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i tried to search but no luck
i have a set of 16x7 volk te 37's i wanna get tires for but i want to get 16x8 in the near future. i was looking at 205/50/16 is this a good size for 8's will it rub with a 15+ offset
 

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i would say yes since guys are running 205/50/15 and still rubbing, usually you go to a smaller profile tire when plus sizing a wheel.
 

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^^ I'm with stupid.

If you want a sweet looking stretch go with the 195's

Not into stretch, go with 205/45's.
 

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I like the look of a 205/45. At 80mph(on my meter panel), I'm actually moving 72mph.
 

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so 205/50 is not a good choice w/ 8in wheel?
There's nothing wrong with that size, but the offset of the 501s force you to get slightly narrower and/or shorter tires to avoid rubbing. Furthermore 8" isn't wide enough to get a good stretch on 205s.

With low offsets, you need to err on the smaller side, BUT if you absolutely want larger tires than 195/50, then at least get Falken 512s. The Falkens run slightly narrower than other brands of the same size; you will have a little more room for error.
 

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I'm considering getting some as well, but on Falken 205/50/16s, I too am on S-techs, but would roll fenders or swap springs if needed.

Will 16x8 0et 002s w/ Falken 205/50s and S-Techs rub, if so in what cases? (big bumps, lots of people in car, etc.)
 

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with 0 offset i would say yes... i was rubbin with df210s with +13 16x8 rpf1's with 205/45/16s... had to roll the fenders and its all good now
 

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Where was yours rubbing at?? S-Techs aren't as low as DFs.

So I just need to roll the fenders??
 

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around the center top of the fender... you are correct that the DF's are lower, but i was rubbing with no passengers and you wanted to know if it would rub WITH passengers. also your wheels would have 13mm less offset and stick out a lot further than mine.
 

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I guess I could always get taller springs until I find a solution (flares or shims) But I really don't want to. I guess I'll go with 15x8 501s & 185/60s or 195/55s.

Thanks.
 
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