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i am just wondering is 225/45/17 (rims : 17x8, offset: +47) work with 1.65 inches drop?
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What springs give you a 1.65 drop ?

Mine are only 1.2 inches and it leaves enough room for compression under load.

Someone else will have to chime in here, but the drop seems a bit much.
 

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I use Canucks Motorsports Springs

[quote author=TEKWATCH link=topic=135499.msg2916843#msg2916843 date=1233924707]
What springs give you a 1.65 drop ?

Mine are only 1.2 inches and it leaves enough room for compression under load.

Someone else will have to chime in here, but the drop seems a bit much.
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The offset is perfect for the wheel/tire size and drop you're on. I don't foresee any problems.
 

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[quote author=danielj link=topic=135499.msg2917015#msg2917015 date=1233931549]
The offset is perfect for the wheel/tire size and drop you're on. I don't foresee any problems.
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Are ya sure, I mean mine is a 1.2 drop and under load I barely have 1 inch of clearance, 1.65 inch is almost another half inch, I would think while driving and any kind of load hw would bottom out or scrape.
 

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Yes, I'm sure. That tires and wheel size allows good clearance from the fenders and suspension. +47 keeps you centered in the wheel well.

Many here are on sportlines (1.8) drop with more aggressive tire/wheel setup.
 

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nice to hear to that...
thanks!!

but wut about full lock the wheels?
is there any possibility rubbing on the inside or sth?

[quote author=danielj link=topic=135499.msg2917015#msg2917015 date=1233931549]
The offset is perfect for the wheel/tire size and drop you're on. I don't foresee any problems.
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thanks for the information!!


[quote author=danielj link=topic=135499.msg2917699#msg2917699 date=1233945492]
Again, a +47 offset keeps you centered in the wheel well.

RX-8's are 18x8, have a +50 offset and many here roll on them w/out rubbing at lock.

Take a look at this thread and you'll get a greater idea of what is and isn't possible.

http://www.mazda3forums.com/index.php?topic=124746.0
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