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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 have Tein Basic Coil Overs on my ride, and if you don't cut out the rear fenders or roll them you will have problems with that type of weight. I finally sent my rear shocks back to Tein and they rebuilt them in a Heavy Duty application and got Heavy Duty Springs ($300). I can now carry up to 987 lbs. in the back seat with absolutely no problems, and my ride sits pretty damn low.


(My wheels are 19X8, 47mm offset on 245X45X19" tires)

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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.
I think that the best thing about this forum is what we learn from others! ;-)

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! ;-)

So does any of you know if a 17X8 with 45mm offset fit on my 03 EX 2wd? It will have 235/55/17 tires on it, its factory ford Bullitt rims.

My E is bone stock and not lowered.
It will fit perfectly!

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