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    Wheel Width

    whats the widest wheel possible on a 11 wrx
    i was thinking about going for a 18X 8.5 all around has anyone done that?

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    With the right offset an 8.5" wheel will fit just fine. I would say mid 40* offset would be perfect
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    well, your factory wheels are 17x8 w +53mm offset. Check out this wheel size caculator and it might help you. With the sti style wider body you can actually go pretty far in the width category.

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    Hey mangostick, I'm pretty sure the WRX and STi had the same wide body style in 2011 ans 2012 (at least, that's what I've read a bunch of places). Shouldn't any wheel width that fits on the STi also fit on the WRX?
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    BTW, that's a really helpful link you posted, mangostick.
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