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    Default First Fittment

    hey everyone!
    so this is my first post, ive got a 2012 Mazda 3 hatch, skyactiv (first car). Looking to buy a set of Enkin GTC01RR rims. Im hoping to do 18x9.5'' with a 35 or 45 offset. Has anyone done this before?
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    are you lowered ? Are you planning to lower the car ? If yes to either question, what springs/shocks/coils ?
    Are you willing to roll your fenders ?

    That width 9.5" is very aggressive and is not a simple setup.
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    No I am not lowered, probably not planning on it, yes I am willing to roll fenders. Thanks for the reply probably best to do a simpler fitment for the first one.

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    I'd say do what it takes to achieve the look you want. Don't settle with something else otherwise you may regret and end up spending more money modding again after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2012mazda3hatch View Post
    No I am not lowered, probably not planning on it, yes I am willing to roll fenders. Thanks for the reply probably best to do a simpler fitment for the first one.
    That wide/aggressive fitment is going to look odd at stock height.

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    Default Re: First Fittment

    I've done that fitment on my civic doing it to this car is gonna be fun..IMO I've always went with a bit more of an offset just for clearance...for the Mazda 9.5 sits flush with the fender so if your going to lower it pre roll your fenders or u will rub other then that if staying at stock height u shouldn't really have any issues unless u had a good bump...gl with the build and hope u put pictures up soon

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    Default Re: First Fittment

    I'm using a 17x9 with a 33 (IIRC) offset running 255/40 all round. It JUST fits on the car with no issues.
    I also have 18x8 33OS and 18x8.5 30 OS on the rear. Unfortunately I can only have a 225 all around on these rims. For whatever reason it rubs when I have people in the car with a 255 on the back.
    The rims are VERY flush with the body. Rears are rolled and the car is slightly lowered. That should give you a good idea aggressive figments
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    Thanks a ton!

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