This is a discussion on Lokey's 2011 WRX (SWP Hatch) within the Builds forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Originally Posted by Mikie13 The engine doesn't run on oil! It runs on gas!!!!! wtf? Well, or corn....
Ok, I need some help again fellas. I'm looking to buy a new set of wheels. (No, I'm not going to say what they are. You'll have to wait and see. )
Here are the specs I'm looking at:
18 x 9
I am currently on 17 x 8 w/ +45 offset. As we know, fender clearance is not an issue with adding 18mm, even on the Epic lowering springs.
My only concern is clearing the strut housing. I'll have 8mm less inner clearance according to this - http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Wheel-Offset-Calculator
Is this a non-issue? Should I consider a different offset? They are custom, so I can change it...that's your only clue.
Thank you, wizards!
Last edited by lokey; 03-13-2013 at 06:15 AM.
RPF1's? I know the Rota's run 18x9 +35 and have no issues and Enkei has 18x9.5 +40 that works too, not sure if that extra 5mm is gonna cause any issues hitting the strut.
There are a number of different wheel/tire combinations discussed here.
Guide to fitting wheels and tires to the 2011+ WRX - NASIOC
There might be some info there that will give you the answer you're looking for.
2012 pbp WRX premium
Lead Wrench @ WTF Tuning, LLC
...now I just need the wheels.
Yes, they are. Thanks. You guys queued me into these. I was going to go with Falken 453s.