18x9.5 rims in front??

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by g_dogg, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. g_dogg

    g_dogg Member

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    does anyone here have 18x9.5 rims in front?
    with what kind of tires? any rubbing issues?
    right now i have 17x9, +24 offset , with 245/45 tires, works fin doesnt rub
     
  2. Lightning Struck

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    Ive got 18x9's in the front with 265 Nexus tires ( I think thats the name of them, they are a new brand and I cant see my car right now to be sure im spelling it right )
     
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    i have 18x9 FR500s with 245/45s and i dont rub until i turn all the way to the bump stop
     
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    you will rub like a mofo on the rims if you have 9.5" in the front. my sway bar and the inside of my old rims are all scratched up to high hell. but it doesnt matter now.
     
  5. g_dogg

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    thanks for the info guys.
    so i guess the best option is 18x8.5 in front and 18x9.5 in back
     
  6. DropTopPony

    DropTopPony Administrator Staff Member Admin SN95 Supporter

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    thats what i have...perfect combo IMO

    i run 255/35/18's on front and 285/35/18 out back...will upgrade to 295/35/18 next time in rear.