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MARCT Jul 8, 3:34pm - #218953 
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will an 8 inch wide tire rub my Celica?

I might be getting a set of 17x8 matrix shadow rims, my car is not dropped , will tires I get for this rub?
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JBing Jul 8, 6:24pm - #218954 

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No depending on the offset anything above a 40 might

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qt1ncelica Jul 8, 6:28pm - #218955 

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i have 19x8.5 in front and 19x9.5 in the rear with a 3 mill spacer and yes it rubs only in rear but my car has a 2 inch drop so if raise it it will be fine so no a 17x8 will not rub
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tru_Asiatik_Pride Jul 8, 7:13pm - #218956 

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^^8.5 & 9.5 eek eek wow i should do that on mine thumbsup
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NorwayGT Jul 8, 8:29pm - #218957 

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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
^^8.5 & 9.5 eek eek wow i should do that on mine thumbsup

eek eek damn

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RicePowered Jul 8, 8:32pm - #218958 
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I've never been told 8 inches is a problem rofl rofl rofl rofl



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tru_Asiatik_Pride Jul 8, 9:36pm - #218959 

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^^ spineyes rofl rofl
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Mp3Supply Jul 8, 10:06pm - #218960 

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i have 18x8 with a 35 offset .. hotchcks rear cambers .. and tien ss-p. . .

i rub everynow and then, i want to go lower but it will rub. . i sanded down some of the inner wheel well lip . .. still rub a little.. but very rarly. . . .. thats my insight. . i dont know how you can have 19x9.5. .. !!! in the rear.. . no clue. .

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v3n0m Jul 8, 10:50pm - #218961 

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^ You can fit a 9.5" in the rear w/the right offset...you just need a small offset, like a 20-25mm. But it's dumb having wider wheels in the rear when the car is fwd...you can't properly rotate the tires, so they'll wear out faster.
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