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Old 04-16-2017, 10:58 AM   #1
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Default 17x9.5 square set fitment issues

I bought a set of C4 35th anniversary wheels for a steal. I went with a set of 25mm adapters and they still dont fit without hitting the suspension. Is it recommended to add a spacer onto the adapter?

Fitment is 17x9.5 +56

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Old 04-16-2017, 11:27 AM   #2
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run as close to 0 offset as possible.
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Old 04-16-2017, 11:32 AM   #3
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Never stack spacers/adapters. Sell your adapters and buy larger ones. With 9.5 inch wide wheels, you're going to need like 50mm adapters to get the offset low like the poster above said.

Also you should list what car its for. I looked in your profile and it seems to be a 240 I assume.
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Old 04-16-2017, 11:37 AM   #4
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I'll admit i've stacked adapters. But it's not something I'd recommend.
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Old 04-16-2017, 12:43 PM   #5
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Stacking adapters and spacers is sketchy but the cheap way out...I'm forced into it on my C4 better wheels and am not too proud of it but it works
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Old 04-16-2017, 01:32 PM   #6
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Buy a c4, it's a better car and the wheels fit
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:16 PM   #7
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Anyone have any reommendations for where to buy adapters that large? The wheels are going on an 87 240.
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:29 PM   #8
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1st learn how offset works and how to use a tape measure.

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Old 04-16-2017, 08:50 PM   #10
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With my 9.5's I had to dimple the strut housing a bit.
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