I found a nice set of 19x8.5 f 19x9.5 r for my Avant, question is what spacers if any am i going to need? I am running HR Coilovers slightly dropped. I dont really want to rub so any advice would be appreciated.
you don't have to do a thing as long as you don't run a tire wider than a 265 in the back and 240 in the front. i've run that set up for three years and i 've never rubbed. the only time that i rubbed is when i had 19x10's w/265-30-19 in the rear. so happy new wheels to you........... http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
The tires need to have the same diameter when on the wheel. For the wheels you are looking at your best bet is a 235/40 in the front and 265/35 in the rear. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
even if they are the same diameter, you will still put more stress on your center diff
there are guys out there that are running staggered setups without a problem, but trust me, it will kill the center diff faster
if your driving on street, probably will last fine, but if your an aggressive driver or go to track, your diff will definitely suffer
i say, dont do it, and go for a staggered look instead
Staggered is anytime the front wheels are smaller than the rear. It's basically a personal preference thing in terms of whether or not you want to "risk it" by running wider tires. Personally, I don't think it's a big thing to worry about unless you are some kind of autocross junkie. If you do want to run the same size wheels all around and want the staggered look, get 8.5's for the back too but get the rears with a lower offset. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
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