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20x11 20x9.5 staggered

2011 completely stock brembo GT coupe. Any cons to running this staggered wheel setup? I don't see many doing it. All opinions welcomed.

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I think 11 in h wide wheels require some suspension mods in order to fit. I'm sure it'd look sweet with some drop springs though


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I've got 20x11 Forgestars on mine in the rear with no problems. The biggest problem with a staggered setup is you can't rotate the tires. Also you might want to play with the tire pressures to fix the balance, and/or swaybars.

I think if I did it again, I'd just do a square setup 19x10 or something like that though.

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One disadvantage is that staggered fitment swings the handling balance toward understeer.


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I also run 20x11's in the rear. I agree with Kona, if i had to do it again I'd probably go with a square setup, or 20x10 in the rear. Largest you can fit up front is a 20x9 according to those I've spoken with, so you're stuck with a 275 max up front. As far as the rear goes, 295 and up only, and 295 is a stretch on an 11" rim. You'll find yourself severely limited on tire choices for the rear. 305/30 or 315/35 is about it, and depending on your drop, you may not can find front and rear tire combos to fill the wheel well gaps you're after. I'm on Steeda ultralite springs, and the 315/35/20 in the rear is just too much, I get crazy rubbing on the splash guards.

Once my Nitto INVO's are done for, I'm gonna suck it up and spend the bigger bucks on some Michelin pilot super sports I think.

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27.0 is the original diameter of the 19" 255/40/19 brembo tires. There's just not a whole lot inbetween 27" and 28"+ on 20's, at least not when trying to keep the front and rear diameters somewhat similar. 315/30 is the perfect rear size IMO, but the only company that makes them is Toyo and their R888's. I daily drive my car, so I need something that's gonna give better mileage and wet performance.

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Thanks guys for all the info. I'll probably go with a 20x10 in the rear just for more tire choices.
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IMO, 10 square is the best all-around fitment. It's balanced from a handling point of view, has lots of grip, looks good, and can be rotated.

On fitment....

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Largest you can fit up front is a 20x9 according to those I've spoken with, so you're stuck with a 275 max up front. As far as the rear goes, 295 and up only, and 295 is a stretch on an 11" rim.
11's go up front fine....some camber and some other small tweaks are needed though, but nothing serious.



295 on an 11 is about perfect IMO, but I also need the car to turn, so lots of bulge is no bueno


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