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will 18x8 wheel with +40 offset protrude out of the fender of an ms6? I already rolled my fenders and I havent change my springs. Should I get a lower profile tires such as 225//40/18?
 

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NO WAY BRO!!! I ran 18x8 with a 35+mm offset. With that set up I had my fenders rolled completely flat against the body and even had to have the fender pulled out about an inch. Thats on an 03 6s. I'm not sure how the MS6 works, but you would not be able to do that on an 03. Oh and by the way, all this was done before I had my eibach kit put on. with the roll and pull of the fenders it was allright.
 

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yeah but then you get into the problem of the upper a arm possibly hitting the tire in the front
 

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I have TE-37 in 18X 7.5 40 offest with 215/45/18 stock tire. No rubbing, No fender rolling, but in stock height. You can check my car in the picture section..
 

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yeah but then you get into the problem of the upper a arm possibly hitting the tire in the front
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even if I go with a lower profile (225 or 215 (stretch)/40/18) tires to go with the 18x8 40mm offset? Like I mentioned I am still on stock height

NO WAY BRO!!! I ran 18x8 with a 35+mm offset. With that set up I had my fenders rolled completely flat against the body and even had to have the fender pulled out about an inch. Thats on an 03 6s. I'm not sure how the MS6 works, but you would not be able to do that on an 03. Oh and by the way, all this was done before I had my eibach kit put on. with the roll and pull of the fenders it was allright.
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I think the fenders of the Mazdaspeed6's front fender is a tad wider than the regular 6. Can anyone confirm this?

I am am contemplating of using the new Axis wide wheels for FWD configuration
http://www.axiswheels.com/wheels/widetrack/widetrack.html

http://www.axiswheels.com/Axis_Wheels_On_C...eTrack_Civic_Si
http://www.axiswheels.com/Axis_Wheels_On_C...s_Widetrack_WRX
 

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Wow nice looking wheels!! a bit heavy though, some of those weight over 25 lbs. Go for it if they can fit, they will look sweet as hell on a MS6.
 

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Wow nice looking wheels!! a bit heavy though, some of those weight over 25 lbs. Go for it if they can fit, they will look sweet as hell on a MS6.
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I know ain't that gorgeous? I just dont want to spend then later find out that it doesnt fit thats why I am asking first for some feedback for that wheel spec. 22 lbs thats what can you expect in an 18" wheel unless its forged
 

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i run a 18x8 with 225/40 and slightly rub in the back +45 offset
 

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Just stick to stock specifications, not only for your well being, but for the sake of your car.
 

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no lower and haven't got around to rolling the fender yet. it only rubs if i corner it like i stole the car. which doesn't happen very often
 

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no lower and haven't got around to rolling the fender yet. it only rubs if i corner it like i stole the car. which doesn't happen very often
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good to know, any photo of your car with your aftermarket rims?
 

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I am thinking about selling them though for a 5 spoke design
 

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appreciate the pic AWDterror, what a coincidence we have the same Titanium color cool.
funny I like the 6 spoke better than a 5. I will post mine later, thanks.
 
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