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The 215s on a 8" rims is a lot better. +53 offset will give you a narrower track and a bit less directional stability. Thats not a bad thing as the car will respond to rapid steering inputs that much faster. Just make sure you measure carefully for backset. You don't want the wheel to hit the shock.
Sh*t, i'm on a dilemma. I don't know what wheel set is better option, Konig 17x7 +42 or BBS forged 17x8 +53.

Is just for autocross.

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Sh*t, i'm on a dilemma. I don't know what wheel set is better option, Konig 17x7 +42 or BBS forged 17x8 +53.

Is just for autocross.

Thanks Arathol!
BBS forged 17x8 +53
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BBS forged 17x8 +53
With 8", Is there enough room for all movements?
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With 8", Is there enough room for all movements?
Should be ok but I'd measure the set back to make sure it clears the shock. It is only 3mm more than stock.

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