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Wheel Et

Post by Mr Funk » Sat May 18, 2013 6:57 am

I have an Et question and its fairly important as it'll effect the wheels I get.

The T's have an Et of 35, fairly epic as I'm running the wilwoods and I'm looking at As but they generally only have an et20.

Would I be right in thinking that if I spaced them out they'd clear the brakes and sit at about the same point poke wise under the arches?


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Re: Wheel Et

Post by mr.brown » Sat May 18, 2013 7:50 am

Space which ones out? The T's or the A's?



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Re: Wheel Et

Post by Mr Funk » Sat May 18, 2013 8:17 am

Sorry, should have been clearer. The T's are et35 and sit perfectly in the arch. New As are generally 15-20 so they'd need spacing.

Saying that I think I've found a complete set of 4x100. Et35 7s. Proper rocking horse poop but I need to confirm before buying.


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Re: Wheel Et

Post by GTXTRA » Sat May 18, 2013 9:20 am

The lower the et the more the poke Jim.

7's with et 15-20 will stick out even before you add spacers.

Pretty sure that's right chaps no?


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Re: Wheel Et

Post by filmidget » Sat May 18, 2013 9:26 am

Think you have it the wrong way round?

Spacing ET20 by 20mm will effectively make them ET0, and stick out a loooong way.

I could be be wrong though as it's still early for a Saturday and I haven't had breakfast yet.

There are some good sites that draw you pretty pictures of this kind of thing, but I can't think that hard at the moment.


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Re: Wheel Et

Post by mr.brown » Sat May 18, 2013 11:57 am

As pointed out above, the lower the ET number, the more the wheels will stick out.

With 7x15 ET35 wheels - a 15mm spacer on the rear will make a perfect "arch-filling" ET20