifications are necessary.

I don't know what tools you have available to you, but it's a bit of work to do the front studs and is why I usually recommend using DRM spacers. The rears, otoh, are quite easy and quick and can accept the longer studs that come with the 15mm spacers.
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i had to cut about 1.5 threads off along with opening the pockets in my 18's in order to fit the 15mm volvo c30 drm's. If you use the 20mm focus drm's, no modifications are necessary.

I don't know what tools you have available to you, but it's a bit of work to do the front studs and is why i usually recommend using drm spacers. The rears, otoh, are quite easy and quick and can accept the longer studs that come with the 15mm spacers.
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Correct. Take a look at Trakplus.com and you'll see what I'm talking about. They are adapters-spacers that bolt on over your OEM lugs.
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Just want to check before i purchase, i don't think i will run into problems but will i be ok with a:
Front: 10mm Rear: 15mm
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Offset: 45mm
Tire: 235/40/18
Springs: Sportline's

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Just want to check before i purchase, i don't think i will run into problems but will i be ok with a:
Front: 10mm Rear: 15mm
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I ran a 10/15 setup for a while with no issues. My only recommendation is to ensure you use a torque wrench and do a 10/100/500 mile torque-check because the 10mm spacer is actually 2mm thicker than the 'maximum' spacing available on the OEM lugs up front.
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hey all! still no problems here after installing H&R 20/25mm spacers on Sportline springs and 215/50/R17 tire. props to dyn085 again for helping me out with the fitment. This guy know his stuff lol.

I'm wondering if when I buy new tires, if I can upgrade to 235/40/R17 without messing up the fitment...
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