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Old 03-31-2013, 12:06 AM   #1
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So, I've been saving to buy myself a little present and have been looking at the 15x9 Varrstoen V3 wheels (CCW Reps). Was hoping for some suggestions about offset. They sell the wheel in +25 and +15. I like how they look and am thinking about running 205/50r15 tires, hoping to get away with just a roll and slight negative camber if needed. It's a NA and has Raceland coilovers. Your input is appreciated, thanks!
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That's a lot of wheel to get under an NA fender, I think my 15x9's are +36 offset (949 6ul's). For that to fit on my 91 it needed a roll, a pull or two, and some perfect camber settings to not rub inside and out on the fronts. The tires still rub the sway bar at full lock and the top hat just a hair on full compression, but that's with 275's. Anything less than 255 is going to have a lot more breathing room. Having adjustable coilovers will help a lot too for fine tuning the gap. Hope that helps. If a visual is needed, check my '91 csp car' album, there's a couple shots in there with the +36 wheels on.

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9s, 205s and racelands. This will go well.
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9s, 205s and racelands. This will go well.
It's been 12 hours already - the regulars must be sleeping still.
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textbook clubricer post. bravo.
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I need more poasts under my belt before I try to help AND make fun of stretched tires. Getting there, for now I just try to be supportive and not laugh...
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thanks red91
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Won't work without flares and cutting the fenders.
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Who would put 205's on 9" wheels? Apparently this guy...
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I didn't think anything of the 205 stretch, once you've seen a guy stretch 195's onto 9's, nothing will shock you. People do it all the time with miata's it's just not right, I've seen a guy's miata at a friend's shop that had an inch of visible rim on each side of the tire, only air pressure holding the tire in place on the wheel. Me and the shopkeep agreed it's insane but he's a paying customer so just take their money and smile.
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What you want to do is, run 185's on a 10"

Park so hard motha..'s wanna fine you.
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15x9 +25 will fit. It will just take some work. It is not going to be just a mount and go. With +15 you will probably have to roll and pull. You will also have some tire stretch going on with 205's mounted on 15x9's. But with the racelands it is apparent you don't care about performance.

205/50's mounted on 15x9's


EDIT: Also, you have been a member since June 2012 and you were dumb enough to post this here?
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Starting to get stupid...
195/50 on a 15x10.
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Wow so I guess what I saw that day was 185's on 15x10's. Sweet Jeebus I can't even imagine being on the interstate on those. **** that.
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that 185 on 15x10 looks so ******* stupid. I bet the car has been plastidiped and sticker bombed.
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that 185 on 15x10 looks so ******* stupid. I bet the car has been plastidiped and sticker bombed.
Actually it was for a truck.
New paint.
no stickers.
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Your input is appreciated, thanks!
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