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Old 12-26-2011, 08:29 PM   #15
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So basicly lets say, if I am going from 18x7.5 et51 Detroits to 18x8 ET35 I will poke 16mm+2.5mm=18.5mm out, right?

I wonder if I lower ~1" on DG Springs, will I rub on 18x8 ET35 wheels ?


you forgot to add lug bolts length info
I believe the stock are 28mm
Where did you get the 2.5mm from?

16mm from going from ET51 to ET35
and it should be ~6mm from going to an 8" wheel vs. 7.5" (1/4" each side, 1/4" = ~6mm)

so you will be ~22mm further out than stock per my calculation
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Old 12-27-2011, 12:36 AM   #16
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Where did you get the 2.5mm from?

16mm from going from ET51 to ET35
and it should be ~6mm from going to an 8" wheel vs. 7.5" (1/4" each side, 1/4" = ~6mm)

so you will be ~22mm further out than stock per my calculation

sorry, I meant 16mm+0.25"
I was thinking 0.5mm more for width and not inches
yeah you right 0.25" =~6mm
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Old 12-27-2011, 03:37 AM   #17
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So basicly lets say, if I am going from 18x7.5 et51 Detroits to 18x8 ET35 I will poke 16mm+2.5mm=18.5mm out, right?

I wonder if I lower ~1" on DG Springs, will I rub on 18x8 ET35 wheels ?


you forgot to add lug bolts length info
I believe the stock are 28mm
I don't think you will rub with 215/40's. May have slight rubbing in the front with 225's, but i'm not sure. Thanks for the info btw!

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Where did you get the 2.5mm from?

16mm from going from ET51 to ET35
and it should be ~6mm from going to an 8" wheel vs. 7.5" (1/4" each side, 1/4" = ~6mm)

so you will be ~22mm further out than stock per my calculation
Yep! A pretty aggressive setup, will poke a couple mm's.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:29 AM   #18
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Bump for info! Added tire size info yesterday and a useful links section as well. Please post anything that has been left out.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:46 AM   #19
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Great write up! A lot of organized info here.
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Old 12-29-2011, 03:47 AM   #20
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:46 PM   #21
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Guys if I wanted to get 18x8" wheels considering the stock wheels are 18x7.5" ET51 what offset would I need to make sure the new wheels will fit ?
better yet when wheels I want are 18x8 ET48 which is a different of 3mm.
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:56 PM   #22
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that would work fine...personally i would rather have closer to a et40 for a better look
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Old 12-29-2011, 01:25 PM   #23
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can i go with a 18x7.5 et40 with a 205/45 tire? i think im gunna rub....
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Great info this should be a sticky.
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Old 12-29-2011, 01:52 PM   #25
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Guys if I wanted to get 18x8" wheels considering the stock wheels are 18x7.5" ET51 what offset would I need to make sure the new wheels will fit ?
better yet when wheels I want are 18x8 ET48 which is a different of 3mm.
Anything from upper 30's to upper 40's will work. Are you looking for the wheel to be flush with the fender, or just poke out some more than stock?

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can i go with a 18x7.5 et40 with a 205/45 tire? i think im gunna rub....
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Old 12-29-2011, 02:30 PM   #26
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great write up!

probably one of the better FAQs out there for fitments. Not all forums cover wobble bolts

and nice pictures.

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