Aftermarket wheel questions

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by Kittybufu, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Kittybufu

    Kittybufu Junior Member

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    I'm looking into purchasing a set of 17" Buddy Club SF wheels to put on my 2011. The Buddy Club's are 17x7.0 5x100 +42 offset, question is will I need spacers? Will fenders need to be rolled? I'm currently on Tein H-tech lowering springs on the stock 15"s with no issues. Could you guys possibly recommend a tire size as well? Thanks in advance.

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  2. Starbrand

    Starbrand Senior Member

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    Short answer, no. you probably do not need spacers (y)below, is your differential from the OEMs.
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    and this is my differential. you will probably have a little more flush look considering your offset.
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    when considering wheels. i would go 225/45/17 to protect the rims a bit JUST in case you decide to hit the curb by accident. Otherwise can go for a more curved and wrapped look with 215/35s or something.
     
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  3. Kittybufu

    Kittybufu Junior Member

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    They offer these particular buddy clubs in either a +42 or a +48, would the 42 be preferable or the 48?
     
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    +42 will be more flush which would fill the fender better
     
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