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18x8...35 offset...kinda flush/flush/poke?

PENROSE

Go Kart Champion
Location
Pittsburgh
Trying to avoid spacers

Found a wheel with these specs

Will they work?

Also will be pairing them with VWR springs

I want flush as possible

Will be using 235 tires as well
 

nype

Drag Racing Champion
Location
Vancouver, B.C.
Trying to avoid spacers

Found a wheel with these specs

Will they work?

Also will be pairing them with VWR springs

I want flush as possible

Will be using 235 tires as well


http://willtheyfit.com

We know that the stock Austins (18x7.5) (ET49) with the usual spacers (20mm rear / 25mm front) is pretty much the standard look that most people like, flush wise.

So as compared to the stock Austins with the stock 225 tires, you're looking at.



So the same amount of flush on the rear as you would have with Austins and 20mm spacers. But on the front I would personally say that they would poke 5mm too much.

It seems most people go 18x8.5 ET45, for reference.
 

PENROSE

Go Kart Champion
Location
Pittsburgh
I searched and found quite a few people running et35 offset on a 8.5" wheel and they looked pretty good IMO....didnt seem to poke much at all, if any

And I'm looking at a 8" wide wheel....not 8.5

An et35/8.5" wide wheel would poke more than a et35/8" wide wheel, right?

Or do I have it backwards


Anyone running 35 offset with pics
 

SouthSideGti

Passed Driver's Ed
Location
Seattle, WA
Anyone running 35 offset with pics

Here are some pics with the following specs ( 18x8.5 et35). The first picture was 245/40r18 and the second is 225/40/R18. No spacers, lowered on Vogtland coilovers


 

am215

Ready to race!
Location
PA
I searched and found quite a few people running et35 offset on a 8.5" wheel and they looked pretty good IMO....didnt seem to poke much at all, if any

And I'm looking at a 8" wide wheel....not 8.5

An et35/8.5" wide wheel would poke more than a et35/8" wide wheel, right?

Or do I have it backwards


Anyone running 35 offset with pics
with 235/40 there may be some rubbing in the front beyond what the fender screw can fix, but I'll let someone else chime in with more experience. I would think with a 225/40 you would not have an issue
 

SouthSideGti

Passed Driver's Ed
Location
Seattle, WA
Thanks

Just to clarify.....an et35/8.5" wide wheel will poke more than an et35/8" wide wheel, correct?......by about a quarter inch?
That is correct
 

SouthSideGti

Passed Driver's Ed
Location
Seattle, WA
Let's be clear, ET35 isn't a smart choice.


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It all depends on the look you are going for. When I was 245/40/R18 I only rubbed on aggressive corners and deeper potholes with ET35
 
Location
St. Olaf
No, it doesn't depend on looks, it depends on whether you prefer being able to drive your car or not.

"Driving" commonly includes corners and bumps. :rolleyes:
 

Faceman

Drag Racing Champion
Location
Long Island
Car(s)
'17 GSW 4Motion
17x8 et35, 225/45 on the GSW 4Motion is flush up front, and could still use a 5mm+ spacer in the rear. No rubbing as the car isn't lowered yet.

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SouthSideGti

Passed Driver's Ed
Location
Seattle, WA
No, it doesn't depend on looks, it depends on whether you prefer being able to drive your car or not.

"Driving" commonly includes corners and bumps. :rolleyes:
Correct, Driving does include corners and bumps. Im on ET35 and do not rub at all with coils and 225/40
 

E90 Skye

Ready to race!
Location
DFW, TX
Car(s)
e36 M3, MK7 GTI PP
Revival of a dead thread but I too was about to order an et35 18x8 wheel... willtheyfit.com shows a 20mm poke from stock austins, I know thats completely fine for the rears, any rub for fronts doing this? even if maxing out suspension travel?
 

GTISEVEN

Passed Driver's Ed
Location
Toronto Canada
Trying to avoid spacers

Found a wheel with these specs

Will they work?

Also will be pairing them with VWR springs

I want flush as possible

Will be using 235 tires as well
No It won’t rub...I’ve the same set up,Sparco Asseto Gara and it doesn’t rub.I even get away with 5-8 mm spacers at rear but due to vibrations at highway speeds ,I removed them.The stance looks pretty good even without spacers
 
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