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Old 09-13-2016, 05:58 PM   #1
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Installing 18" wheels with spacers? Need advice?

Hi everyone! Just joined the FR-S community around December 2015 and I'm starting to make mods to my car.

I ordered Volk TE37SL (http://imgur.com/a/8SJtv) with these specs:
Front - 18x9J +45
Rear - 18x9.5J +35
Lug - 5x114.3

I can't install them yet because my hub is still 5x100. Would you guys recommend using a conversion kit from Megan Racing or just using a wheel adapter/spacer?

Please advise on what would be the safest and efficient way to get my wheels on. I also wanted to know what tire size would be best for these wheels. I really appreciate all your help.
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Conversion spacers are typically at least 15 mm. Which means your wheels will now be 18x9+30 and 18x9.5+20. Those are going to stick out a LOT.
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Return them and get new wheels. You will not be able to get conversion spacers on those +35's without having a widebody kit.
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5x114 hub conversion is your only option. With bolt on adapters they won't fit.
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Why didn't you order the right bolt pattern?
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Yes return them. I use to have 18X9.5 in the front with a +40 and used a 5mm spacer. The spacer made the clearance just right with the springs. No rub.
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I run 18x9.5 +22 square. They could fit with spacer adapters, but you probably don't want to run stretch.
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How bad do you want to run them is the big question, you will have to make some big sacrifices
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