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I suppose the question the OP's asking is whether the Euromeisters or Rotas will fit his car without additional mods. He has a chassis from 1980, to which he's fitted a 3.3 turbo motor? But is this with the stock narrow body, brakes, and suspension? Seems to be so, if he's still running the stock SC trailing arms. And currently the car has wheels off of a 2002 996, but with spacers which he wishes to ditch. Is that correct?

If so, why shouldn't the Rotas bolt right in (after all, they don't care what type of motor you're running) as they were built with SC fitment in mind? What were the stock wheels on an '80 SC? Either 6x15 and 7x15 cookie cutters, or 6x16 and 7x16 Fuchs, I believe. According to this chart, 911 Wheel Weights, those would have offsets of 36mm and 23.3 mm, respectively. So if the Rotas are 7.5x17 (with 35 mm offset) and 9x17 (with 16 mm offset), that should work. They have on one friend's '82 SC with no issues at least (post #5 on: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/372735-official-rota-fox-pix-thread.html), as well as on another friend's '81 SC with mild spacers (check out post #31 on this thread: Please post photos of fat Fuchs rims on your low SC).

edit: I see the OP wasn't running 6" and 7" Fuchs, but rather 7" and 8" Fuchs with spacers. That might make sense, as the 7/8 set has offsets about 13 mm lesser than the 6/7 set. In that case, he should be OK to use the Rotas with no spacers at all.
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