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Old 01-19-2018, 02:14 PM   #3431
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Old 02-04-2018, 10:30 PM   #3432
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Hi guys, im looking at buying a set of alphards 18x8.5et35 on 215/35 in the front, 18x9.5et40 on 215/40 in the back, im on h&r supersports, was wondering how they would fit, if anyone has similar specs and if id run into any problems
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Old 02-09-2018, 06:16 PM   #3433
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Have a great opportunity to buy barely used H&R ultralows extremely cheap want to make sure I won't have issues, will do screw mod but want to make sure I will not have issues with current setup before pulling trigger.

18x8 et50 with conti dw 225/40 r18 will I have issues dropping it 1.5-2in on ultralows? Do I need to roll fenders before install to be safe? Doing screw mod regardless.
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Old 02-10-2018, 09:09 AM   #3434
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Have a great opportunity to buy barely used H&R ultralows extremely cheap want to make sure I won't have issues, will do screw mod but want to make sure I will not have issues with current setup before pulling trigger.

18x8 et50 with conti dw 225/40 r18 will I have issues dropping it 1.5-2in on ultralows? Do I need to roll fenders before install to be safe? Doing screw mod regardless.
You'll be 100% fine. Your wheels/tires aren't that aggressive & the negative camber from lowering will help you clear everything
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:18 PM   #3435
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H&R supersports, stock struts, stock detroits 18x7.5 et51, 225-40-18 tires, 10mm spacers front, 15mm spacers rear, fender screw mod. And i have no fender rub.
Thought i would post a reference picture for those that are looking.


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Old 02-27-2018, 02:29 AM   #3436
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Hello, i am sitting on h&r supersports, im looking at wheels that are 19x8.5 et 45 with 235 35 19s how will these fit?
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Old 02-27-2018, 02:59 AM   #3437
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Hello, i am sitting on h&r supersports, im looking at wheels that are 19x8.5 et 45 with 235 35 19s how will these fit?
Fender roll of 1’ in the front. A little camber play in the back. No need to roll the back. The offset is fine but you’ll rub a little bit when you bottom out on a dip. If you have more then 3+ people that are pushing 150lbs you’ll run on some running issues on tight curves.
Other then that if it’s just you and a significant other driving you’ll be good man. I loved my 235/35/19 set up.
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Old 02-27-2018, 04:24 PM   #3438
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Rancheroebay^^

Would love to see some more side shots or angled shots of the drop of your car/tire clearance if possible, about same dimensions I'm running and the minimum drop is about the same if I got ultralows, would u say you could drop it a bit lower without issues? I wouldn't be running spacers tho, no rub on hard cornering or turns? Looks real nice btw!
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Old 02-28-2018, 04:01 AM   #3439
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This is the only other pic I currently have. I will get more once the weather gets better. I have no rubbing so far unless i am going over uneven roads with the wheels turned and only on the front. I could go lower but would probably rub more than i am comfortable with. If you weren’t to run spacers i am sure you could go a bit lower before needing to roll fenders.


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Old 03-08-2018, 12:16 PM   #3440
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Don't expect the stock struts to last long on those springs. Looks great though
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Old 03-09-2018, 01:56 AM   #3441
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Don't expect the stock struts to last long on those springs. Looks great though


I dont know why they wouldn’t last. My buddy has had the same springs on his mk6 gti for over 2 years now and still on stock struts and rides just the same as well as the day we put them on


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Old 03-09-2018, 03:59 AM   #3442
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rides just the same as well as the day we put them on
So they rode bad from day one?
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Old 03-09-2018, 08:59 AM   #3443
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So they rode bad from day one?
This. There's a noticeable difference. Or has it been a garage queen with 3k miles on it in 2 years?
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Old 03-12-2018, 08:43 PM   #3444
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I've seen lots of people recommending 17x7.5 et45 but am confused since that would poke 6mm further than my stock Detroits, and it doesn't seem that far from flush now (stock suspension). I really don't want to poke, so should I be sticking with something closer to the OG ET51?

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