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Hi everyone!

I want to get a set of lowering Spring (probably 1.5 inch front and 1.3 inch drop) but my rims are 18x8.5 +35 and I’m not sure If my wheels will rub.

can someone please tell what can I do to avoid the rubbing before dropping the car??

thanks in advanced.

Hiram
 

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I cannot tell if there will be rubbing in your particular case, but I can tell you that wheel spacers have been used by members to move the wheels outward anywhere from 5 to 20mm.

Personally, I don't like the 5mms because they move the wheel off the hub and put all the pressure on the lugs. The 15s and 20s I have seen all have a second set of studs so that that the hub takes the brunt of the pressure, as it should.
 

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We need to know your tire size to answer. 1.5" is a fairly mild drop but I would expect some rubbing with that wheel spec.

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We need to know your tire size to answer. 1.5" is a fairly mild drop but I would expect some rubbing with that wheel spec.

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My tire size is 235-40-15 but I will change it to 225. I know is difficult to get an opinion on how will fit but just want to have an idea
 

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I cannot tell if there will be rubbing in your particular case, but I can tell you that wheel spacers have been used by members to move the wheels outward anywhere from 5 to 20mm.

Personally, I don't like the 5mms because they move the wheel off the hub and put all the pressure on the lugs. The 15s and 20s I have seen all have a second set of studs so that that the hub takes the brunt of the pressure, as it should.
If I can avoid using wheel spacer I will I don’t like them. But I will buy the lowering spring and let see how it goes.
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Either a more narrow wheel or higher offset wheel will avoid rubbing.
Also you already mentioned going back to a 225/40. That will help as well.
Other option is to add camber to clear.

There is a huge wheel fitment thread, check that out for lots of examples.

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