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    Im running 18 x 8.5 wheels with 255 tyres on the rear, I dont get any rubbing, but my car isnt lowered
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnie View Post
    would def like to the stretched tyres sham. When dropping the car is using coilovers better then ungrading the springs?
    Depends what you want! Also depends what condition your original shocks are in.. if your shocks are in good nick then i'd say get a quality set of springs like eibachs or koni's and i'm sure you'll be well happy.

    coilovers split opinion big time between people but in general if you want a nice ride on coilovers you'll need to spend a fair bit of cash.. the cheaper end of the market tend to give quite a stiff ride especially if your dropping it more than 40-50mm.. so just lowering springs would also be a cheaper option!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveyBoy View Post
    Im running 18 x 8.5 wheels with 255 tyres on the rear, I dont get any rubbing, but my car isnt lowered
    you going to be lowering your car?? would be the icing on the cake for your car i'd say mate
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    so correct me if im wrong as i have never really messed around with shocks and springs...shocks you refer to coilovers? By sticking on springs there will be less role but wont feel harsh when you go over a bump as you will have original coilovers (shocks)...???
     
     

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    ignore my above message, i some how missed the description given by baderlfc about coilovers probably coz im half asleep on my desk but the description answers my question. thanks.
     
     

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    donnie - if your keen on the wheels but don't want to have your arches rolled then go for the non-staggered set.

    Lovely wheels
     
     

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    rusey im afriad im in love with the staggerd wheels hopefully ill have some cash sitting somewhere that i can use to purchase them.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    you going to be lowering your car?? would be the icing on the cake for your car i'd say mate
    Cheers mate, yeah I do want to get it lowered, but I want to keep the wide wheels on, so think I would need the arches rolled/flared.
    Moneys the only thing holding me back at the minute
     
     

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    you guys with your e36s wouldn't need your arches rolled to fit the 8.5j rims under unless you really slammed the car would you??

    surely theres enough clearance to drop it 40mm??
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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    you guys with your e36s wouldn't need your arches rolled to fit the 8.5j rims under unless you really slammed the car would you??

    surely theres enough clearance to drop it 40mm??
    The rears look pretty close, Ill take sum pics and show you, give me 5 mins

    The fronts are 8s, so the should be ok
     
     

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