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Old 02-12-2010, 12:37 PM   #1
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i just bought some wheels off of ebay and everything looked alright from the boxes. Two boxes said 18x8.5 with offset of +37 then the other two said 18x9.5 and i took one wheel out of the 9.5 box then it looked really wide and i measured it outside to outside and it was 10.5 inches wide. i dont know what to do. Will this fit my non m car?
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i just bought some wheels off of ebay and everything looked alright from the boxes. Two boxes said 18x8.5 with offset of +37 then the other two said 18x9.5 and i took one wheel out of the 9.5 box then it looked really wide and i measured it outside to outside and it was 10.5 inches wide. i dont know what to do. Will this fit my non m car?
You dont measure outside to outside to get the width. From what I can see they are 9.5. My 5's are 9" wide outside to outside and they are only 8" wide.
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Old 02-12-2010, 12:40 PM   #3
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i just bought some wheels off of ebay and everything looked alright from the boxes. Two boxes said 18x8.5 with offset of +37 then the other two said 18x9.5 and i took one wheel out of the 9.5 box then it looked really wide and i measured it outside to outside and it was 10.5 inches wide. i dont know what to do. Will this fit my non m car?

whats the offset on the rear wheel?
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should i test fit them on my car without tires
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They are 9.5 dude. They should fit.
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From the photo, they look to be 9.5" wide. When measuring the wheel, you would be measuring from the inside. Here is a photo for reference.

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any tire size recommendations would be greatly appreciated
Fronts will be perfect on 235 tires while the rears can use a 255/265 depending on the offset. If you can post that, we can help you out.

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both the front and back have an offset of +37
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both the front and back have an offset of +37
9.5 +37 is going to be tough with a 265 rear. You'll need to do some fender rolling/pulling and possible some camber adjustments to stay at a 265 width.

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Old 03-15-2010, 11:18 PM   #14
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Do i have to sell these wheels and get 8.5 all around or can i fit a 255 tire on there with just rolling the fenders

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