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ok i have s-tech on my car now, and i'm planning to get rx-8 wheels.
will they rub?? does anyone have this setup?? i tried searching in the forums with no luck.
or will the s-tech rub with any 18" ??
 

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no. i wouldn't worry about 18's.

i'd worry about what tires you're able to put on, definitely nothing wide. 225 max would be my guess.
 

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well i have 205/50/17 on mine now, and the front is like this,


do you have any recommendation on tire size for 18" ?
 

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i wouldn't go over 225/40r/18

im no tire expert, but i'd bet you'd rub. no real tight u-turns thats for sure.
 

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[quote author=drdellorama link=topic=66739.msg1145583#msg1145583 date=1168577093]
well i have 205/50/17 on mine now, and the front is like this,


do you have any recommendation on tire size for 18" ?
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225/40R18

I had 18" wheels with 225/40R18 and a drop significantly lower than yours and I never experienced any rubbing whatsoever. The +50 offset of the RX-8 wheels are perfect for the 3.
 

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^

:goodjob:
 

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[quote author=drdellorama link=topic=66739.msg1145678#msg1145678 date=1168580089]
there's a local guy selling his rx8 wheels for 350, is that a good price?
sounds decent, i might get them
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350$ just rims for all 4?

sounds pretty good to me. especially if there's no curbage.
 

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Well, I've heard bad things about them. The reason they are more on the single customer consumer game rather than mass whole sale is because of their quality issues. Don't get me wrong, Rota has a name in the wheel industry... BUT there has been some issues lately with the quality of their rim. The reason you don't find many local wheel places dealing with Rotas is because of all of the returns, and that's a waste of their time. I was going to get Rota until I found this out... I'm not trying to bash Rota or anything.. so please don't flame me :) :twisted: :surrender:
 
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