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Old 03-20-2019, 07:50 PM
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I have a 1980 928 and i am looking to get new rims. Could someone tell me what the bigges size rim i could get? Im looking into some 18” turbo twists. Thought please
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The cars are really best on 17".
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They are 'wheels', not 'rims'!

18" Carrera staggered lightweights.

They are the cat's pajamas!



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Originally Posted by vanster View Post
The cars are really best on 17".
Do not agree at all.
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They are 'wheels', not 'rims'!

18" Carrera staggered lightweights.

They are the cat's pajamas!



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technically they are rims because the rim is the outer part of the wheel which is in the shape of a circle and the diameter is the distance across a circle and i wanted to know what size diameter rims i would be able to use. So my question stands... thanks for the advice
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Originally Posted by Dylan_928 View Post
Could someone tell me what the bigges size rim i could get?
The outside diameter of the stock wheel / rim / tire profile is 25". The largest inner diameter tire that can realistically maintain an outside 25" profile is a 19" tire. You'd have to find something in a 255/25-20 in order to fit 20's on a 928, such a tire doesn't really exist, or at lest not with any kind of a tire you'd want on a 928.

The thread Randy linked to is a good place to start. This is mostly personal preference & finding something that will fit your taste and the 928 suspension.

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https://rennlist.com/forums/928-foru...l-offsets.html
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The question is....are you going for function and what the car performs with best or what you think looks best?
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I like 18s. Modernize the look a bit but still perform well. I've seen 19s and haven't found a 928 on any kind of 19s that wouldn't have looked better on the same wheel in an 18.

Carrera LWs have a 911 offset of low 50s in the front (I believe) and are not a good fit on the 928. Those were on my car when I bought it and after catching a fender lip in a higher speed turn with a mid-corner bump sold them the next week. Carrera IIIs are the ones you want with a similar look but better offset. 18" Panamera wheels also look good and are a good fit.

Here's mine on 18s. 17s weren't an option for me because of the GTS big black front brakes.




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I like 18s. This is a recent BBS set. If I did this setup again, I'd do 18s in the back, as shown, and 17s in the front. You can't really use the fitment tool on the Tire Rack website with a 928. You need to do some research across Porsche platforms to find the wheels that will fit. These are 18x10 et41 rear and 18x8 et50 front
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Originally Posted by Dylan_928 View Post

technically they are rims because the rim is the outer part of the wheel which is in the shape of a circle and the diameter is the distance across a circle and i wanted to know what size diameter rims i would be able to use. So my question stands... thanks for the advice
We got a live one.

There is more to selecting a wheel than the size of the rim, grasshopper.

Googlez 'offset'.
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I’ve got this set if 18”s for $650

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I actually like these rims alot, but I already have a BaT member (a fellow 928 seller, whom I will not mention here ) already dissing these on Jake's old car!
Are these 17" or 18"?
The ones on mine are 18".




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I’ve got this set if 18”s for $650


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Wheel choice is completely subjective. Install what you like - as long as they are the correct OFFSET!

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Originally Posted by hlee96 View Post
I actually like these rims alot, but I already have a BaT member (a fellow 928 seller, whom I will not mention here ) already dissing these on Jake's old car!
Are these 17" or 18"?
The ones on mine are 18".
Crap about non original wheels on a highly modified car? If only they could be easily changed

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