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Old 02-06-2011, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Evidence of Staggered Rims working great 4Matic S550

I've had these staggered rim step on contrary to popular belief on my 4matic s550 for 34k miles without any issues. I wanted to let others no this since there seems to be a giant grey area when it comes to staggered rims on any 4 wheel drive vehicle.
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Car looks great.
Is the diameter of the tires same front and rear?
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Old 02-08-2011, 04:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah the diameters are both the same. the first pic with the Lexani lss-10 are the one's that i have on all the time. They are 20's. 8.5 front 9.5 rear
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Old 02-09-2011, 05:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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What size tires are you running?

I have a 2007 s550 4matic with amg package and was thinking or running NON 4 Matic 19" wheels (8.5" front , 9.5" rear)
so that I can have a more aggressive offset in the rear. I would run same size tires. 255/40/19's all around.

Wish I could put the non 4matic amg size on
255/40/19 front.
275/40/19 rear

any suggestions?

ps. the reason I want a second set of wheels similar to my stock 19's is so I have one dedicated winter set up and one summer set up
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Staggered is fine on AWD cars as long as the diameter of the tires both front and rear are within 5% of factory equipment and have the same diameter. The width of the rear tires clearly needs to be raised to fit over the wheel unless u like the stretched look and bent rims.
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