I still do not get how adding an equal width spacer would not rectfy the situation.
Its all dependent on The Hub Design of each wheel. Notice how the faces of RCs, Arisots, RSIIs, and Tarmacs are flat and have a steep tall hub.
Concave wheels have thinner hubs and are recessed toward the centerline of the barrel. Usually the spokes dont curve outward right out of the hub which causes the clearance issues. If the boxsters were on 13in+ rotors then there would be more forgiveness since the spokes are further outward from the centerline of the wheel barrel towards the lips of the wheels.
I am going to be getting some LM's front is going to be 18x8 and the rear is going to be 18x9 I want to do tire stretch so ill be flush when I get my coils so wondering what your opinions on tires should be?
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My new thoughts/experience on stretched tires.. (since I just got a set of wheels with em)
Looks good, Handles like poop, makes me wanna poop when driving around town in fear of bending the lips. on top of that Discount Tire JUST changed their policy where they wont stretch tires, and only go by the Manufacturer's max rating.
In my case a 225/40/18 has a max recommended wheel width of 9 (falken 512s) hopefully I wont have any rubbing issue with the adapters I currently have.
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