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rim + tire check

Am I on the right spot on this fitment as planning to buy. Thoughts appreciated

Work Emotion CR Kai

Front
16x8 +35 225/40/16
Rear
16x8 +35 235/40/16 (little rub I think?)


OR

Front
16x8 +35 205/40/16
Rear
16x8 +35 225/40/16 (no rub?)

Thanks!
 

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rays volk te37 cup +35 6.5j


No rubbin yet. 195/50/15 front 205/50/15 rear. To be lowered soon
Went this way as I have never seen an Mr with te37 cups
 

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^ Shouldn't have any rubbing, the size and offset are not aggressive.
 

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I just removed my winter tires so I wanted to add this to the knowledge base:

My winter tires are Blizzak LM-22's (a discontinued line). They are a performance winter tire and thus are a compromise (rubber not so soft and sticky so to be more suitable for high speeds). I find them ideal for my climate because we seldom get snow but lots of rain and a bit of ice. They originally came in the stock sizes for 03-05's and that's what I had. The rears wore down enough after several winters to where I had to replace them. As they were discontinued I went on Ebay to try to find replacements. The closest size I could find was P225/50R16. I bought them and have been very satisfied with them. At full down extension of the suspension (as up on jacks) they only clear the plastic spoiler on the front of the wheel well by about 1/8th of an inch. At normal loading (wheel on the ground) they clear the same spot by about 3/4 of an inch.
 

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ROTA GRID V
16X8
ET20
Nexen SU1
195 45 R16 Front
215 40 R16 Rear

Lowered on RSR Springs.
Fronts have 5mm spacers and guards have been rolled.

Some rubbing under hard cornering



 

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17x7 rims and all terrain tires , dealing with snow

2003 spyder SMT
17x7 rims
205/40/17 front
215/45/17 rear
Only posting this because I live where wet conditions and snow are a concern.
Bought Michelin Pilot a/s 3 plus tires. Work great, much quieter and will last longer without losing any grip that I can tell. However, never run the car hard at all so not sure if you run hard that the tires are for you! Tested the car on speed bumps and cornering on 180 degree entrance ramp of highway at 45 mpg and no rubbing occurred.
Prior set were 205/40/17 front and rear 215/40/17 Yoko's- run flat tires. They were good for Hawaii but not for Mainland living near New York.
 

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So,

The front you are running 16x8, offset 15(with a 5mm spacer)
Rear are 16x8, offset 20

I'm plan to running front 15x7, offset 25
Back 15x8, offset 20
I'm guessing it will be fine!

Thanks!

ROTA GRID V
16X8
ET20
Nexen SU1
195 45 R16 Front
215 40 R16 Rear

Lowered on RSR Springs.
Fronts have 5mm spacers and guards have been rolled.

Some rubbing under hard cornering



 

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So,

The front you are running 16x8, offset 15(with a 5mm spacer)
Rear are 16x8, offset 20

I'm plan to running front 15x7, offset 25
Back 15x8, offset 20
I'm guessing it will be fine!

Thanks!
16x8 offset 20 all round +5mm spacer on fronts to clear the brake caliper bracket
 

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I will be eventually interested in running 15 x 8s with some kind of bolt on guard front and back rather than wide body as I can get spare guards in the same colour if going back to stockies.

however are there any guards for the back that other members have used?

eg. Aj Schroeter 2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder Aj Schroeter 2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder.jpg
 

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Enkei rpf01

Hi folks.

Pretty new to the site and looking for some guidance. After some research, we're looking at the below wheel and tyre setup.

Front 15x7 et 35 or 41 with 205/50/15 tires

Rear 16/8 et 28 or 35 with 225/45/16 tires.

My question is, for a stock suspension car, which offset is best and will avoid rubbing ?

Thanks for all advice.

Martin.
 

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OEM suspension


front: 205/45 R16 Toyo R1R on Japan Racing JR11 16x7 et30 + a bit negative on camber bolts -> mostly probably no rub (haven't checked on track with hard cornering)
Rear: 235/40 R17 Toyo R1R on Japan Racing JR11 17x8.25 et35 + a bit negative on camber bolts -> rub only with hard or fast cornering. Annoying, not recommended.
 
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