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    Offset panic

    Hello,

    Fitted my new 18x8 rims yesterday and the front looks like they're sticking pretty far out. I'm getting a 40mm Wietec kit fitted very soon and I'm starting to panic about about the fronts rubbing the arches once its lowered.

    Anyone know if I'll have any problems?, the rears look spot on but I'm a bit worried by the fronts. The offset on my new rims is ET35.

    Thanks

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    You should be OK. If you have 225 tires I don't see you should get any problems..
    Last edited by Dennis Moeller; 12th March 2009 at 18:51.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis Moeller View Post
    You should be OK. If you have 225 tires I don't see you should get any problems..

    Yep, I have 225/40 R18's.

    Only one way to find out I suppose though
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    should not be a problem.
    ^^ In my opinion


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    Cool, fingers crossed its OK but after shelling out for new rims I'm a bit panicky
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    Yea but wheres the pics!!!

 

 

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