Suspension and other discussion
Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:44 pm
XXR 502s on a st205 converted car.
I am not sure the specs yet, but I am pretty sure they are 18x8.5F, and 18x9.5R. viewtopic.php?f=6&t=36784
Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:17 pm
continued from the ST185 wheel size thread...
What's the suggested wheel width and offset for 18" wheels for the ST205?
My current wheels are 7.5J ET-35 with 15mm spacers in the rear and soon 5mm spacers up front.
Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:37 pm
One way to test fitment is to maybe use your 5mm spacers to see how much fender clearance you have. Add the 5mm and measure, then add the second 5mm to the same wheel and measure and if there is still room replace the two 5mm with the 15mm from the rear and measure. You can then see your outer clearance. You can then use a wheel calculator from 1010 tires to find a wheel size that fits in your tolerance. I would not drive around with the two 5mm spacers on one wheel though, just use for test fitment.
If you don't want to do the legwork, you can look at the previous posts in this thread and gauge you choice from them. I would say a 18x8 35et would be a safe size, you just have to look at your tire choice to make sure you clear the inner fender.
Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:44 pm
That's a good idea! Will do that after I've resurrected it from its hibernation.
Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:44 pm
I'm wondering how many Canadians are driving around in ST205s these days. Time to wheel up!
Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:39 pm
Hi, I dont know if somebody asked my question before but i dont speak english so its a lil bit difficult for me to search haha !
I have a st185 and i've found a set of ST205 Brake Calipers with Rotors - Front And Rear
my wheels is VOLK TE37 16 x 7 +42
is it ok ? and if not, if a put spacer, is it ok ? how spaced i need?
Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:15 am
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:58 pm
Got my new tires and wheels today:
'94 JDM GT-Four, stock TRD suspension
Previous tires & Wheels:
Again - 16x7 ET35
Bridgestone Blizzaks - 205/55/R16
Rota Grids - 17x8 ET35
General G-Mas AS-03 - 215/45/R17
Rear (plenty of space):
Front (plenty of space):
The front is quite flush, the rear still sits in the wheel arch, so it could have used some spacers to bring it more flush with the body. I'm still happy with it though.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:09 am
Looks really good, quite similar to the facelift wheels.
Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:13 pm
Gram Lights 57C6 18x9.5J with 255/35 tires:
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:27 pm
anyone know back spacing for the 3 spoke or 6 spoke ST205 wheels that came standard on the car. please.
Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:14 am
With back spacing you mean the offset?
The 6 spoke wheel has an offset of 45mm, the 3 spoke should be the same.
Sat Jul 04, 2015 8:52 am
Google wheel back spacing
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