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Old 02-09-2019, 03:34 AM
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Default Anyone running a wide set up - 9s and 12s?

Looking for fitment possibilities or issues with 9Ē up front and/or 12Ē in the back. I have offsets iím thinking about, but iím curious if anyone has had trouble or success at those widths on a 993 WB.
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Old 02-09-2019, 01:04 PM
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On a stock C4S, the widest that I have run in the front is 18x9 ET52 and 245/35-18 tires no issues. The widest in the rear that I have run is 11" with an ET of 45 and a 295/30-18 tire with no issues. Are you planning on running 305 tires in the rear with a 12" wheel?
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This is my C4S with 8.5 x 18 ET46 front and 11 x 18 ET40 rear. I'm not sure if you can go any wider than that without rubbing or rolling the fender.

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Originally Posted by akrca4 View Post
This is my C4S with 8.5 x 18 ET46 front and 11 x 18 ET40 rear. I'm not sure if you can go any wider than that without rubbing or rolling the fender.

Andy
now my mechanic says donít mess with the OEM set up on the C4S due to the AWD system. What size tires F and R are you running?
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Originally Posted by Gbos1
now my mechanic says donít mess with the OEM set up on the C4S due to the AWD system. What size tires F and R are you running?
I'm running Sumitomo HTR Z III. 235/40/18 Front and 295/30/18 Rear. I don't track my car and had them since summer without any issues.
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Originally Posted by Gbos1 View Post


now my mechanic says donít mess with the OEM set up on the C4S due to the AWD system. What size tires F and R are you running?
Feel free to "mess away"
just keep tyre OD within 3% front / back.
or
remove the fastener that connects the front drive tube to the transmission. (that's the cheapest / easiest way to convert to RWD, though certainly not the best.

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Originally Posted by akrca4 View Post
This is my C4S with 8.5 x 18 ET46 front and 11 x 18 ET40 rear. I'm not sure if you can go any wider than that without rubbing or rolling the fender.

Andy
with et40 in the rear, are you running a spacer or is that a direct fit?
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Originally Posted by cgfen
Feel free to "mess away"
just keep tyre OD within 3% front / back.
This is what I have heard too...
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Originally Posted by rsabeebe
with et40 in the rear, are you running a spacer or is that a direct fit?
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Direct fit, but I have the big red brake. If you have C2S might go a little bit deeper.

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