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Old 02-13-2017, 01:30 PM   #1
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Help... ordered ARC-8s but...

Here's the situation

I'm currently running a staggered setup with 19x8.5 and 9.5 OZ's (offset 46) and with H&R Cup kit. Some rubbing under load so decided to order ARC-8 square setup 19x8.5 et 35 - I'm positive I wont have rubbing issues BUT you think a 9" ET38 rear would rub?

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Old 02-13-2017, 03:31 PM   #2
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You're moving the wheel out 8mm farther than it was, plus you have .5" less of wheel. I guess it really depends on how bad your rub is.

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Old 02-13-2017, 04:24 PM   #3
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I'll stick with the square set up for now. thanks
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Old 02-13-2017, 05:14 PM   #4
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Awesome. Yeah, square ARC-8's in 8.5" won't rub at all, especially if you have an M.

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Old 02-13-2017, 05:43 PM   #5
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If you want to get rid of rubbing with your current wheels n tires,
Raise it up a 1/4" all around, problem solved.
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