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Old 12-31-2010, 01:49 PM
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W204's and offsets of wheels

I think one central thread would be good to have everyone post a pic of their car and the offsets they are running. I know I like the look of a more flush offset (lower) and on my previous car I ran a extremely low offset (17 front and 35 rear) to poke the wheels. I am trying to decided what the optimal offset would be.

Here is a pic of my old car for the new one is a stock silver c300. Wheel specs were 18x9 and 18x10.5


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good idea,

here is original wheel info thread

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w...on-thread.html

I posted all the oem wheel info there, including offsets.
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Matt the Jetta is a beauty! Great stance

I was going to throw a pic of my old STI up, but Photobucket is not working. Either way I had a semi aggressive set up with 18x9 advan RG II's. I'll be selling those in the spring and getting something for the C.
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good idea,

here is original wheel info thread

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w...on-thread.html

I posted all the oem wheel info there, including offsets.
Thanks, this is basically what I was looking for.
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Can people please start posting more pictures and specs of wheels. I am looking at 18's vs 19's. I am looking to run the lowest offset as possibly ( mid to low 40's) and probrably around 8.5-9 inch wide. Also I am creeping on the H&R supersports right now. Show me what you have!!
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Another question I have been having a hard time to track down was the exact offset of these wheels.

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/atta...s-dscf4371.jpg
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This is a good thread idea, unfortunately, my stock 17's have no place here... Though I would like some pics!

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Another question I have been having a hard time to track down was the exact offset of these wheels.

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/atta...s-dscf4371.jpg
Those look like the 2009 stock 17" wheels. If so, and staggered, 47 on the front 7.5" wheel and 58 on the rear 8.5" wheel.
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Size is 19" 8.5 Front 43mm offset and rear 19" 9.5 53mm offset

Tire info : Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric
Front 235/35/19 and Rears 255/30/19

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Here is a thread from one of our customers who has physically experimented with various offsets and tire sizes. It is very informative:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w...-2010-c63.html
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Here is a thread from one of our customers who has physically experimented with various offsets and tire sizes. It is very informative:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w...-2010-c63.html
100% what I was looking, for great start.
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19x9.5 et25 19x10.5 et30
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I definitely like the lower offset wheels on the c3. Its almost to flush with higher offset wheels, it looks nice when the wheels come out a little. More aggressive.
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Will 8j with ET42 be fine on W204?
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19x9.5 et25 19x10.5 et30
Damn nice. What is the make of the wheel? I want to see what a 3/4 or pics where I can see the "flushness" of the wheels.
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Will 8j with ET42 be fine on W204?
The wheels will be 4mm in towards the center line of the car then this setup.
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I like to use this offset calculator to find what is going to happen to the wheels. It;s a lifesaver.
http://www.1010tires.com/wheeloffsetcalculator.asp
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Great thread that can def be of some help! BUMP!
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And noob ?, what is ET?
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ET= offset number.

Wheels are usually stamped with their offset using the German prefix "ET", meaning "Einpresstiefe" or, literally, "insertion depth". An example would be "ET45" for a 45mm offset.
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ET= offset number.

Wheels are usually stamped with their offset using the German prefix "ET", meaning "Einpresstiefe" or, literally, "insertion depth". An example would be "ET45" for a 45mm offset.
Very good info! Thanks for the clarification!
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