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Zuffenhausen 17" FORGED FUCH OR HRE COMPETITION WHEELS ON MY SLANT! (PICS INSIDE)

Got the ZF 17s on today.We went with 17x8.5 front instead 17x9 and 17x11 rear with 225/45/17 PS2 front 275/40/17 PS2 rear.Front wheel/tire assembly weighs38 lbs and the rear wheel/tire weighs 43lbs.

I had been running HRE competition wheels with titanium fasteners before 18x9 front and 18x12 rear with 245/35/18 PS2 and 295/30/18 PS2. Believe it or not,the 18s were only a bit heavier, front wheel/tire assembly weighs 40lbs. and the rear is 45lbs. BUT the steering was noticeably different.The 17s feels allot easier and lighter.


PS....the 18" set up may be for sale,not sure yet....$7500 when purchased new.



Heres before with 18s....HRE competition









After with ZF Fuchs





















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Looks good!
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WOW - the Zuffs are a huge improvement!
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You could put a set of these on that car and it would still look sinister.



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HUGE improvement, lovely car.
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I likey! Looks good nippy - we need to go have a beer or something soon
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What offsets are you running, and are you using the factory rear spacer?
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Given your taste in wheels, that shouldn't surprise anyone ...
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Wow. They still make the Ronal Bear?

Out of curiosity, why did you go from the HREs to the Zuffenhaus Fuchs?

And why the 8.5 inch fronts? Would 9 inchers have rubbed on the slantnose front?

Let me know if you find that the car pushes. I've got 235s on the front and 275s in the rear on my car and I think it could still use more tire in the front, as it understeers. I think 245s and 275s may be a bit more balanced, so I would think that 225/275 would really understeer.
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Wow. They still make the Ronal Bear?

Out of curiosity, why did you go from the HREs to the Zuffenhaus Fuchs?

And why the 8.5 inch fronts? Would 9 inchers have rubbed on the slantnose front?

Let me know if you find that the car pushes. I've got 235s on the front and 275s in the rear on my car and I think it could still use more tire in the front, as it understeers. I think 245s and 275s may be a bit more balanced, so I would think that 225/275 would really understeer.
i am looking for the proper balance too. i am 315's in the rear.
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i am looking for the proper balance too. i am 315's in the rear.
My car is otherwise stock, so I don't think I have the motor to make 315s worthwhile. Hence, I went for the 275s. (C'mon, how much worse do I want to get beat in the drag race across an intersection by that minivan next to me?) Realistically there are no other tire width options for these 17" wheels. I figured if I went +30mm in the rear (245-->275), then I could do the same for the front (205-->235). But it seems like the front may be better off with yet another 10 mm or so of tire width. Fortunately the 235/275 combo I'm currently running doesn't seem to be heavy at all, even at parking lot speeds.
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ZF Fuchs are perfection on that car.
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If you decide to sell the ZF Fuchs I'd be interested.
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hey guys,thanks for the compliments!As far as the offsets,Im not sure,but I do not have the factory spacer on the rear.I really looked into the tire options for the wheels and didn't see anything I liked as far as brands and sizes.I considered the 315 rears but I had them on the HRE wheels at first and they rubbed.granted the HRE wheels are 18s but the 315 tires in the 17 inch diameter are damn near as tall,so I wanted to avoid rubbing/lifting the car again.

Everything else was funky brand that I refuse to use or track tires.I remembered that Singer uses these same wheels on their 911 and when I looked into that,sure as hell they ran 17 x9 fronts and 17x11 rears with PS2s.So I saw the sizes they were using and figured I would try it.My main thing was to have a better ride then the low pro tires on the 18s while also loosing some unsprung weight,hence the smaller 8.5 fronts.I have also removed the spare tire in the front,the tool kit and any other BS stuff that could cut me a few pounds.I had a lightweight 911SC for the past couple years and I missed the light steering in the car,granted it had a killer suspension set up as well.

I haven't had to much time to drive the 930 with the ZFs but I am kind of thinking I should have went with the 17x9 fronts and a 245/45.













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The ZF Fuchs look hot on your car! Don't get me wrong, your car was already a sweet looking slant....the Fuchs were the missing cherry on top...perfect!
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looks fantastic and a huge improvment over the HREs. Not that the HREs looked terrible but they are a bit to modern looking for a 930 IMHO. I think they would look fantastic on a widebody 964/965 so maybe you can find a buyer there. Im not sure if the offset is high enough.

Also if you want 245 fronts, the 8.5 rim is plenty. Many would say it is the ideal width for a 245, though 9" is fine as well.
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Those HRE's are like jewels- they'd look great on the wall or as a coffee table. Evidently at 7.5k they cost as much as jewels, too.
But I don't think of 930s as pretty- they're bad-ass getaway cars. Ferraris are pretty, and there's nothing wrong with that. The Fuchs look right for that car.
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Looks much better with the Fuchs wheels

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