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So im putting these wheels on my car tsw nurburgring 19x8 on the front and a tsw tremblant 19x9.5 on the rear im undecided on color choice of the rims i like the gunmetal gray i was originally going to do black. and the back tire size was going to be a 275/40/19 just not sure how the tire will sit on the rim not sure if i should go wider on the back tire..no rubbing issues on the back rim
 

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No, that's not what I am talking about.

He is talking about two different style wheels from the same manufacturer. Nurburgring on the front and Tremblant on the rear. How do you think that is going to look?

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BTW, I love these "drive by" posters who never show up again in their threads.
 

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So im putting these wheels on my car tsw nurburgring 19x8 on the front and a tsw tremblant 19x9.5 on the rear im undecided on color choice of the rims i like the gunmetal gray i was originally going to do black. and the back tire size was going to be a 275/40/19 just not sure how the tire will sit on the rim not sure if i should go wider on the back tire..no rubbing issues on the back rim
OK, done. Unfortunately, you didn't bother to tell us what color your car is, so I just guessed. And also unfortunately, the two wheels aren't offered in the same finish, so what's in the image is a black Tremblant and a matte gunmetal Nurburgring - that's as close as I could get. Not that the mismatched color really matters - anybody that sees the car like this is going to immediately notice that the wheels don't match whether the colors are correct or not. Too bad TSW's "Wheel Configurator" doesn't show a straight profile pic, I think it would better highlight the fact that two different wheels are on the car.

 

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I think it would better highlight the fact that two different wheels are on the car.
Can anyone here tell the purpose of such a configuration? Is this some new urban fad like 24" DUBS that I haven't heard about yet?

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I think the Tremblant and Nurburgring rims look almost identical. Maybe it's a tire sizing issue he's trying to overcome.

There was someone a while back who had quite different looking rims on either side. Don't understand, but then again I thought (and still do) that the donkin' thing is idiotic.
 

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I think the Tremblant and Nurburgring rims look almost identical.
:suspect: Really?





Different number of spokes, Nurburgring has a much more open style (due to the fewer spokes), and the contour of the face is completely different (Tremblant spokes recess back, Nurburgring spokes come to face of the lip). Yes, they both have Y type spokes, but every other detail is different.
 

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Pardon my poor eyesight. I was switching back and forth looking at both rims. They aren't dramatically different though.
 

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No, that's not what I am talking about.

He is talking about two different style wheels from the same manufacturer. Nurburgring on the front and Tremblant on the rear. How do you think that is going to look?

Shakey

BTW, I love these "drive by" posters who never show up again in their threads.
Ah got it, lol first time I've heard about this sort of set up
 

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Sorry I just got an email notification that anyone responded... The reason for the different rim is to have the deep look in the back the car is red. So I went with gun metal gray still waiting on the rims from powder coating cause the colors don't match and undecided on tire size still
 

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I could maybe see doing this if running extreme different sizes, like skinnies up front and a big fat DR in back. But a 19x8 and 19x9.5? Just go with the Tremblant all around, that's available in both of those sizes and will give you a 1" lip in front and a 2.25" lip in the rear. Would look far better IMO.

For tire sizes a 245/45 and 275/40 are widely available, will match diameter front to rear and stay within .4" of stock.
 

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excuse the dirt its been snowing every other day here in ny...have the black rim being powder coated gun metal gray to match the front. the back rim actually hit the caliper bracket slightly need to add a 3/4 inch spacer.. the tremblant fronts i dont really like with the 1 inch lip they look hideous in my opinion.
 

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3/4" is a huge spacer, hope you're going bolt-on for that. I would definitely measure for fender clearance as well. What's the effective offset between the wheel and spacer?
 

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With wheel + spacer? Just checked TSW website and they don't even list a 19x9.5 fitment for the CTS, which explains why you're running into clearance issues. Judging by their other 9.5 width wheels, it's a 45mm offset, plus the 19mm from the spacer. You plan on rolling the fenders?
 

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With wheel + spacer? Just checked TSW website and they don't even list a 19x9.5 fitment for the CTS, which explains why you're running into clearance issues. Judging by their other 9.5 width wheels, it's a 45mm offset, plus the 19mm from the spacer. You plan on rolling the fenders?
correct on the offset..id roll the fenders if need be but when i had them mocked on the car without tires i had no clearance issues on the fenders that i could see but the car was also in the air..cross my fingers hope for the best!!
 

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Where's the popcorn? I can't wait to see how this ends.
 
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