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2G 17x9.5 +35 245/40/17

babyviper

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Feb 12, 2003
Mays Landing, New_Jersey
I am in need of some wheels that with fit my evo brembos and and I'm about to splurge on some 17x9.5 wheels. I know according to the chart 245/40/17 should be perfectly fine on a 2G but how much does it matter on this wide of a rim? I have a 2Ga so my rear knuckles have less clearance than the 2Gb.

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estoyaqui30

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May 26, 2003
Somerset, New_Jersey
That seems like too narrow of a tire for 17x 9.5 wheels. I'm running Dunlop Sport MAXX TT 245/40-17 on Evo IX wheels (17 x 8) on a 99 GSX and the sidewalls look correct as in not stretched either in or out and they are flush with the outside edge of the fenders. I've wanted to run 17 x 9.5 but I think they would stick out passed the fenders.
 

lasershark

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May 17, 2013
over yander, Idaho
I have some 17x9 +35 on my 95 Tsi (w/2ga knuckles) tires are 245/40/17 fits like a glove no rubbing and I'm lowered a bit. They sit pretty flush with the fenders. I have a couple of pics in my gallery.
 
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