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Old 01-25-2018, 11:28 PM   #1
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Wheel specs when going low

I'm mainly looking for what's the maximum I can put on my Volkswagen GTI mk6, I'm looking at 18"x 8.5 and 19" x 8.5 also thinking maybe going staggered front wheels 18"x 8.5 and the back 18"x9.5 and offset +45

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Old 01-26-2018, 07:09 AM   #2
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Many people run 18x8.5 et 45 no problem. Including myself. I think anything wider you have to roll fenders and start running a narrower tire than stock.
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I ran 18x8.5 and 9.5 et 38 on air with 205/40 up front and 215/40 in the rear never had an issue. I am currently in the process of going widebody and have rebuilt my wheels to 18x10.5 and 18x11.5 et 14 and im running 255/35 in the rear and 235/40 in the front. Also I do have the rear camber arms and have a tad bit of camber in the rear.
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