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Rims and lowering

Hi all - currently considering what wheel and suspension combination to choose for my GTV - currently on standard 16x6.5"

Quite like the idea of 18x8" rims with -25mm springs. Is this technically possible? Will I need arch rolling?

Any suggestions and examples of what you have had done to your car will be very much appreciated.
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Re: Rims and lowering

Rush from southAfrica has put 8.5x19 and -30mm on a V6 which is about 25mm lower then a TS, so it's possible.
I think the arch liners may be different on the TS, so there would be rubbing I think - but that's something that could be sorted.
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Re: Rims and lowering

Originally Posted by misanobluegtv View Post
Will I need arch rolling?
Is this even possible on a GTV? OK, I guess it is technically, but the arches (thinking mainly of rear here) do not flair in a typical way, the body curves down to the arch, rather than curves out. Depending on the job I'd imagine rolled arches on the rear of a GTV could look a mess (flaring out around the arch), or awesome (the whole rear 1/4 wider/fatter/more aggressive)...
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