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Hi team, looking for advice here since a handful of members have taken the 22" plunge.
I have finally convinced the missus that we should just buy new shoes for the marshmallow so I can avoid the winter/summer tire swap fees...and thus, we arrive at my 22" roadblock questions.

I'm trying to avoid fender poke...(a little OCD about clean cars) so wondering:

1) what offset/wheel width works best with a 22" wheel to keep it withing the fender walls as much as possible.
(+40 better than 35/38...will it even fit without rubbing in the rear?)

2) Will going with a 9" wide wheel serve me better than a 9.5? or does it mostly depend on what tire i wrap it in?

RSR springs are on the menu but I'm waiting for the wife to stop curbing the bumper in parking spots...

Thanks for any advice or direction you can offer.
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I don’t know about the wheels and offset.. I’m in the same boat. I’m trying to figure it out too before I order my wheels. But I do have the rsr springs and they only lower the van about an inch and when you go up to a 22” rim there is only about 1/4” different in ride height
 

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I don’t know about the wheels and offset.. I’m in the same boat. I’m trying to figure it out too before I order my wheels. But I do have the rsr springs and they only lower the van about an inch and when you go up to a 22” rim there is only about 1/4” different in ride height
That depends largely on what size tire you mount on them . Some here use a 265/35/22 which is very similar to the diameter of the factory 20" set up. I run a 265/40/22 which is about 4% larger. My 22' x 9.5' wheels have a +35 offset and were pretty flush with the fenders. I say "were" because i added a 12mm spacer to gain a little "poke" To keep inside the fenders you would need a +40 maybe.
 

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With a 12mm spacer did you have to lengthen tour lug bolts? Or did you use a bolt on style spacer? And if you used a bolt on spacer did you have to cut your factory lug bolts
 

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With a 12mm spacer did you have to lengthen tour lug bolts? Or did you use a bolt on style spacer? And if you used a bolt on spacer did you have to cut your factory lug bolts
I pressed out the studs and used extended ones.

 

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Yes, they are M12 x 1.5.....actually for a Mitsubishi lancer but fit perfectly. I checked with ARP on the hole diameter and spline diameter allowances and these were bang in the middle of the tolerances. I pressed them in with a ball joint tool and they were VERY tight in there. No chance of them spinning when torquing up the lug nuts. I actually cut the noses off as I did not want to use open end lug nuts. As you can see, there is some poke now, effective offset with the spacers is +23. You could probably go up to a 20mm spacer with these easily. I have some 1.50" lowering springs to go on soon and may even have to remove the spacers to avoid fender rub.!


 

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Yes, they are M12 x 1.5.....actually for a Mitsubishi lancer but fit perfectly. I checked with AEM on the hole diameter and spline diameter allowances and these were bang in the middle of the tolerances. I pressed them in with a ball joint tool and they were VERY tight in there. No chance of them spinning when torquing up the lug nuts. I actually cut the noses off as I did not want to use open end lug nuts. As you can see, there is some poke now, effective offset with the spacers is +23. You could probably go up to a 20mm spacer with these easily. I have some 1.50" lowering springs to go on soon and may even have to remove the spacers to avoid fender rub.!


I saw the ones for evo by arp. Now I’m having a hard time finding hub centric spacer in the 15mm range. Your van is looking really good. Keep up the work👍
 

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I saw the ones for evo by arp. Now I’m having a hard time finding hub centric spacer in the 15mm range. Your van is looking really good. Keep up the work👍
I was also looking at the ARP ones ,but then stumbled on the Megans that seem exactly the same spec but far less expensive. A little more expensive, but these guys can make any size you want. I checked ,and a set of Hub-centric 15mm (4) would be $180.00.

 

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I was also looking at the ARP ones ,but then stumbled on the Megans that seem exactly the same spec but far less expensive. A little more expensive, but these guys can make any size you want. I checked ,and a set of Hub-centric 15mm (4) would be $180.00.

Thank you again. Do you happen to have the part number for the Megan studs
 

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