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Originally Posted by Oyagi View Post
Sorry to resurrect an old thread but I'm having a hard time with my just ordered new wheels.

I'm running stock ride height, stock spacers on my 1987 930.

Wheels are Euromeister Fuchs replicas:
17x8 et 11 fronts NT05 235 40 17
17x9 et 15 rears NT05 275 40 17

The fronts look like they're about 3/4" sticking out past the front fenders and rub on full lock while the rears are flush but rubbing the fender under normal driving.

Can this be fixed by adjusting rear ride height? Should I be looking at either new wheels or spacers?

Getting very frustrated.

17x8 +11 is too low offset for a turbo body car. There's really nothing you can do to fix that. I run a 9" wheel +30 et with a 245 or 255 tire. In that scenario, comparing your wheel to mine, your wheel will sit +6mm outboard from my wheel. My setup runs -2 degrees of camber with rolled lips and I still rub from time to time. Another 6mm of offset there's no way that's working without pulling the fenders and a lot of camber.

Maybe someone else can chime in but I don't see how that low of an offset would work on a front turbo fender car.


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