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This thread will be used to collect info on what wheel and tire sizing has worked on your MKII. We will do the same for MKIs later. I would like info on wheel brand, sizing, offset, and then tire sizing. Also is your car lowered and did you have to roll your fenders. It should be noted that all MKIIs use hubcentric rims with a bolt cirlce of 5 x 114.3mm. I will start, please follow my general format:


91 MKII Turbo - Lowered approx 1" (Eibachs)

Front
17 x 7 ADR Kasai Wheels, 38mm offset
205/40-17 Kuhmo 712s

Back
17 x 8 ADR Kasai Wheels, 35mm offset
235/40-17 Kuhmo 712s

Comments - perfect fit, did not have to roll fenders

Questions on wheel fitment are not allowed in this thread and will be removed, this is for info only.
 

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91T w/Eibach Sportlines (Eibach advertises a 1.6" drop)

Street:
Front
17 x 7.5" MAS Italy MGR (aka President) Wheels, +40mm offset
215/40-17 Yokahama A520's (225/35/17 Pirelli P7000's in the garage ready to go on when the Yok's wear out...soon)
Back
17 x 9.5" MAS Italy MGR Wheels, +40mm offset
275/40-17 Kumho Ecsta V700's

Race:
Front
17X8" Enkei RP01 wheels, +38mm offset
205/40-17 Hoosier R3S03's
Back
18X9.5" Enkei RP01 wheels, +38mm offset
285/30-18 Hoosier R3S03's
pics: 1, 2, 3, 4

Comments - Rolled rear fender lip, and took out 1 degree of negative camber on the rears (to get a flatter footprint, but also got the top inner edge of tire further away from the strut) with Eibach's "camber kit". (Toyota crash bolts would be a better option...more adjustability and less expensive)
 

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93 N/A---Racing Hart M5 3pc

--Front 17x7.5 38 offset-215/40/17 yokohama a520
--Rear-17x8.5 38 offset-235/40/17 yokohama a520
 

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Discussion Starter #4 (Edited)
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Konig Villains
Rear
17x9, 40mm offset: 255/40-17 Kumho Ecsta 712's
Front
17x8, 40mm offset: 215/40-17 Kumho Ecsta 712's

You'll need to roll the rear fenders a bit if lowered, but otherwise works fine. Note: these are not the wheels in the pic in my sig, I need to update it.
 

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"92" MR2 Turbo, lowered 1" w/ TRD lowering springs
KONI Yellow adjustable's front and rear

Front : 16"X8" MOMO Superlites w/ 38mm offset
Dunlop SP Sport W-10's (205/45/16)

Rear : 16"X8" MOMO Superlites w/ 38mm offset
Dunlop SP Sport w-10's (225/45/16)

Front clearance inside edge of wheel to strut housing 1/8"(+/-)
tires clear as well w/ no rubbing at all (does look tight)

Rear clearance problem (none)
 

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1993 NA - Lowered approx. 1.75" (prev. owner did job, and I'm not sure exactly how far).

RacingHart C5 rims
17x8.5" on front, with .5" spacers, running Kumho Ecsta Supra 712, size 215/45.
17x9" on back, running 245/45.

Note: Tires/wheels are almost a bit too wide for the car in the rear; when hitting a decent/large sized bump in the road, the rear wheels can/will hit the wheel well and make a scarping sound. Not too bad, but annoying.

- John
 

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93 mr2T
Eibach springs lowered (1 inch i think)

Volk GTN
front: 215/40/17
rear: 255/40/17
 

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Volk Racing TE-37's (Black)

Rear are 18 x 9.5 with 40mm offset
Tire-255-35-ZR18

Front are 17 X 7.5 with 38mm offset
tire-215-40-ZR17

Front fit with no problems & I have 13" Brakes....
Rears have to be rolled to even have a chance of clearing.. The right rear rubs over large bumps. I need to try and roll it a little more.


Sean D
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Car: 1991 Turbo, lowered ~1.5" with H&R springs & KYB AGX struts

Wheels: Enkei RP-01 - lightest cast wheel on the market
Tires: Kumho Ecsta Supra 712

Rear: 17x8, 38mm offset
Tire: 235/40/17

Front: 16x7, 38mm offset
Tire: 205/45/16

Fitment is perfect, handles like a dream - very neutral.
 

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'91 on 93+ Springs and KYB AGX

'93 FD (Third-Gen RX7) Wheels. 16" by 8"
Front: 215/40. Still playing with the sizing on the front tires for optimal fit, look, and performance. NOTE: The front wheels Require spacers to fit correctly - H&R part number 30365601. ~ 15mm +/- ~

Rear: 245/50 fit great. Next set will be 255/50
 

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This was posted by the immortal Stephen Gunter about 2 years ago, so I'm gonna give him the credit:

"I asked this question a few weeks ago when I bought my 2, and these are the replies I recieved:

