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Old 05-13-14, 08:48 PM   #1
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Would be cool to see pics of anyone's JZS147 1ST GEN GS300/ARISTO with 18 inch wheels. Post pics and specs for the wheels. Let us know if your wheels rub and if you had fenders pulled or rolled. Also if the car is lowered on coilovers or springs.
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Old 05-14-14, 02:29 PM   #2
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I will help you out with starting this!

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18x8.5 +25f, 18x10 +25r.
BFG g-force super sport tires 245/45/18f and 275/40/18r.

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Front tires rub when turning to lock on the back plastic, and the rear tires rub the plastic inner lip a tiny bit on big bumps. I am running PBM 18/14 coil overs adjusted to this height. In reality, cutting the front and rear lips would allow me to lower the car a little more and drive aggressively still.
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Looks great man!!
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18s are too small imo need to go 19s
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18s are too small imo need to go 19s
Lol so you will probably want to avoid this thread. I was thinking the same thing at first but I think 18 is a good compromise for daily driving, looks and comfort. Plus it seems easier for me to get 18 inch tires just in case I ever have a flat. Those are the reason I chose 18s.
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I rail on my card very hard and prefer the sidewall height of my 18's versus 19's. In my opinion I will keep the sizing i have for a very long time just because of how well the car handles.
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I drive very hard on my 19s and out corner a lot of "sports cars" if it weren't for the big smooth seats and my skinny butt sliding around id go faster lol.

I do think 18s is a good comprise for smoother ride and sporty feel while still looking good. I had thrown some 17s on before I bought my 19s and they were a tad small for my liking. My preference is 18-20 depending on style and tire fitment, but that's just me.
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On megan racing coilovers
18x8 all around

I plan to keep 18's and go wider. Throw a pretty good tire on there.
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These were some older SSR wheels I was rockin' back in the days. Not sure of the full specs, all I know is that they're 18 x 8 and 18 x 9.

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Beautiful stance on all these cars in my opinion! Tasteful, performance luxury cars.
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I'm curious as to the offset on these setups. What would be the widest wheel you could run on a stock body? I think these look good on 18s.
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Without cambering them all crazy I have 9.5" wide with probably an inch of clearance out back. Up front I have 8" with plenty if room. Kinda wish I went wider. Can't remember my offset specs right now.
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Hot looking cars here. Keep em coming. And yes, i think 18's fit these cars very well.
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215/55R18 all the way around might be going to a 225/40 tier soon have to se when i slam it this week if these will still fit
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I'm pretty keyed about my cheapie 18's I just got this weekend. 235-40-18's make the car feel much better than the stockers. Pics after I lower it a bit.
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