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Old 27th August 2005
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Does anyone have a recommendation for a US supplier of saab wheels. I'm looking for 18" wheels and having trouble finding them without paying for overseas shipping.

If not are there any UK suppliers that have cheap overseas shipping.

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Sorry for so many questions but I was also wondering if anyone had an opinion of whether a 18x8 et38 with 235-40-18 tires will fit on a sport suspension lowered car? You think I'll get rubbing?

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Probably yes. I'm running 17's with an ET of 40 and 225's, they are very close to the wheel arch. The combination of ET38 and 235's will probably cause rubbing.
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I reckon the rears would work

I was running ET41 with 225 tyres, and plenty of clearance the ET is only 3mm different but you have a 10mm wider tyre so thats a fair bit extra on there
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Sorry for so many questions but I was also wondering if anyone had an opinion of whether a 18x8 et38 with 235-40-18 tires will fit on a sport suspension lowered car? You think I'll get rubbing?
The Saab approved Hirsch 18"x8" wheel has an ET of either 41 or 42 (can't remember which) and they recommend 235/40x18 tyres. This will work with the 10mm lower Hirsch suspension pack as well.

But an ET of 38 with 235's if your car is running the usual aftermarket 30mm or lower springs may give a problem.....
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