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Old 08-24-2015, 07:19 PM   #1
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Wheel Offset Confusion

Hey - new to the forum and this is my first post. I have a 2014 GT CS in Sterling Gray and can't wait to change the wheels. I hate the stock CS wheels. Yuck. They look like blkack buttons.
I love the Niche Lucerne Black Chrome wheels and want 20 X 10 on back and 20 X 9 up front.

Here's the question. I just put a pair of 275 - 40's on the stock rim (19 X 8.5) to temporarily alleve my need. I wanted to put 285 - 45's but they clearly wouldn't fit. Tire guy said they would rub. This kinda scared me regarding the upgrade.

If I want to put 295 - 35's on the 20 X 10 rim do I need a spacer? The offset on the Lucerne 20 X 10 is +40 mm. Is that enough? I plan on putting 255 - 40's on the front. The offset on the Lucerne 20 X 9 is +35 mm. Same question.

Now I have searched the forum for this answer but can't really find one. If you still need to tear me a new one, have at it. Can someone actually sneak in an answer in between all the abuse I'm about to take?

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You won't rub I'm running a 305/35/20 and I tuck my tires in the rearClick image for larger version

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Nice ride Chech! What rims do you have? What's the offset?
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And if anyone knows what tires are on this, My Dream Car, I will send you cash. All I can make out is "Michelin."
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If you search Google images "2014 Mustang GT Niche Lucerne Black Chrome" you will get a much higher resolution photo.
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Probably Michelin Pilot Super Sports.
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Nice ride Chech! What rims do you have? What's the offset?
Thanks! And I have the MMD 551C discontinued silver 20x10 and 20x8.5

The rear is +45 and the front is +35


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Marius I think you're on the money. Good call.

Thanks for the info Chech, it clears up a few things for me.
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Marius I think you're on the money. Good call.

Thanks for the info Chech, it clears up a few things for me.

No worries I kind took a chance with my set up and my tires stick out like an 1/8 of an inch to far for the side wall because of the tires bulging. But it works for what I want out of it


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You should be OK.

I have Front 19x9 (+35 offset) with 255/40 and Rear 19x11 (+42 offset) with 285/35. I'm also lowered on Steeda Sports. No rubbing whatsoever.
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