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18x8.5+48 offset. Will this fit?

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Hey guys,
I'm new to the forum and I'm looking at a set of wheels that I am not sure about.
I have an '05 AWD and these rims are 18x8 with a +48 offset. if youre running wheels with these same specs, can you please post and let me know how they fit.
I plan on running Tein basic coilovers and dropping the car real low. I am a musician and I want to make sure I get no rub when I load weight in the car.
If oure running these wheels, please let me know your tire size, suspension, and please post photos.
ANY help will be great! these wheels are about to go!
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I'm going thru the same GRIND issue, I have 18x8 +48mm. I lowered the E more on KSports and now the trailing arms grind against the inner edge of the rim during road bumps. I've been told, raise it back up, put spacers, heat/sledgehammer the affected trailing arm area (to clear some space), or get wheels that have a smaller width and smaller offset range.

Thanks for the info!
It's been a while since I saw this thread!
I ended running the wheels, had MAJOR grind and rub, bought 20mm spacers to puch them out and now will need to send my teins in for an overhaul just like you Darth. Unfortunately, I learned the really hard way.
Mark is changing out his wheels this weekend to a set with a lower off-set, so that will also solve his problem! :)

You're correct Chief, new wheels going on this weekend. Meeting up Ojay @ ATC in Pasadena. The new wheels are 18x7.5 w/ +42mm offset.
That will definitely solve the problem! ;-)

Yeah, I really dont want to raise the E back up... I can still clear my parent's driveway w/o going in at an angle, woot!
I'm already running -1, scrape-a-roo... I've been driving a bit easy to lessen the scraping, until the new wheels are in.
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