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Old 08-12-2013, 07:21 AM
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I have a 2012 WRX, and have been considering new wheels for awhile now. I have settled on some Work Emotions, either the XD9 or 11R. The XD9's I like are 18x9 with a +43 offset. The 11R's are either 18x8.5 with a +47 or 18.9.5 with a +38.. Aside from being indecisive on which style I ultimately want, I'm curious if one wheel is a better choice over another? If I'm not mistaken, the offset on my car's stock wheel is +53. I tried searching the forums on here and NASIOC so maybe I could avoid a re-post, but could not find anything. Any info/opinions are appreciated!
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18x9.5 +38 is not Subaru fitment. Either of the other options will be much more friendly in terms of handling and fit.
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Originally Posted by Boosted_Bambi View Post
I have a 2012 WRX, and have been considering new wheels for awhile now. I have settled on some Work Emotions, either the XD9 or 11R. The XD9's I like are 18x9 with a +43 offset. The 11R's are either 18x8.5 with a +47 or 18.9.5 with a +38.. Aside from being indecisive on which style I ultimately want, I'm curious if one wheel is a better choice over another? If I'm not mistaken, the offset on my car's stock wheel is +53. I tried searching the forums on here and NASIOC so maybe I could avoid a re-post, but could not find anything. Any info/opinions are appreciated!
depending on the tire size, you may need to roll the rears with the 18x9.5 +38
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