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    Thread: Miro 111 18x8.5 et 35 or 45 all around??

    1. 06-12-2012 08:45 PM #1
      I just want to know if it can fit with an 35 offset all around or 45 will be better for front?!? I would like to have the same fitment, front to back.

      Thx for help!

      Car is sitting on ST Suspension at lowest setting and I project to buy 215/40R18 and stretch it...

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      06-12-2012 09:05 PM #2
      215 on an 8.5" won't be a lot of stretch.

      Personally I'd run the ET35s all around, but the ET45 will be a very nice fit. Almost flush.

    3. 06-12-2012 09:18 PM #3

      This is what it looks like since last week!
      PSU...et35 would look a lot more aggressive than 45 or not? I have to make a choice soon! One of my oem wheels is broken(hit a fuc**** hole)

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      06-12-2012 09:46 PM #4
      You don't need a forum to tell you that ET35 is more "aggressive" than ET45...ET35 is going to stick out 10mm more than ET45 on each side, giving you a 20mm wider track..those numbers actually mean something, it's not some opinion type of thing.
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      06-12-2012 10:45 PM #5
      et 45 all around, T.235x40

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    6. 06-12-2012 11:54 PM #6
      I'm lower than that! That's why I'm wondering if et35 is too wide to fit easily without rubbing or I should go et45.... or, it simply depends on how wide the tire will be?!?

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      06-13-2012 10:48 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by MaxKenyon View Post
      I'm lower than that! That's why I'm wondering if et35 is too wide to fit easily without rubbing or I should go et45.... or, it simply depends on how wide the tire will be?!?
      Just do the ET35.

      Take the screw out of each front fender, roll the fenders and then hand pull them.

      You will be fine with 215/40s.

    8. 12-27-2013 06:05 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Tampavw View Post
      et 45 all around, T.235x40

      looks clean and sharp

      Could you please provide all the details about the wheel setup you have, offset spacers, etc?

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      12-27-2013 08:21 PM #9
      This is like the perfect stance, I love it when the wheels are even with the fender

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      12-27-2013 11:08 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Vindictam View Post
      This is like the perfect stance, I love it when the wheels are even with the fender
      My thoughts exactly!
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      12-27-2013 11:19 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by AlekzZz View Post
      looks clean and sharp

      Could you please provide all the details about the wheel setup you have, offset spacers, etc?
      Didn't you read his post?

      He's on H&R springs btw.



      I run the same setup Here's some pics:



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      12-28-2013 01:01 PM #12
      I'm running these wheels with 45mm offset. If you run factory size tires you will rub in the front if you want to be the 24" FTG ride height range. I run a 5mm spacer in the rear (et40) and when I was at 25" FTG height I only rubbed I once when the suspension bottomed out. I'm now 25.5" FTG in the rear and have not rubbed once. I know that's not low at all. Just commenting on my experience. I'm probably going to move up to an 8 or 10mm spacer in the rear.
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      12-28-2013 06:21 PM #13
      oh--those poor wheel bearings!!!!

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      12-29-2013 09:12 AM #14
      I can't see how ET35 would not stick out a little ( poke ) and if you are that low I think it'll rub unless you dial in a lot of camber. Just look at the pics of the 45's and you'll see that they almost stick out as it is. 45 is perfect imo.
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      12-29-2013 11:27 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by GT-ER View Post
      I can't see how ET35 would not stick out a little ( poke ) and if you are that low I think it'll rub unless you dial in a lot of camber. Just look at the pics of the 45's and you'll see that they almost stick out as it is. 45 is perfect imo.
      If you think about it, 10mm difference really isn't that much. Plus the height of the car skews things too. The geometry of the front suspension sort of "sucks" the whole hub inward, so the lower you are, the more the front hubs suck inward.

      The pictures above of the 18x8.5 ET45 look flush because the lowering on DarNeo's R is very mild, and the tires have very minimal stretch; if any.
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    16. 01-03-2014 02:52 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by DarkNeo View Post
      Didn't you read his post?
      he didn't specify if he has spacers or not nor the wheel width, i just requested more details...

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      01-05-2014 10:24 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by jimothy cricket View Post
      If you think about it, 10mm difference really isn't that much. Plus the height of the car skews things too. The geometry of the front suspension sort of "sucks" the whole hub inward, so the lower you are, the more the front hubs suck inward.

      The pictures above of the 18x8.5 ET45 look flush because the lowering on DarNeo's R is very mild, and the tires have very minimal stretch; if any.
      I've seen MKV's in person with 35 offset and very low and the wheels stick out. They make up for it in super thin tires ( I've seen 205 on an 8.5 wheel and it's very thin imo, 225 would be bare minimum for me, maybe 215 depending on the tire ) and negative camber to barely make it fit. I just don't like the look and constantly read on how people rub with their setups unless they pull and bend and cut parts of the car to make it fit. I honestly would stick with 45 as a maximum.
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      03-29-2014 03:27 PM #18
      Reviving this thread to see if anyone has pics of these wheels on stock suspension. Anyone??

    19. 03-31-2014 09:00 AM #19
      On a stock suspension and just about any coils the 18x8.5 et45 is your best bet. The et35 will need some stretch and the car to be very low to really look right and pull it off. We have the 18x8.5 et45 in stock in silver/machined and matte black in the 111s and the 112s. PM or email me for the lowest price.
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