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Old 05-08-2010, 07:52 PM   #1
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Help choosing wheel spacers csl 18x8.5 square

I have the CSL style 18X8.5 +40 and am running a 235/40/18 all around. I have a stock sport suspension. I was wondering what a good spacer setup would be. I want a more aggressive look so the tires are close to flush with the fender without any rubbing/rolling fenders. I am thinking 12mm to 15mm for a flush fitment in the rear. It is 7/8's from the tire sidewall to the outer fender.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:42 PM   #2
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The best option is to mount them to the car and measure using this guide:



However, based on those offsets and tire sizes, a 10mm spacer for the rear should work well.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:50 PM   #3
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Right now? even 25mm will do it, if you're not dropped. I'll try 10 mm in case I want to drop it.
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id run 10s up front, because i rub a tad with 18x8.5 245/40 et28, (which is what youd be at ET40 + 12mm), so id aim for ET30.
For the rear, with 235s, id take a shot at a 15-20mm with a coupe.
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:11 AM   #5
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I would recommend measuring the gap as well.This will guarantee yourself a correct size spacer for your specific application.

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