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Old 03-16-2013, 01:32 PM   #1
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Wheel offset question? Please help

Hi guys, I have an 02 boxster and was looking to update my wheels. I've seen a set for sale off a 06. The wheels are 17" front 6.5x55, rear 8x40. Wiil they fit my car without the need for spacers?
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The short answer is yes. However, the sizes seem off. Are you sure they're not 17 x 7 or 7.5 and 17 x 9 ?
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Thanks, I'll double check the size when I see them but that's what the guy told me on the phone. He said they were on a 06 boxster
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Thanks, I'll double check the size when I see them but that's what the guy told me on the phone. He said they were on a 06 boxster
6.5' front and 8' rear seems awfully narrow, even for a 17 ?
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They come with tires, I'll just throw them on. Whats the worst think that could happen?
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They come with tires, I'll just throw them on. Whats the worst think that could happen?
Probably nothing. I'm guessing that you have the specs wrong. Hopefully a member who's running oem 17's will chime in.
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16 is awfull small for that car.It will easily accommodate 18 stock or similar. Go to wikipidea an check what was stock, calculate offsets. You can quite easily add +12 mm to back and +7 to the front.

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16 is awfull small for that car.It will easily accommodate 18 stock or similar. Go to wikipidea an check what was stock, calculate offsets. You can quite easily add +12 mm to back and +7 to the front.

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Who said anything about 16's ?
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