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      09-09-2012, 08:58 PM   #68
deathray
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Originally Posted by bobblehead View Post
Make sure you have it test fitted before mounting the winter tires.

My Forgeline wheels came in from the States today and I went to have one front wheel test fitted ... guess what, the front brake caliper is too big and rubbing the wheel, even though I gave them the exact spec (offset & width) as the 345M wheel. Now, the wheel shop will have to contact Forgeline Monday to get them to remake another set or I will have to go back to the drawing board and winter time is fast approaching.

I have never encountered so much trouble buying a set of aftermarket wheels before. When I looked at Tirerack, everything is 20" and limited choices of winter tires available too.
Are the wheels rubbing on the spoke or the barrel? I was just out feeling around the 20"s and there is not a lot of room in either place.
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