Your stock springs will also allow more weight transfer than with performance coil springs, and worn-out rubber body mounts will allow flexing- both of these factors will induce more rubbing with wider tires.
I hope all of this helps... Wow, just noticed one of your pics is exactly what I wanted to see!!!!!!!
This post really convinced me that I wanted these wheels. Author Topic: So the size you mentioned in 17s is close to factory.Tire stretching 18X9.5 on 225/45/18
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon. I believe 5. That used to be the set-up before 18" got more popular.
My 18 x 9 Bandits came today- these wheels are huge! This set of Bandits are borrowed, but the next pics I post of Bandits on my Bird will be mine! An of y'all know how the backspacing works out on fourth gen wheels in a first gen bird? The exceptions to this rule are the 10.
What to do? Tread Depth: The lower the offset the more fender rolling will be required. You will have to run the car a little higher, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
I plan to use 8" wheels in front with 4. A 295 width tire on a 10 inch wheel is within the tire manufactures wheel width recommendations. When mine grows up I want it to be like that!! Enkei RPF1.
I have a convertible btw if that changes anything. These will give me room to lower if needed. Hours of Operation M-F 9: