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Old 10-31-2022, 08:12 PM   #1
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Default Fitting FWD 18x8 ET47 73.1mm bore on my 740

Looking for advice on what spacers I would need to fit the 18x8's (Advanti Hybris) I have off my C30. I have 225/45's on them.

my 740 pickup has stock front suspension, overload rear springs.

I have to place one on it to see if they even make sense style wise

Found this post where they fitted 18x7's, similar offset

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Old 10-31-2022, 09:38 PM   #2
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32mm to 35mm hub centric spacer/adapter should work perfect. 225 45 18 tire should be ok for stock height
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Old 11-02-2022, 10:04 PM   #3
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32mm to 35mm hub centric spacer/adapter should work perfect. 225 45 18 tire should be ok for stock height
Thank you for the input. I test fit one of them today

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with 1" spacer barely clears, so suggested 34mm should perfect


but.... I'm really not sure I like the open thin spoke on the 740


I have other FWD offset wheels I can try, but in 17".

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Old 11-03-2022, 10:31 AM   #4
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It's a truck. Shouldn't you put on some smaller wheels with bigger tires? Maybe a 3" lift?
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Old 11-03-2022, 08:33 PM   #5
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It's a truck. Shouldn't you put on some smaller wheels with bigger tires? Maybe a 3" lift?
I have the 16's on it now, I'll probably stick with this as long as they clear the 302 brakes. Not going to lift it, I like the handling now, can take exit ramps typically twice the posted speed with no problems.
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I like the bright silver wheel color on a dark blue car. I tried anthracite thin multi spoke wheels and they didn't suit the car well so I sold them.
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Old 11-06-2022, 04:28 PM   #7
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I like the bright silver wheel color on a dark blue car. I tried anthracite thin multi spoke wheels and they didn't suit the car well so I sold them.
I agree. Silver looks best, and thicker spokes. I have some 17" Sparcos in silver, and a couple Volvo variants, but in 15". I'll have to see if any of them look suitable.
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Old 11-08-2022, 09:13 AM   #8
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I've found some 32mm 5x108 hubcentric spacers at a reasonable price - they are for a Ford, so I'll get the inner bore turned to 65.1, and use spacer rings to go from 63.4 to 73.1 for the Sparco and/or Advanti wheels. I may swap the 17" wheels off my Mum's 2011 black C70 for my black 18" Advanti's - those look pretty decent & are "chunky" enough, also won't need centering rings since they are already 63.4 bore. She likes the look of the black wheels on my C30
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I have the 16's on it now, I'll probably stick with this as long as they clear the 302 brakes. Not going to lift it, I like the handling now, can take exit ramps typically twice the posted speed with no problems.
I can take on ramps at twice the speed in my lifted 745 wagon, my lifted wagon handles better than my lowered 745

The lowered car has bump steer issues, the lifted one corners flatter than it.
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