|03-13-2012, 08:50 AM||#1 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Mar 2012
W221 (s550) new wheels - offset options advice needed
I have the standard 18" wheels on my S550 and am thinking of changing. I am looking at AMG's as well as knockoffs and have some questions regarding what options I have.
My current tires are Michelin 245/45/18 and they are brand new so I would consider another 18" wheel but only to reuse my tires for now and also replacement tires would likely be less in the future.
I would also consider 19" wheels - likely not staggered to allow for more flexibility of tire rotation - unfortunately this would mean new tires now as well but it's not out of the question.
Question regarding offsets - how much play do I have?
I believe the stock is 43.
Do I have to do 43 or do I have some optionality here without spacers and without running into any issues?
Lots of the aftermarket wheels are in other offsets such as 35. I have also seen 42 and 44.
Thanks in advance for your help!
|03-30-2012, 11:53 AM||#4 (permalink)|
Date registered: Feb 2012
Vehicle: 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230, 2007 Chevy Equinox, 2003 Saab 9-3 2.0t, 1996 Chevy Tahoe, 2000 Ranger R83
Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Generally if the offsets are very close (e.g. the 42 or 44) you would be fine without running any spacers. Where you start to get larger than 5 or more mm's then you might need to look at spacers.
The 09 E63 wheels should fit.
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