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Jan 25, 8:02pm - #383559 
drop with 18's

ok my question is i have 18 inch rims with 220/18/40 tires and i have some rubbing but is minimal and only when i turn the wheel all the way to either side and that stock springs now i want to drop it 2.2 inches, is it possible? what will happen? how will handling be? will there be more rubbing? any hell will be helpful thanks in advanced


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Jan 25, 8:20pm - #383560 
How wide are your rims?? I am running an 18x8 with 225/40's and I have no rubbing with a sportline drop. FYI

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Jan 25, 8:24pm - #383561 
the rims rub on the plastics but like i said it only rubs when i pull the wheel all the way to either side but hardly over and sorry i am not sure how wide they are buy i think they are 18X8 also


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Jan 25, 8:32pm - #383562 
might be rubbing not sure though i have matrix drop 2inch fron and rear with 17x7s and there is no rubbing but your bave bigger rims with more of a drop im guessing there would be


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Jan 26, 3:53am - #383563 
i have 225/40/18" & with stock there is no rubbin
shortly im puttin prokit eibach (already waitin for better weather wink ) and with 1" drop the gap should be round 1"-1,5" = but ill now for sure within a month

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Jan 26, 11:37am - #383564 
i've got 225/40/18 with the tanabe df210 with a 2" drop and no rubbing, check your plastics to make sure they haven't come loose. confused

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Jan 26, 11:54am - #383565 
The rubbing is all due to the offset of the wheels. What offset is your 18s?

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Jan 26, 4:20pm - #383566 
-it is due to the offset, cause I have 225/40/18 and my tires rubbed at stock height. now it's even worse that I dropped it on tein s-techs. My fender plastic actually ripped off, cause I wasn't keeping an eye on it, and it came off at liked 70mph and put a crease in my fender.

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going to purchase 225/35/18 this spring, any suggestions a good tire that isn't very expensive. Choices seem limited compared to 225/40/18, 215/40/18, 215/35/18. really don't want to loose the extra width and step down to a 215, but if it's going to save me a good chunk of money, I may have to.

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Jan 26, 4:38pm - #383567 
what will be the right offset for the following wheel size

17x7

17x7.5

18x8

18x7

18x7.5


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Jan 26, 4:41pm - #383568 
anywhere from 30-40mm, you probably wanna stay around 36-38mm

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Jan 26, 6:09pm - #383569 
Originally Posted by sincere2883
ok my question is i have 18 inch rims with 220/18/40 tires and i have some rubbing but is minimal and only when i turn the wheel all the way to either side and that stock springs now i want to drop it 2.2 inches, is it possible? what will happen? how will handling be? will there be more rubbing? any hell will be helpful thanks in advanced


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Jan 26, 6:11pm - #383570 
sorry, im a smartass, i know lol

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Jan 26, 6:43pm - #383571 
lol snowy

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Jan 26, 7:00pm - #383572 
Originally Posted by SnowFire
sorry, im a smartass, i know lol


grin grin grin haha sorry i meant HELP!!! rofl grin grin grin .

so back to my question would i get a lot of rubbing and to the guy before my plastics ripped off also going at 70 MPH grin and my plastics been loose since i try on the blitz bumper also what can i do to secure them cus they literally just broke loose ?????


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