The ST165 wheel size thread (offsets, widths, etc)

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Postby GT4165 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:01 am

do they rub on the inner or outer arch?
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Postby All-Trac Dude08 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:08 am

inner if I remember right.
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Postby Toxygene » Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:45 pm

All-Trac Dude08 wrote:inner if I remember right.


Please post pictures. Love to see that setup.
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Postby GT4165 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:04 pm

yeah pics please, im in the process of getting mine sprayed, plack spokes with the lip polished up, its hard to find good looking 16" wheels these days and i took a fancy to those, plus they are cheap cause most wrx drivers put fully sick 20" chromies on their cars :p
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Postby All-Trac Dude08 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:11 pm

Ok, I was gonna post pics once my car was painted, but since you asked...
I'll post them later today.
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Postby All-Trac Dude08 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:14 pm

ok, here are the pics:
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Postby GT4165 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:17 pm

lol same colour as mine lol, looks good, are they able to fit under the guard?
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Postby GT4165 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:29 pm

are they stock height springs as well?
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Postby All-Trac Dude08 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:51 pm

The rears are height adjustable and I believe the fronts are stock. They fit good, don't rub against anything, except the back ones of course since they have a spacer on.
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Postby GT4165 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:54 pm

hmm ill have to test fit them and get someone to make spacers, cause i want the car as low as your sig car (far right
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Postby Toxygene » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:15 am

Do you know the resulting offset with the spacers?

Also what's the spec on those wheels? Size, width, offset.
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Postby GT4165 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:29 am

they came out on wrx's with 205/50/16 the offset is something like 42 or 45 and there an awsome rim, lighweight and built really string, nit like most aftermarket rims
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Postby All-Trac Dude08 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:33 am

I think they have 42 offset and they are 16x7
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Postby alltracst185 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:37 am

^ they are mid to late 90's 2.5 rs wheels.....i thought about using them for drag wheels with some good sticky tires :wink: they look good!!!
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Postby GT4165 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:22 am

99/00 WRX STi rims, if only they had a bigger dish they would look even better, very simililar to te37's but a bit rounder
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