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Old 11-15-2006, 04:26 PM   #1
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wheels, tire suggestion advice for the track please

ok guys.
so when i installed m3 front fenders on my car, front wheels didnt stick out much, so i installed half inch spacers in the front... it looks cool, but when i take it to the track, it understeers, due to tue front being wider i guess...

now i decided to do a wide body on the rear, to be able to bring my rear tires out also to be even with the front, or maybe even wider.
my question is, should i use spacers??? should i buy something like 11 inch wide wheels, ????

what to do
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Old 11-15-2006, 11:54 PM   #2
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Is it M3 wide fenders or wider? You should be fine with 11s in the back as long as the offset is appropriate. Put up some wheels and their specs and I can tell you if it will work.
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Old 11-16-2006, 08:35 AM   #3
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thing is, for now, im trying to go the cheap route, and just get spacers for the rear....
do you think that will damage bushings, or afect performance???
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i called tire rack yesterday, and they dont have any 19*11 wheels for my car...
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Old 11-16-2006, 10:57 PM   #4
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I don't see any problems with spacers.
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Old 11-17-2006, 10:01 AM   #5
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yeah, i think ill go with spacers for now, and save up a pit for some new wheels later.
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yeah, i think ill go with spacers for now, and save up a pit for some new wheels later.
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Old 11-17-2006, 07:40 PM   #7
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More info is needed....

What size are you currently running both front and rear...what sizes do you plan on running later on (including diameter). How much track work do you really expect to see.

19" Rcompound rubber isnt exactly easy to find...18" has more options. Running wider and wider rubber is only going to add to understeer and heavier steering.
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