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Adrian Ablett
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   1st Oct 03 at 07:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

What offset wud best be suited an what body mods required for 205/40/17 on corsa B?

Its drivin me mad so many different people tellin me so many different things.
Can someone help wiv clear facts?
P.S.Will they catch?



[Edited on 01-10-2003 by Adrian Ablett]
Gambit
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1st Oct 03 at 08:05   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

on a common 17x7.5 inch wheel you need et45-49

with the not so common 17x7inch wheel you can get away with et42

and then its jsut the usual of removing the top two arch bolts from each rear arch if you plan on going no lower than 40mm
mav
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1st Oct 03 at 08:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

DO a search......There is Hundreds of posts about this.....
TOMAS
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1st Oct 03 at 11:16   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

AAAAAAARRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH Another, please ban any threads containing "scrub" and "what offset"
t44rnt
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ffls
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But this one is original it's about heavy alloy wheels not light alloy wheels
John_C
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17's = 45 offset

will scrub @ bac slightly

they r the facts
luca2020
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john_c u really dont know what ur talking about do u

17s will not scrub anywhere, unless lowered
John_C
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excuse me L

i think i would

ur gonna have it lowered because it would look silly otherwise
Voyto
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1st Oct 03 at 14:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i got ET45 and it did rub on standard suspension. lowered it 50 and the fornt and 30 at te back and get no rubbing now whatsoever, its all very stiff tho
Gambit
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quote:
Originally posted by John_C
17's = 45 offset

will scrub @ bac slightly

they r the facts


is there an echo in here?!?!?
luca2020
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1st Oct 03 at 14:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by John_C
excuse me L

i think i would

ur gonna have it lowered because it would look silly otherwise



but thats not what u said, u said 17s scrub, they dont

if u lower it to much on 17s it will

i had 17s on my gsi, and thats lowered 15mm than the rest of the range (bar the 1.6 sport) and i had loads of room


Greasemonkey
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Voyto matey me and you got the same wheels, what you done to yours to make them so shiny, didnt know they did different finishes on this wheel, yours look polished or summit??????
jamesw
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it all depepends on what size, width, offset, what tyre your using and how low you are.

JW

 
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