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Old 04-10-2006, 12:40 PM   #1
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i know we had lots of threads about 18 and 19 inches wheels but looking at a nice set of oz wheels today i was wandering how wide is the maximum recommended rear and front wheel/tyres sizes or is it preferable to stick with the original wheels width and add spacers?

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i know we had lots of threads about 18 and 19 inches wheels but looking at a nice set of oz wheels today i was wandering how wide is the maximum recommended rear and front wheel/tyres sizes or is it preferable to stick with the original wheels width and add spacers?

I have O.Z. Racing Wheels on mine 18X8.5 Front and 18X10 Rears, and they fit fine, some ive seen 10.5" in the rears as well....Heres a few pictures. Very light wheels. These are the 3pc. Vela.

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How much did you pay for your bodykits Trigem2k??
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10.5" is probably maximum, but in any case the trick is not width, it's offset. You need to be sure you are buying wheels that will fit, and use an offset calculator to help if you need it. A 7.5 inch wheel might not even work if the offsets are wrong, and a 10.5" might be just fine. All custom made wheels will work, as they make them to fit your vehicle, but they aren't cheap, either.

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