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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-28-2014, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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17x9 96279089 XXR XXR 962

Will these wheels be too wide? Should I get 17x7 instead. Im already lowered and plan on going lower once I get wheels.

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It's all in the offset, there are some 17x9 wheels that will work and many more that won't. They will stick out past the fenders though. This information is based with properly sized tired and not the stupid stretched tires.

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offset is +35 for 17x9 and +40 for 17x7
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Well +35 offset might get you clear of the factory struts (it would be pretty close, and coilovers might make all the difference in the world), but it will also be pushing you past the fender. My wheels are 18x7.5 and +42 offset. I'm not quite flush and clear the strut by just over 1/2" (13mm). You might be treading into "roll your fenders" territory if you plan on going lower, unless you go with super low profile series tires.


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Im on coilovers so i think ill be ok for clearance. Im not opposed for rolling fenders so if i have to i will.
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9 inch rims with +35 will fit man no worries u may need some tire stretch or fender roll depending how low u go tho

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Thats the fitment im kinda going for. Im thinking of doing the 17x9 in the back and 17x7 in the front just to get that deep dish in the back. What size tire are you running?
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Tires are 225/40
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Will tire shops stretch tires or is that frowned upon?


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Mine had no problems doing the 225 on a 9.5 n actually did it was a mild stretch stretch to some other ones theve done, there no harm in a small stretch but alot of stretch Is generally frowned apon lol
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