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Aggressive wheel fitment thread/stance

TheContender09

Go Kart Champion
Location
Los Angeles
Car(s)
Golf R
my two wheel setups.

First setup
Konig Freeform 18x9 +35 squared
Khumo Ecsta Ps91 tires 255/35/18


Second setup
Rotiform Tuf-R 18x8.5 +45 squared
Yokohama Advan Apex v601 tires 255/35/18




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flipflp

Autocross Newbie
Location
PNW
Car(s)
'16 Golf R DSG
Because I like to follow rules and keep the spirit of the thread:

Street Setup:


Wheels:
TSW Imatra 18x9 ET45 (~20lbs each) 10mm Front Spacer for Macan caliper clearance, 5mm Rear for fun

Tires:
Yokohama Advan Apex V601 255/35-18

FTG: ~24.75" (-2.8 front camber, -1.8 rear, slightly pulled front fenders)

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Track Setup:


Wheels:
TSW Kemora 18x9 ET45 (~19lbs each) 5mm Front Spacer for Macan caliper clearance, 5mm Rear for fun

Tires:
Yokohama Advan A052 265/35-18 Front, 235/40-18 Rear

FTG: ~25.75" front and 26" rear (-2.8 front camber, -1.8 rear, slightly pulled front fenders)

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JerseyDrew77

Autocross Champion
Location
Virginia & NC
Car(s)
2016 TR GTI S 6MT
Because I like to follow rules and keep the spirit of the thread:

Street Setup:

Wheels:
TSW Imatra 18x9 ET45 (~20lbs each) 10mm Front Spacer for Macan caliper clearance, 5mm Rear for fun

Tires:
Yokohama Advan Apex V601 255/35-18

FTG: ~24.75" (-2.8 front camber, -1.8 rear, slightly pulled front fenders)

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Track Setup:

Wheels:
TSW Kemora 18x9 ET45 (~19lbs each) 5mm Front Spacer for Macan caliper clearance, 5mm Rear for fun

Tires:
Yokohama Advan A052 265/35-18 Front, 235/40-18 Rear

FTG: ~25.75" front and 26" rear (-2.8 front camber, -1.8 rear, slightly pulled front fenders)

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Both are really nice. Love the color on both of them!
 

flipflp

Autocross Newbie
Location
PNW
Car(s)
'16 Golf R DSG
can you please put up a few more pictures of this set up? I think I want to go 255 squared next set of tires, love this look

There are a few others on the TSW site: https://www.tsw.com/alloy_wheels_imatra.php (click the vehicle gallery)

On either a 8.5" or 9" wheel ET45 (with a little front camber) it should be pretty trouble free unless you're really low, or not on coilovers. The Yoko V601s don't run super wide and have a nice profile like a Continental or Michelin, but YMMV with another tire.

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TheContender09

Go Kart Champion
Location
Los Angeles
Car(s)
Golf R
There are a few others on the TSW site: https://www.tsw.com/alloy_wheels_imatra.php (click the vehicle gallery)

On either a 8.5" or 9" wheel ET45 (with a little front camber) it should be pretty trouble free unless you're really low, or not on coilovers. The Yoko V601s don't run super wide and have a nice profile like a Continental or Michelin, but YMMV with another tire.

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I second this opinion. I’m on coilovers with the same tires and size and I don’t rub at all with 1.5* of camber up front.
 

krs

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Car(s)
MKVIIS R
Not as great of images as some, but I'm on 18" x 8.5" rims, with 255/35 Rt660's, with zero rubbing, and no spacers.

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krs

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Car(s)
MKVIIS R
His wheels are +35et (he didn’t post that but I can tell via voodoo) so at his ride height with stiffer springs and having at least -2 camber at each corner, He’s rub free even with autocross driving

Your voodoo is good then, because the manufacturer calls them +45, but I just go off what they say as I don't have the voodoo skills.

Coil overs with camber from offset bushings and eurosport pucks.
 

El_bigote_AJ

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas
Car(s)
2019 GTI bunny
My bad, that fitment don’t sit inbound at all like 45et… and those wheels come in ET35s as well. May want to check the physical stamping inside those Montegis

Also in my defense… 8.5” 45et doesn’t coordinate with thread title so it’s easy to make the mix up.
 
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krs

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Car(s)
MKVIIS R
My bad, that fitment don’t sit inbound at all like 45et… and those wheels come in ET35s as well. May want to check the physical stamping inside those Montegis

Also in my defense… 8.5” 45et doesn’t coordinate with thread title so it’s easy to make the mix up.

Yeah, personally I don't care if they're 35et or 45et. They work great for my autox wheels, but I'll check the stamp next time I go to put them on.

I just happened to stroll back in the thread, and saw a few other posts about the same size tire and similar wheel, and figured I'd post up.

Going back to the earlier posts from the thread I can see I definitely don't belong in here. o_O
 
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