R34 GTR Rims (will they fit?)

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  1. turboalfa

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    Hi,

    Just wondering if you guys could tell me if R34 GTR rims would fit on my pre face lift (with a face lift) Legnum.

    18 x 9" + 30 all round.

    I think it might be strecthing it a little, but would look good if they fit.

    Thanks,
     
  2. conrad

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    They'd look porn, I say do it!

    Even if you have to run without front calipers and have to massage the wheel arches slightly with a sledge.
     
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    Yeah I'm thinking about giving it a go.

    It's either that or 18" or 19" bronze TE37

    EVO 8 MR BBS 17's

    Or the ones that are on it at the moment.

    Thanks,
     
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    With 30mm offset 9" wheels you would need to have a facelift for a start with the wheel arches. You would also need to have very hard and high suspension on the back so you don't have tyre rubbing problems.

    A good side would probably be 225/40, I doubt 235/40 would fit.
     
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    Forgot to say, EVO 8 wheels will fit perfectly fine, most 35-40mm offset wheels that are less than 8" wide won't be a problem at all.
     
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    hawks you are a genius, and those wheels look crazy...
     
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    Can you READ that page though, Mark? You might find it says they had massive trouble and it needed substantial modifications to get there...

    Good find though!
     
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    You can tell it has had substantial mods done to the guards jsut looking at it. This was something I definately had in mind for mine...
     
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    C'mon Trev, I'm good but not that good ;)

    Thankyou, thankyou very much :p

    My late night googling anything to do with Galant / Legnum / VR4 / VR-4 / EC5W / レグナム (!) is finally paying off :D
     
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    ^ lol, that is quite funny :D
     
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    LOL lost in translation i think.

    Those GTR rims do look awsome on the vr4, but looks like a massive effort. You wold have infinite respect if you did do it though ;)
     
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    Looking at that white car again, those guard mods look a little over the top. Though, I do not have any experience with the behaviour of double wishbone suss. Does it tuck in at the top under bumps? or more travel vertically like live axle?

    I think I could do it very easily...
     
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    They do tuck in a bit, but it wouldn't be enough for those wheels.
     
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    Also, after speak with Jack Monkhouse on the weekend, the GTR34 wheels on his EVO 7 needed to have the bore of the wheel machined out about 1mm so that they clear the hub. I will be trying on his wheel at some stage and I will take pics to show everyone ;)
     
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