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Old 06-02-13, 08:41 PM   #1
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Hi just bought a 2009 is 250 awd I iked the wheels on another is 250 which they gladly changed out but there off set so what do I do am I screwed or can I drive like that the problem is I like the look but my system says check system some one give me some options please thanks
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Old 06-05-13, 09:55 AM   #2
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Hi just bought a 2009 is 250 awd I iked the wheels on another is 250 which they gladly changed out but there off set so what do I do am I screwed or can I drive like that the problem is I like the look but my system says check system some one give me some options please thanks
The AWD's do have a squared setup all the way around. The RWD setups will only work on RWD. You can always have a set made to your correct offsets.
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Nice... your car is warning you that you are potentially killing the car driving it like that...

you can't have different diameters front and rear, I'm very surprised the dealer didn't know that you couldn't do that... prolly some dumb salesman agreed to it and no one else caught it...

get the wheels and tires the same size all around ASAP.. hopefully no damage has been done
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The RWD model uses approximately a 1" taller tire in the rear compared to the front while the AWD version tires are all the same height, so if you are using RWD model tire sizes on an AWD car that would probably damage the drivetrain.
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