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    Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    Hi everyone,

    I bought the 18" wheels from the wheel appearance package on the '06 models.

    The stock tires for these are 225/50/R18.

    From all the searching I've done on this forum, this wheel has one of the the largest overall diameters of any wheel for our cars at 26.9".

    Even most people with 20's have a smaller overall diameter because of the tires they have on.

    I know at least one member who lowered his with the 18" sport wheels but his tires were smaller than mine.

    Can anybody tell me if I will be able to lower my car with eibach's with these wheels / tires? Has anybody with the wheel appearance package lowered their car?

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    i have 245/35/20 lowered on eibach(upsized from the recomended 30 series), so the difference between my set up and yours is 0.1 inch larger overall diameter. your diameter is 26.85" and mine is 26.75"
    but my set up is about 3/4 of an inch wider and i have no problems, so i figure you'll be more than fine.

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    where did you get the 18 in rims? I think I have been looking at the same ones.... how much?

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    i have 245/35/20 lowered on eibach(upsized from the recomended 30 series), so the difference between my set up and yours is 0.1 inch larger overall diameter. your diameter is 26.85" and mine is 26.75"
    but my set up is about 3/4 of an inch wider and i have no problems, so i figure you'll be more than fine.
    Didn't you roll your fenders though tommy compton?

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    yes i did, i rolled them before i got my rims, as a precaution. not sure if it was needed or not, but better safe than sorry.

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    Do the wheels look bigger when you lower it?

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    yes the wheels look much bigger when it is lowered

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    Quote Originally Posted by gaugeguru View Post
    Hi everyone,

    I bought the 18" wheels from the wheel appearance package on the '06 models.

    The stock tires for these are 225/50/R18.

    From all the searching I've done on this forum, this wheel has one of the the largest overall diameters of any wheel for our cars at 26.9".

    Even most people with 20's have a smaller overall diameter because of the tires they have on.

    I know at least one member who lowered his with the 18" sport wheels but his tires were smaller than mine.


    Can anybody tell me if I will be able to lower my car with eibach's with these wheels / tires? Has anybody with the wheel appearance package lowered their car?
    Can you please advise on where you got those wheels?? Thanks!!

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    eBay - last spring - $1500 with rubber (All new)

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    Re: Eibach lowering kit with wheel appearance package

    Oh ok... nice.. Post some pics up when you get them on... They should look really nice man!!

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