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wheels: is this possible

I was thinking about getting some aqppropriatly wide wheels for my 930 since the current tires are old. I really like the fuchs look (of course!). Anyways will my rear 8 inchers work on the front of the car? Is the offset appropriate? I was thinking 16 X 8 on the front with 245s and then ordering some lindseys or similar 17x 10 for the rear with 275's or so? I really dont want to go much bigger than 17 but i am afraid it is going to be hard to get any decently wide tires in 17" in the future.

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My personal opinion is that it would look pretty weird. I think the different size wheels work on some cars like NSX's and Corvettes, but not the 930.
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I have to agree with David. Some cars don't benefit from staggering and thin walled tires.
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I run staggered wheels on our race car. ( I had the rims laying around)
8x16 (944 turbo) w/225's and 11x17 (3 pc) w/315's.
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I think they look fine, as the center sections I believe are still the same size.
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I think that looks great Gumba. I would want black fastners for a street car however. Does anybody know if stock 930 rears are appropriate for the front with or without spacers? It seems like they would need more offset???
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I'm using a 944 turbo 8x16 w/3/4" spacer. The 944 wheels have about 5/8-3/4" more backspacing than the 911 8x16, same as a 9x16. A 911 8x16 should work fine. You will probably need to try some different spacers to get it where you want it.
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911 8x16 are deeper dish, 10,6 offset vs. 944 23,3.
944 8x16 looks like a 7x16
9x16 has 15 mm offset.
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