need to take into consideration if you are or will be dropped, offsets will be affected by it, offsets that work with undropped wont look good with dropped (lower offsets than undropped). Take a look in the sticky
14 IS350 Nebula Gray/Rioja Red + FSport + ML/Nav + JoeZ Intake/Exhaust
06 IS350 Crystal White/Black + Sport/ML + 2014 IS F Sport Wheels
how do you determine how big the lip is on these wheels? if i was to go order them and wanted a 3" lip, how would i ask? does it have anything to do with the offset? sorry am new to this, so i know nothing..
lip size all depends on how wide your wheels are and the offsets you chose. lastly the type of disc you use for your wheels.
work wheels have a R disc which give good lip size but most of the time will not clear bbk. work also has a A disc which give a decent lip and clears BBk. for the rear they offer a O disc and that maximizes your lip in the rear depending on offsets.
I went with +38 and am happy with it. You should prob put 235/40-18 in for front tires. I have 225 and it looks stretched. I'm going to be throwing 235 in the front when I decide on new tires. I dont know anyone that runs the +32 so youd taking a chance, it does look like it could be fine with a bit more aggresive stance but I went with something I knew would would and it still looks good. I'll try to see if I can get a pic of my car so you can see the offsets.
2006 Black / Black IS350
Sport Package, Navigation, 35% Tint, F-Sport Exhaust, F-Sport Lowering Springs, F-Sport Air Intake, Garax 6000K HIDs, Nokya Hyper Yellow Fogs, 19" Rays Eng, BFGoodrich KDW2, Aerotect RedOuts, Stoptech Slotted Rotors, PosiQuiet Brake Pads
Is there any reason why you wouldn't run 265/40s on the rear?
I'm pending for these and I also have questions on them. These are 18x8.5 and 18x9.5.
OEM: 18x8.0-225/40 (90mm) & 18x8.5-255/40 (102mm)
XT-7: 18x8.5-235/40 (94mm) & 18x9.5-265/35 (92.75mm)
() = tire height, double and add rim size to get total wheel size
265/40 would put it at 106mm... wouldn't that be closer to the OEM?
I don't understand the calculations for tires and rims... 8.0" = 203.2mm, 8.5" = 215.9mm, 9.5" = 241.3mm. Doesn't that warp the tire then if rim width != tire width?
Also, does anyone know the speed difference for a tire that's 4mm bigger in radius? It's probably around .2 mph or so?
widths being on 8.5 and 9.5 a +32 would not really be aggressive. its still conservative to me but will look flush. of course this all matters on what tire size you will finalize and if you want any fender mods which i doubt you will need.
my works are ganna be 19x9 +18 and 19x10 +17 and thats semi aggressive compared to the set i was going to order. i cant wait till they arrive.