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So I picked up the new (old) BBS RG F1's yesterday and test fitted this morning.
The offset is different front to rear.
Fronts are 17x9 with 40 offset
Backs 17x9 with 45.

There appears to be no clearance problems at all, happy to say.

The only problem is the hub centres are a few mill. too small and won't fit over the hub. A bit of boring will do the job.

The shagged out tyres on at the moment are 17x255 45 rear
and 17x235 40 front.

As you can see, they hang out a bit. Any advice on tyre size that may prevent fender rolling would be much appreciated.

I was a bit worried about the colour at first, but I reckon they look pretty good.
Next step after tyres is coilovers and a drop. The roads around here can be pretty rough so I'm thinking of about a 2 inch drop.

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Hmmm...not to sure about the red lip and black with CGP. The mesh is nice though. Gotta dump her ASAP! 17's look way too small unless you're slammed, in my opinion. Nice pick up.
 

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Hmmm...not to sure about the red lip and black with CGP. The mesh is nice though. Gotta dump her ASAP! 17's look way too small unless you're slammed, in my opinion. Nice pick up.

The wheel centres are actually a very dark grey. Yeah I may have to do something about the red. I dunno yet.

I kinda agree with you about the 17's, and I'd love to slam it, but Aussie roads can be very bumpy once you get off the freeway. I had a slammed BMW 5 series that got the front bumper so beat up it got pulled right off a few times. Just too much grief unfortunately.
 

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You'll be fine. I run 215/40 on my 18x9's but my offset is +22.
Beautiful. Thanks Andrew. Perhaps 225 x 50 would be the go. A little more sidewall to fill the gap if I go a 2" drop, and a little more for the slight stretch.

I was thinking about a 2" drop would be OK.
I thought about lowering springs, but as I said, some of the roads I travel are pretty rough, and I was concerned about the bumps putting too much strain on the standard shocks having less travel.
I dunno. I guess springs would be a cheap option while I save up for coil overs, then just buy them when or if a shock gives out.

Would I get a 2" drop with just the springs?
 
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