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Jan 16, 11:49pm - #84751 
wheel offset

hey im getting a celica within the next month and not sure what would be a good offset for it. im planning on getting 18 x 8 or 18 x 7.5...
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Jan 17, 6:54am - #84752 
35 mm offest looks great with a 8 inch wide wheel.


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Jan 17, 7:39am - #84753 
yeah..try and keep the offset between 35 and 43, that would be best thumbsup

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Jan 17, 8:02am - #84754 
35mm rear & 45mm front on mine. Click on my name to see my pics in my profile. I have 18x7.5 though.

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Jan 17, 9:32am - #84755 
so like a 38 offset wouldnt be bad if i got 18 x 8

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Jan 17, 9:34am - #84756 
Originally Posted by collins
so like a 38 offset wouldnt be bad if i got 18 x 8


not at all. its between 35 and 45 thumbsup

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Jan 17, 9:40am - #84757 
ok sorry about this, im kinda new to the celica. now what size tires would be ok if i was planning on dropping it later.. im guessing like 225/40/18.

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Jan 17, 11:52am - #84758 
im planning on getting 215/35/18..low profile tire



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Jan 17, 12:45pm - #84759 
i think a 215 tire is tooo narrow for a 8 inch wheel. 225 is better adn 235 is awsome.


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Jan 17, 1:19pm - #84760 
Originally Posted by collins
ok sorry about this, im kinda new to the celica. now what size tires would be ok if i was planning on dropping it later.. im guessing like 225/40/18.


Good choise. I have the same size. A little too big in diameter (20mm) but won't give any problem with 35mm lowering. It will fill the wheelcases very nice thumbsup



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Jan 17, 2:20pm - #84761 
yea sorry im talking about a 7.5 wheel


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Jan 17, 4:24pm - #84762 
215 on a 7.5 is better but i wuold still go with 225 the wider the better.


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Jan 17, 7:25pm - #84763 
ok i think im getting FN01Rc's or the Heidfeld Mesh in 18x 7.5 with 215/35/18 or 225/40/18...thanks guys
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Jan 17, 8:06pm - #84764 
Originally Posted by collins
ok i think im getting FN01Rc's or the Heidfeld Mesh in 18x 7.5 with 215/35/18 or 225/40/18...thanks guys
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get at least 225...i can get 215 on my stock 7.5s

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Jan 17, 10:45pm - #84765 
Originally Posted by dvs1
35mm rear & 45mm front on mine. Click on my name to see my pics in my profile. I have 18x7.5 though.

This may be a stupid question but how come you have two different offsets?
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Jan 18, 3:04am - #84766 
Originally Posted by collins

Originally Posted by dvs1

35mm rear & 45mm front on mine. Click on my name to see my pics in my profile. I have 18x7.5 though.

This may be a stupid question but how come you have two different offsets?
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HAd 2 orders from 2 warehouses. Each had a different listing for the celica for offset. Both would work. I was gonna add h&r spacers to push the rear out anyway. The difference is minimal. You had to bend & twist to tell that that the rears sit out more.

225,35,18 will keep the speedo most accurate. 225,40,18 will make it read slow (~2mph?). 215,40 or 35, 18 will make it read about 0.6mph too fast. I got shop price on the 215,35's or I would have gone 225,35.

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