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Old 02-19-16, 11:28 AM
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That fact that they are 20s changes nothing.

Assuming you pick the correct tire sizes.
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GREAT IDEA

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Rim Brand and Type: Volk GT-Cs
Rim Size f/r: F:19x8.5 R:19x9.5
Rim Offset f/r: F:+39 R:+37
Tire Size f/r: F:245/35/19 R:275/30/19
Suspension Setup: Current: Tein HA coilovers
Previous: 97 TT stock shocks/eibachs
Comment On Ride: MUCH stiffer than stock. However, after going from 15" wheels with the tall sidewall to the 30 profile tires on the 19s, road noise and bumps were much more noticeable but also steering was more responsive and the ride truly did feel more solid (due to less flex in the sidewall)
Fender Modifications: Shaved rear fenders. Fronts clear without any modification.
Any other comments: Face 1 in front and Face 2 in the rear. Fronts have enough clearance even after TT brakes to fit a finiger between the face of the caliper and the inside face of the wheel. In the rear i made the mistake of ordering a high disc rear so clearance is ridiculous at the expense of amount of lip. 2 fingers of clearance between the face and the TT calipers. I still love the wheels more than any other i could afford though and have no regrets in my choices other than the disc fitment in the rear.
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Nice job on the research.... you're right, the standard wheels are sunken in too much and look funny,,, it is a performance car.. I have the 400GS and raced some guy down a mountain road with the factory optional Chrome 17" wider tread which gets the wheel wider instead of the 16" alloy.. the handling on the 17, wider 45's is so much better than the 16, 55's.. it's like night and day.
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Nice job on the research.... you're right, the standard wheels are sunken in too much and look funny,,, it is a performance car.. I have the 400GS and raced some guy down a mountain road with the factory optional Chrome 17" wider tread which gets the wheel wider instead of the 16" alloy.. the handling on the 17, wider 45's is so much better than the 16, 55's.. it's like night and day.
The only deal is that the wheels are so fragile... get out of round.... chip... you can buy 4 alloy rims for less than the price on ONE chrome rim.... is the suspention different and more fragile? It has const me bucks on the the rims.... I used to own a 1992 Acura Legend and I could hit curbs, median curbs and it was never a problem... they were 55's-- when the standard wheel in that era was 60-65-70.
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I'd like to get on the get all emails section... I didn't type that in fearing 100's of irrelevant emails... does anyone know how to get on the initial set up page?
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I will never buy another car other than a used Lexus GS.... mayne infinity G37 series... but I'm not sure I could get the 300K milage out of it.
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Originally Posted by zmds18 View Post
That fact that they are 20s changes nothing.

Assuming you pick the correct tire sizes.
The correct sizes? its gonna be 5/114.3 Is anyone running 20/10 rims and has pics? wonder how big of a tire i can get
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Whats the widest rim you can put on an Sc? Or is there really no limit and I could run whatever i wanted?
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Is disk fitment the same as backspace? If not do they correlate at all?
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Please do a little more research before asking questions.

I was simply stating, wanting to run those wheel sizes will work just fine, you will not have any clearance issues. Just make sure you run appropriately sized tires for the wheels and you will have no issue.

If you don't know what the appropriately sized tires are, use the search function for this thread, I found several other individuals running similar setups to what you are wanting to accomplish.

And I have no idea what "disk fitment" is, that sounds like a made up term.

But no, it is not the same as backspace.

Here is an image explaining backspace and offset.



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Disk fitment is a term i saw on a post regarding ls400 brakes on a sc300 which is what I'm trying to acquire. I have a set of wheels 18x9 18x10 5x114.3 with a low off set of 22 and i was wondering if these would fit with the big brakes?
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Originally Posted by jwynn View Post
Disk fitment is a term i saw on a post regarding ls400 brakes on a sc300 which is what I'm trying to acquire. I have a set of wheels 18x9 18x10 5x114.3 with a low off set of 22 and i was wondering if these would fit with the big brakes?
So the real question is how do I know if my tires will fit the ls400 brakes.?
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You need high disk in order to clear LS400 front brake calipers
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I was wondering if I bought an 18 x 7.5 inch rim with a +48 offset and a tire size of 225/35/18, How would this look? would I have to buy spacers?
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How will a 19x8.5/10 with 15 in front and 20 offset in rear be with a 275mm tire in the rear fit? I know I'll have to roll fenders I'm also lowering the car 2 inches. Will it fit with a rolled fender? Going for a flush look
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Originally Posted by Jc4dint View Post
My Toyo T1S do the trick as well.

I got lucky with my setup, it was originally fitted for an SC430. But it didn't fit without major headaches. But I love the deep dish.

CL Member Name: Jc4dint
Rim Brand and Type: DTM Kreuz 16 spoke 3 Pc
Rim Size f/r: 20 x 10.5 : 20 x 11.5
Rim Offset f/r: ??? but it clears big brakes.
Tire Size f/r: 245 / 275 stretched = curb rash
Suspension Setup: Tein Basic 3 in. drop & 1.8 neg camber(r)
Comment On Ride: stiff but bearable
Fender Modifications: Rolled and pulled out probably a half inch. Removed linings, washer reservoir & relocated wiring.
Any other comments: Hard to peel out, PITA to clean, but when it's clean, yumm.
Picture: The pics below are before I pulled the fenders, they're just rolled then.

** So if anybody is going to drop their car to where it would hit the top of the front fender. There are wiring underneath that needs to be relocated and a piece of steel that needs to be trimmed.

I simply pulled and zip tied mine out of the way. The piece of metal that protrudes, I trimmed 2 of the 3 layers of metal and pounded the third flush with the fender. **











Looks nice, what (rearu bumper) kit are you using?
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