Future owner here needs some help on wheels.

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by BreitrthnU, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. BreitrthnU

    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    Hey guys this is my first post, In a week or two I hope to be picking up a prius4 as soon as I iron out the details of my trade and all. The wife agrees that it needs rims. Lurking around all the wheel threads Ive come down to getting the Enkei RPF1 in 18. The question is Id like to go with 18x8 but im not sure what offset to get. Online I find them with +45 even a +35. I might even have the dealer install the +package springs so it will have a drop. As for tires, would it be silly if I used 205/40 instead of 215/40 or would it really throw off my speedo. If everyone suggests the 18x7.5 then im automatically going with the 215 but if the 18x8s wont rub with the right offset can i pull off a 205. Thanks all!!

    Anthony
     
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    I currently have the Motegi SP10 wheels in 18x8 with a 45 offset. They sit real nice and flush and do not stick out. I am running a 225/40/18 tire and still no rubbing. I am lowered with the PPP TRD springs.

    Hope this helps.
     
  3. BreitrthnU

    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    Thanks do you have any pictures of your car?

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    Yes, I second that we see some pix.;)
     
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    Just from a safety point of view, u may be able to get away with 215's but I would not recommend 205's on 8 inch rims as that would be too much of a stretch.
     
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    I'm surprised you got rid of the PPP rims as they look so good with the WGM color and K2 Motor light smoke tails. Pics?
     
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    I still have the PPP rims, just trying different styles. I will post up some pics later today...I am on crutches right now, so its hard to move around.
     
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    You're a damn lucky husband. Damn lucky. :D
     
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    Here are some pics from my cell phone...

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    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    Thanks for the pics I think 18x8 with 215/40 would be the way to go for me. what springs do you have btw?

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    They are TRD.
     
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    Your car looks good!

    Do you know how much the TRD springs drop the car (front and rear)?
     
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    about an inch...
     
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