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Old 06-08-2013, 02:35 PM   #1
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I have style 71s.
After my coils I want to push wheels out more.

I did some measuring.


Rear - I would say no bigger than 10mm. I have 255 on the back.

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Front - I would say I can go as big as 15mm but I was thinking of just doing 10 mm front and back.

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Some thoughts from others would be great. So some hub centric 10mm all around would work fine, at least I think.

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Old 06-09-2013, 05:51 PM   #2
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Bump. Anyone thoughts?


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Old 06-09-2013, 08:39 PM   #3
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I have the 18" style 71's 8" et 47 fronts and 8.5" et50 rears. I am putting my status gruppe coliovers on next weekend. I picked up 12mm rear spacers and 15mm fronts. 255/35 rear tires and 225/40 fronts. Those spacer sizes came recommended from one of the wheel vendors on the site. Your car looks great man. I'm trying to figure out what length wheel studs to get for these spacers myself right now.
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I have the 18" style 71's 8" et 47 fronts and 8.5" et50 rears. I am putting my status gruppe coliovers on next weekend. I picked up 12mm rear spacers and 15mm fronts. 255/35 rear tires and 225/40 fronts. Those spacer sizes came recommended from one of the wheel vendors on the site. Your car looks great man. I'm trying to figure out what length wheel studs to get for these spacers myself right now.
Ya from when I was measuring it didn't seem like I had the space to fit anything bigger than 10mm in the rear. I'm trying to avoid making the rear flush and having the front still sunken in a bit. I was thinking maybe just something like 10 front 5 rear. Just to space it out a little. I don't want to roll my fenders so its a balance act.


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Old 06-11-2013, 05:01 PM   #5
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Anyone, any more thoughts or opinions before I order some spacers? Reconsidered going to go 5 mm front and back.


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Old 06-11-2013, 06:30 PM   #6
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Just kidding went 10 mm worst comes to worse...fender rolling!


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Old 06-14-2013, 06:19 PM   #7
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Just an update 10 mm installed.

Everything clears fine, only drove a short distance the rear is very flush.


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Old 06-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #8
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I'm actually surprised that those cleared without rubbing! Good work, OP.
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:45 PM   #9
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I'm actually surprised that those cleared without rubbing! Good work, OP.
Ya I was a bit surprised as well.

I packed me and three friends in and went for a drive and still nothing so I think i am safe.
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