8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

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8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by Victorsanders » Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:21 pm

Hi all!

I have found a set of alloys that i absolutely love! however, they are 8j X 16 with an offset of 10

Is this a plausible fit with 215/45 tyres?

Id prefer not to tamper with the arches if possible!

Thanks in advance!

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by KiwiDave » Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:47 pm

http://www.willtheyfit.com/index.php?wi ... te#content

You are adding 30mm offset plus 63mm of wheel width. Time for fender flares if you don't want to roll the arches. Tyre sizing is good though with minimal changes in speedo reading and ride height.
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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by Victorsanders » Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:04 pm

By adding fender flares am i going to have to cut the old arches out ?

Thanks for responding !

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by spirit r » Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:09 pm

Victorsanders wrote:By adding fender flares am i going to have to cut the old arches out ?

Thanks for responding !

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Yes, I drive 9x16 Et - 13 with fender flares. picture number 185

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by Victorsanders » Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:22 pm

Thats an awesome motor you got there!

I wish i had the time and money for an in depth restoration like that!

Props to you fella, its a great job!

I dont really wanna go chopping into the arches.

Would you recommend a 7j wheel instead?

Would a 16x7 et 10 fit without modding the car?

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by MelloYello » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:13 pm

I run 14x7 with offset +20

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by Victorsanders » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:08 pm

Thats a flush fit you got there!

What tyres do you have fitted if you dont mind me asking?

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by MelloYello » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:41 pm

Toyo R888 - very grippy, even in the wet if your not stupid.

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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by KYPREO » Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:03 am

I am comfortably fitting 205/40/17 on 17x7 rim on the front and 235/40/17 on 17x8 rim on the back :twisted: With coilovers and more negative camber, I should be able to fit 215 and possibly 225 at the front. The rear should also fit 245 wide with the guards rolled.

I can't remember the exact offset, but because it is a 3 piece rim, the offset could be customised and I got the wheel manufacturer to get it right. From memory, I do think it's 40, just like factory. 20 offset gives you more poke and limits the width you can fit.

You can see how much room you actually have if you get the offset right.
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Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

Post by mooragerx7 » Sat Jul 09, 2016 3:17 pm

I'm 14x7 with a 0et but run over arches but have just done the baseball bat trick to fit
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