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Hi,

thinking of running the following setup with reference to the Volk online wheel database

My rear fenders are rolled already.

F18x8 +43, +47, or +50 w/ 245/35R18
R18x10 +47 or +50 w/ 285/30R18

I know I don't make enough power to justify the traction needs but I'm just curious as I've seen another member (premierautoworks) running F19x8.5 w/ 245/35R19 and R19x9.5 w/ 285/30R18.
http://www.pbase.com/image/24143892

If it doesn't work, i'll just stick with F18x8 w/ 225/40R18 and R18x9 w/ 255/35R18.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanx in advance.
 

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Neova said:
Hi,

thinking of running the following setup with reference to the Volk online wheel database

My rear fenders are rolled already.

F18x8 +43, +47, or +50 w/ 245/35R18
R18x10 +47 or +50 w/ 285/30R18

I know I don't make enough power to justify the traction needs but I'm just curious as I've seen another member (premierautoworks) running F19x8.5 w/ 245/35R19 and R19x9.5 w/ 285/30R18.
http://www.pbase.com/image/24143892

If it doesn't work, i'll just stick with F18x8 w/ 225/40R18 and R18x9 w/ 255/35R18.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanx in advance.
Not sure about your setup question above...

But 18x7.5 +43 face 1 in front and 18x9 +44 face 2 rear works great. The only thing I wish I would have looked into more is potentially a higher offset in the rear so the wheels tuck a bit better. I could be wrong but I believe +47 is available for 18x9 face 2. With my setup I did have to roll the fenders a bit, even with stock ride height but other IS's could vary.

Hope that helps.
 

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any pics of you setup? what sized tires are you running? thanx
 

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I think the potential headache would outweigh the sweet lip you'd get on the 10s. Plus the tires would be f'n expensive. I'd go with 8's and 9s. Unless you're gonna go f/i.

What you should look into tho, is running face 2 in the front. If you're not going to get a big brake kit, face 2 should fit. I've seen pictures of Skylines with GTC face 2 in the front. And those things come equiped with big brakes in the front. Plus, face 2 front and rear would look tits.
 

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mr who said:
I think the potential headache would outweigh the sweet lip you'd get on the 10s. Plus the tires would be f'n expensive. I'd go with 8's and 9s. Unless you're gonna go f/i.

What you should look into tho, is running face 2 in the front. If you're not going to get a big brake kit, face 2 should fit. I've seen pictures of Skylines with GTC face 2 in the front. And those things come equiped with big brakes in the front. Plus, face 2 front and rear would look tits.
thanx, i'll look into it..
 

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That's actually my girlfriend car. We rolled the rear fender but we didn't rolled the front. The front tires rubs when the wheels turn sometimes. I forgot what offset I got, but I belive is Front +38 Rear +47



Neova said:
Hi,

thinking of running the following setup with reference to the Volk online wheel database

My rear fenders are rolled already.

F18x8 +43, +47, or +50 w/ 245/35R18
R18x10 +47 or +50 w/ 285/30R18

I know I don't make enough power to justify the traction needs but I'm just curious as I've seen another member (premierautoworks) running F19x8.5 w/ 245/35R19 and R19x9.5 w/ 285/30R18.
http://www.pbase.com/image/24143892

If it doesn't work, i'll just stick with F18x8 w/ 225/40R18 and R18x9 w/ 255/35R18.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanx in advance.
 

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8.5 will definitely NOT work in front with a +38 offset. i believe volks also come in +42 (which will be VERY close) or +45 (i only rub with this offset on the fender liners when backing up with the wheel cranked all the way over) i'm running 8.5 +45 with a 225 tire in front...

if you are looking to run 8.5 with a wider tire in the front you need a higher offset and some fender work.
 

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I just checked the wheels, here are the spec on the wheels
Front 19*8.5 Face I with offset +39
Rear 19*9.5 Face II with offset +49

I need to run a little bit lower offset than usual because I have the big brake kit on the front, I need at least +42 or below.

Just for you information too, the wheel setup originally is for Toyota Supra TT. The front tires only rub if I make a wide turn, otherwise everthing is fine.



irv_usc said:
8.5 will definitely NOT work in front with a +38 offset. i believe volks also come in +42 (which will be VERY close) or +45 (i only rub with this offset on the fender liners when backing up with the wheel cranked all the way over) i'm running 8.5 +45 with a 225 tire in front...

if you are looking to run 8.5 with a wider tire in the front you need a higher offset and some fender work.
 

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thanks for the detailed info guys!
 

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mr who said:
What you should look into tho, is running face 2 in the front. face 2 front and rear would look tits.
has anyone put face 2 upfront?

I think the setup below looks hot - not sure about gold though...

the wheels (both face 2's)


18x10 rears face 2 w/ 235/35/18


18x9 fronts face 2 w/ 225/40/18
(other sources say it's 17x9 w/ 215/40/17 but the first photo clear says 225/40/18 )


photoshopped onto my car... (again, will probably get silver or gunmetal)
not sure if I can fit 9's in the fronts though to get that lip, or would an 8" face 2 give similar effect?


silver version
 

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I8x7.5 Face 1 (F) and 18x9 Face 2 (R) with a slight rolling of the rear fenders.
:)





 
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