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Old 01-13-2014, 04:37 PM   #1
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Widest Wheels on ZHP without rubbing

What's the largest size wheel you can fit on a ZHP sedan without extensive fender rolling/rubbing, 17X9, 17X9.5, 18X9?

I have coilovers so I can adjust ride height and camber (to some degree). Thinking about making my daily driver into a mild STX build and maybe doing a few DE's in it.
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Old 02-03-2014, 09:33 PM   #2
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Probably youre best option would be a 17x9. Cheaper tires, smaller rolling radius, lower ride height for better center. and the difference in optional brake clearance probably wont be affected unless youre running something nuts for brakes.
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Old 02-04-2014, 01:33 AM   #3
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im running 17x9 245 square on my ZHP sedan with no fender modifications


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Old 02-04-2014, 03:47 PM   #4
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use 9.5x18 ET45 rear
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:56 PM   #5
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You can run a square setup with the Style 135 ZHP rear wheels with a 255/35 tire. I also have a set of the ARC-8s (like above) in 17x9 with 255/40 Nitto NT-01s. I was advised to use a 5mm spacer in the front, and I have had no rubbing issues.

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Old 02-10-2014, 07:22 PM   #6
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Offset is what you want to pay attention to. I'm guessing you want to run wide tires also? In that case you want something with a +40 to +45 offset.
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Old 02-10-2014, 07:57 PM   #7
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I run 18x9 et45 with a 255/35/18 but could probably run a 18x9 and a 265/35.Click image for larger version

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ID:	546088 I am currently on stock sport suspension, and have about 3/4-1" gap between my tire wall and my fender lip. My fenders are not rolled.
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Old 02-19-2014, 03:50 PM   #8
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18x9 +26 offset (style 67...4 x m3 rears) running 235/40/18. Slight rear rub and im lower than zhp
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Old 02-19-2014, 05:04 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by bimmernate View Post
im running 17x9 245 square on my zhp sedan with no fender modifications (although i think i may be slightly rubbing in the rear).

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Old 03-10-2014, 01:01 PM   #10
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For STX, you're limited to 9" wide, so 17x9 or 18x9. Both work, but you'll definitely need to roll the fender in the rear, and pay attention to offsets. 265s will rub a little in the rear, but that was mostly when I had a lot of stuff in the car. (4-500lbs worth of autocross junk, wheels, etc)

I've retired my ZHP from STX, and have a lot of STX-related stuff that's for sale if you're interested, details here:

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Old 03-10-2014, 05:06 PM   #11
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FYI -Stx is flooded with brzs and ft86. I've been getting bitched lately

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