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S14Swap240sx
01-20-2003, 01:28 AM
Ok this is the last bit of info i need to kno until i can say im done with figuring out what is acualy going into my 240sx.

I like the 5Zigen Beckett Fn-01rc "CAST" (there at AutoImaging)

I wanted 17 inch and these where the sizes that had to pic from

17x7 4x100 +42
17x7 4x114.3 +42
17x7 5x100 +42
17x7 5x114.3 +42
17x7 5x114.3 +48

17x8 4x114.3 +35
17x8 5x114.3 +25
17x8 5x114.3 +35
17x8 5x114.3 +45
17x8 5x100 +48

I figured using 17x7 in front and 17x8 in rear... should i go to 17x9 in rear? i didnt write down those sizes so if u could plz check out AutoImaging and tell me which of em i should get

btw the wheels will be used in autocross and also normal street use, and if this helps any bit i plan on gettin jic FLT-A2

Thanx Alot
Jon

asad
01-20-2003, 01:33 AM
None of the 17x7 sizes are particularly good choices for the front -- the offset is too high for a nice flush look. You'd want something closer to +25 up front, maybe even lower if you have an S14 (I couldn't decide whether "S14Swap240sx" meant that you had an S14 or you were swapping in an S14 motor).

In the rear something around +30 will look pretty good for a 17x8.

Asad

Mav1178
01-20-2003, 04:01 AM
HAHA...

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17x7 4x100 +42
17x7 4x114.3 +42
17x7 5x100 +42
17x7 5x114.3 +42
17x7 5x114.3 +48

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Going coilovers none of those would work.

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17x8 4x114.3 +35
17x8 5x114.3 +25
17x8 5x114.3 +35
17x8 5x114.3 +45
17x8 5x100 +48

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Interesting... 5Zigen never made the wheel in a +35 4-114.3 bolt pattern... nor did they make it in a +45 offset....

Is your car 4 or 5 lug? Without answering that there is no way I can help you.

-alex

S14Swap240sx
01-20-2003, 04:56 PM
Well it is gonna be 4lug but if i have to i will switch it to 5, and its for a s13 240sx

and s14 means thats the model siliva my engine is gonna be comming from..

so if these rims arent gonna work what sizes should i be lookin for?

jon

ADAM HUTCHINSON
01-20-2003, 04:59 PM
autocross ehh... lots of bling bling and cha ching....but no go

from the money you save by going with 15's you can have a whole seasons of R compound for your auto cross....

IMO

S14Swap240sx
01-20-2003, 05:30 PM
Compared to the forged versions of these wheels the price isnt bad. and about gettin special compound tires, i probley wont do that from the start casue autocross isnt gonna be a everyweek thing for me. mabye after i finish everythin i wanna do to the car first ill look into that for now just street tires are fine. So once again.. anyone kno what wheel sizes i should be looking for in the front and back?

Jon

Dorifto_PG
01-20-2003, 05:45 PM
IMO...17x8 +25 or 17x9 +30 with stock fenders works well. Either all 4 or the 8's in front and 9's in rear. Works fine both ways. Well, good luck.

S14Swap240sx
01-20-2003, 07:23 PM
ok after putting 2gether what u guys said and askin some friends from aim this is what i came up with

in the front
17x8 +35

in the back
17x9 +35

Ima probley switch to 5 lug all around becasue the back size is the only comes in 5 lug, is it possible to only switch the back to 5lug?
ne-wayz how is this in ur eyes also will this work with aftermakret coilovers?

jon

Kookz
01-20-2003, 07:28 PM
The rears are the easiest and most straight forward to change to five lug, all you have to swap is the hub. 17x8 +35 will clear coilovers with a narrow enough tire, but if you can get them in +25 then do that. Just remember if you've got 4 and 5 lugs, one spare tire isn't necessarily going to save you.

Mav1178
01-20-2003, 07:28 PM
If you want FN-01R cast, get 17x8" +25 and 17x9" +35 in 4 weeks. Only available in 5 lug.

If anyone else tells you otherwise, they are dumb.

And FYI +35 might not clear some coilovers.

-alex

S14Swap240sx
01-20-2003, 07:33 PM
ok so i guess ill do 5 lug all around.. also about ur comment with wheels not clearing sum coilovers.. couldnt i correct that with spacers?

who makes 5 lug convertion kits?

jon

Dousan_PG
01-20-2003, 07:34 PM
salvage yards might carry the "kit"
use search mode

yes you can correct that with spacers