Steve Cornell
F: 38mm offset R: 38mm offset
17x7 17x8
215/45/17 234/40/17

Avery
F: 38mmoffset R: 38mm offset
17x8 17x9

David Levandowsky
F: 38mm offset R: 38mm offset
215/40/17 235/40/17

Jeff Bihn
F: 32mm offset R: 32mm offset
17x7 17x8

Byron Johnson
F: 38mm offset R: 38mm offset
17x7 17x8
215/40/17 235/40/17

Matt Jenkins
F: 17x7 R: 17x7
215/40/17 235/40/17

Tony Goose
F: 35mm offset R: 35mm offset
17x7.5 17x7.5
215/40/17 235/40/17

Long Nguyen
F: 41mm offset R: 41mm offset
17x7.5 17x8.5

As you can see, opinions and choices vary. For reference, stock is:
F: 45mm offset R: 45mm offset
14x6 14x7
195/60/14 205/60/14

The tires that match the stock height closest are:
F: 205/40/17 R: 215/40/17

I decided to look at the experts: TRD Japan. Here is what they recommend
for the MR2T, using their Alumi-K wheel. Info is from the All Parts
Catalog, Vol 6:
F: 33mm offset R: 39mm offset
17x7 17x8

The HyperRev wheel matching section lists the same TRD info for the MR2T,with the addition of the following tire sizes:
F: 215/40/17 R: 235/40/17

So, the most popular tire size would seem to be:
F: 215/40/17 R: 235/40/17

And when it comes to the rims:
F: 38mm offset R: 38mm offset
17x7 17x8

Although it seems that offset for the Front can range from 32mm to 38mmand the Rear from 32mm to 41mm. Personally I'm going to stick with the TRDoffsets. Clear as crystal.
 

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91 MKII NA 1" Drop Eibach Pro Spring Kit w/ KYB AGX



Konig Toxxins 17X7.5 5-100/114 42W

Kumho Ecsta Supra 712

215/40 17 Front
235/40 17 Rear

Still has about 1- 1 1/2" gap think I could go to 45 wall instead
 

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1991 mr2T with H&R springs (stock shocks)

18x7.5 and 18x8.5 Volk Racing SE37As

215/35/18 and 235/40/18 Toyo Proxies

Fit is perfect. I just have gotton them on so havnt been able t drive it around much. So far there is no rubbing or anything and I have not rolled the fenders.
 

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91 turbo
Enkei RP01 with Kuhmo tires, Eibach springs and Tokico 5-ways

Rear:
17x9
255/40

Front:
17x8
215/40

No problems yet. Rear is perfectly flush but front 17x8's are a little too wide for 215's
 

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92 MKII - Lowered approx 1.6" (Eibach Sportline w/ KYB AGX)

Front
16 x 7 Logic EVR wheels, 38mm offset
205/45-16 Dunlop SP Sport W-10

Back
16 x 8 Logic EVR wheels, 35mm offset
225/45-16 Dunlop SP Sport W-10

Comments - perfect fit, no clearance problems whatsoever...
 

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91' MR2 Turbo

Wheels: ATS Planet

Front:
17x7 +42 with 215/40 17 Yokohama A520
Rear:
17x8 +38 with 235/40 17 Yokohama AVS Intermediate

Suspension: Eibach Pro Kit and Tokico Illuminas. I'm still waiting for them to settle - that's the reason for the slight 4x4 look up front. The fronts were also put on about a week and a half after the rear because I noticed lots of other problems up front and figured it would be easier to take care of everything at once (HATE waiting for parts - Jay Mark's did a great job getting them to me in a hurry though).

Pic link:http://www.wheelspecs.com/rides/vehicledetail.php?RidesVehiclesID=46

They fit perfect imho - just a little tucked.
 

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91T, JIC-Magic SF-1 Coilovers

Volk LE37T, 17x7.5 +40mm front 17x8.5 +40mm back
215/45/17, 245/40/17 S-03 Pole Position

5/16" spacer in front

Comments:
Fits perfectly flush with the fender up front. I raised the coilovers so I'm not bottoming out against the fender on extreme potholes but will need to eventually roll them in order to address that problem.

In back, slightly tucked in by about 2mm, but not that noticeable.

15mm longer H&R studs in front
5mm longer Napa Dorman studs in back (45mm total length, comparable knurl diameter to stock studs).
 

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no one said this would work but it fits fine no rubbing and doesnt look to tucked in either - i like it.

volk gt-p
front 17x7 +.44 offset 215/40/17
rear 17x8 +.44 offsest 235/40/17

I also have eibach sportlines (1.5 inch drop) and have done no modifications to the fenders and have no spacers or anything
 

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91T with Konig Verdicts 17x7 front, 17x8 rear. +40mm offset, 215-40 and 235-40, with APEX springs (1.5 inch drop roughly). No rubbing. +30mm on the rear WILL rub with this setup (originally what Konig shipped).
 

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1991
3SGE normally aspirated.
Not lowered, no modifications to suspension.
My wheels aren't hubcentric so I will have to get a center-ring for them. Some vibrations between 100-130Km/h.

Of course it fits.

Front:
Silverstone wheels - 16x7, 42mm offset
Marangoni Zeta ESC tires - 205x45-16

Rear
Silverstone wheels - 16x7, 42mm offset
Marangoni Zeta ESC tires - 225x45-16
 
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