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#91 Old 03-25-2014, 08:32 AM
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Going from a 7" et55 to a 8.5" et45 is more than needed, that's all I'm saying. To each their own like I said...

I'm done with this thread though. Good luck OP....


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8.5 +45 is not stance. 9.5 +35 is. The size I recommended is fine. 8.5" is stock STI width for his year.

I thought the 09 WRX had a wider body than my 08?

Also the stock offset for an 08 STi is indeed 18x8.5 +55.. Wouldn't going down to +45 be an issue?

I just don't want to destroy my car, or get the wheels mounted.. and realize they stick out past my fender!
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the 09-14 WRX and 08-14 STi have the same fender width but the 08 WRX is indeed narrower in the rear.

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the 09-14 WRX and 08-14 STi have the same fender width but the 08 WRX is indeed narrower in the rear.
So 8.5's are still probably a stay away from - unless I want to roll my rear fenders.
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Just confirmed with an '08 WRX owner with said Rota wheels. No rub. Stock springs. 225/40/18.
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