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I just bought some used Motegi MR7 with 215/45/17 on them. The offset on them is 40mm. To make the question easy to answer... is this going to be a problem? I have a 04 hatch that had the stock 17/6.5 wheels with the 53 or whatever offset.
 

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prolly be fine...
 

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I see you have "springs" in your sig. What's the drop on your springs?

With a 40 offset and a decent drop, you will rub in aggressive cornering/larger bumps and rolling your fenders will be required.
 

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seems to me that it would be the close to 7.5" rims with a +46mm offset
do people need to roll fenders for that?
 

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[quote author=danielj link=topic=134104.msg2882373#msg2882373 date=1232634986]
I see you have "springs" in your sig. What's the drop on your springs?

With a 40 offset and a decent drop, you will rub in aggressive cornering/larger bumps and rolling your fenders will be required.
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Those are in the plans... but it will be a 1.8inch drop. Right now im running on a compleatly stock 3.

So 40mm will be ok? I dont want to destory my suspention.
 

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Since the 215 tire is a bit narrow, you will be okay but will want to roll the rear fenders. You may have some rubbing in the front on hard, aggressive corning.
 

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[quote author=xxguitarist link=topic=134104.msg2882791#msg2882791 date=1232645915]
Am I missing something here or did you not mention the wheel width?
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He didn't have to. 17" Motegi MR7's are all 7" wide.
 

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[quote author=xxguitarist link=topic=134104.msg2882791#msg2882791 date=1232645915]
Am I missing something here or did you not mention the wheel width?
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lol, for some reason i thought he said 7" but now I see that i was mistaken. :oops:

[quote author=danielj link=topic=134104.msg2882801#msg2882801 date=1232646145]
[quote author=xxguitarist link=topic=134104.msg2882791#msg2882791 date=1232645915]
Am I missing something here or did you not mention the wheel width?
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He didn't have to. 17" Motegi MR7's are all 7" wide.
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cool
 

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Personally, I wouldn't roll unless I experienced a rub. Rolling is just a call out is it's likely you may have to but you never know.

Once you're dropped and see what spec your camber is, you'll know exactly how much room you do or do not have.

Remember, once you drop you're wheels will take on a / \ angle.
 
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