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    Astra coupe with 18x9j et 45 rear wheels.

    As title, will these scrub with the correct streatched tyre & how low could i go without scrubbage?

    Edit: ET 45, don't know how to edit the title yet lol.

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    i think the 9j might be to wide mate but im not 100% sure! you may get away with it because of the tyre stretch making the tyre wall further in!
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    Thanks mate.

    Can anyone else shed some light please?

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    I would imagine you would get away with it with the stretched tyre on the outside of arch. The only problem might be the inside of the arch due to width and high offset. Might need spacing to clear inside, which could then lead to problems with outside

    The coupe has quite a lot of room at the rear though. Check the width and offset of your current wheels and try to have a measurement that way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle View Post
    I would imagine you would get away with it with the stretched tyre on the outside of arch. The only problem might be the inside of the arch due to width and high offset. Might need spacing to clear inside, which could then lead to problems with outside

    The coupe has quite a lot of room at the rear though. Check the width and offset of your current wheels and try to have a measurement that way?

    Cheers buckle. I currently have standard coupe turbo wheels on at the moment.

    What's the correct ET wheel for the coupe?

    I'm in two minds now. Argh it's annoying.

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    I had 18x8 with stretched 215/35/18 rubber on mine and a 60mm drop and just ok,but if hit pot hole got a slight rub,unsure to offset but they were close inside and out trust me
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    ET40-ET45 is the correct ET. But thats for a normal width wheel hehe

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    So shall i right off the idea of 9j wheels & opt for a more safer fit of 8j?

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    defo unless you want to roll your arches
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    8 is the safe option. But 9 would look much better if you can get them on, proper stretch then

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