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Old 01-14-2020, 06:53 PM   #1
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Someone help, new user, wheels rubbing!

I recently bought a brz with 18 inch enkei rs05rr fitted with 235/40/18 tyres. But I find that when I'm going down hills and turning my front wheels rub somewhere in the fender. I think its behind the wheel itself but i'm not sure. Has anyone else had this issue and if so, what can I do to fix it?

Edit: I do not know the offset of the rims, but it wouldn't be that negative. Also im fairly sure its the tyre rubbing not the rim.
Edit: The car is also on a stock suspension and is not lowered

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Old 01-14-2020, 07:30 PM   #2
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Jack up car, remove wheel and find where it is rubbing.

What size and offset are the rims?

Is the car lowered?

Do you have adjustable coilovers?

Do you have a sane wheel alignment IRT camber and toe?

My 235/45 17 on Enkei RPF-1, 17 x 8 +45, clear everywhere, the tyres are 25.33" diameter, yours are 25.4", stock is 24.62".

I would hazard to guess your ride height, offset or size, or combination of all 3, are not compatable.

Disclaimer: I used google for the tyre diameter size.
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Need to know the wheel offset. Likely it is rubbing the spring perch if it is on stock struts.
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:47 PM   #4
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you can put wheel spacers on th bump it away from the inner well/ suspension parts. you run the risk then of rubbing on your fenders, but you might get by with no problems. take the wheel off and inspect it
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Our cars don't handle 9"+ wide wheels and less than +40 offset on stock suspension. It will rub. Get coilovers to significantly increase the space for wheels if you want wide wheels
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