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#1 2005-05-23 14:33:33

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92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

Any one know anything about the bolt pattern on the 92X.  I hear it is the same as the WRX, 5X100, but I see different mm offsets listed ranging from 48-53 for the 92X and WRX.  Can someone explain how the offset works and whether a range may fit or if the offset for the 92X is specific?  Looking into a 2nd set of rims for snow tires.

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#2 2005-05-23 15:30:21

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

I might have the answer to your question  but I am going to post it in general Troubleshooting/Problems and not Modifications.


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#3 2005-05-23 15:30:33

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

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#4 2005-05-23 15:34:46

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

Doremite wrote:

Any one know anything about the bolt pattern on the 92X.  I hear it is the same as the WRX, 5X100, but I see different mm offsets listed ranging from 48-53 for the 92X and WRX.  Can someone explain how the offset works and whether a range may fit or if the offset for the 92X is specific?  Looking into a 2nd set of rims for snow tires.

I just went to www.hot-subaru.com (which we also own) and copied the Subaru fitments listed for the Prodrive wheels that we carry.  Here's what it says:

Subie 17"
Bolt Pattern: 5 X 100mm
Center Bore: 64mm
Offset: 17" ET 48 - 52mm (more than one offset used - depends upon wheel model)

Subie 18"
Bolt Pattern: 5 X 100mm
Center Bore: 64mm
Offset: 18" ET 44 - 53mm  (more than one offset used - depends upon wheel model)

You've see that the offset varies a bit depending upon the style of wheel. That is normal.  Exactly how much you can stretch that I really can't say.

Believe it or not, we actually get customers here who want to buy an extra set of wheels for use as snow tires - they use 'em when they go up to Colorado for skiing.  If that's all you're looking for why not just go to your local Subaru dealer and ask them if they have any takeoffs lying around?


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#5 2005-06-15 21:18:50

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

Ok...i have a 03 wrx which i am selling because i just got the 92x.  I plan on changing my wheels over.  The wrx is in fact 5x100 and the offset of wheels to use, if i recall correctly, is anywhere from 48-52mm.  Although most the guys in the wrx community say go with 48.  I went with ROTA on my wrx and they seem to be the wheel of choice.  Cheap yet fairly good quality.  Checkem out.


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#6 2005-06-15 22:26:55

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

yogi92x wrote:

Ok...i have a 03 wrx which i am selling because i just got the 92x.  I plan on changing my wheels over.  The wrx is in fact 5x100 and the offset of wheels to use, if i recall correctly, is anywhere from 48-52mm.  Although most the guys in the wrx community say go with 48.  I went with ROTA on my wrx and they seem to be the wheel of choice.  Cheap yet fairly good quality.  Checkem out.

The comination of offset and tire width will determine if you will get rubbing.  It seems several WRX wagon owners using 48mm Rota's would get fender rubbing using certain 225/45-17 tires.  I opted to get 53mm offset Rota's (same offset as the '04 STi stock BBS wheels), and have no issues so far, using a 225/45-17 tire.

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#7 2005-06-15 22:48:23

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

SoobAeroDude wrote:

yogi92x wrote:

Ok...i have a 03 wrx which i am selling because i just got the 92x.  I plan on changing my wheels over.  The wrx is in fact 5x100 and the offset of wheels to use, if i recall correctly, is anywhere from 48-52mm.  Although most the guys in the wrx community say go with 48.  I went with ROTA on my wrx and they seem to be the wheel of choice.  Cheap yet fairly good quality.  Checkem out.

The comination of offset and tire width will determine if you will get rubbing.  It seems several WRX wagon owners using 48mm Rota's would get fender rubbing using certain 225/45-17 tires.  I opted to get 53mm offset Rota's (same offset as the '04 STi stock BBS wheels), and have no issues so far, using a 225/45-17 tire.

Are you suggesting that my wheels will rub on my saab even though they didnt rub on my wrx.  Just trying to figure out if i should sell them or not.


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#8 2005-06-16 02:11:46

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

yogi92x wrote:

Are you suggesting that my wheels will rub on my saab even though they didnt rub on my wrx.  Just trying to figure out if i should sell them or not.

Did you have a WRX wagon or sedan?  The problem stems with wagons using 48mm offset wheels and certain 225/45-17 tires, like certain Falken and Kumho's.  This thread at nasioc contains a list of wheel/tire combos on wagons that don't rub:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthr … &pp=25

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#9 2005-06-16 10:54:13

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

Cant go to the site blocked through my firewall.  I used 225.45.17 falken ziex 512 tires with Rota Tarmac 2s and they didnt rub.  I have a wagon.  Can you check and see if they are on the list and i am just ignorant.  Although they may be 225.40 but i dont think so.


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#10 2005-06-16 11:23:06

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

yogi92x wrote:

Cant go to the site blocked through my firewall.  I used 225.45.17 falken ziex 512 tires with Rota Tarmac 2s and they didnt rub.  I have a wagon.  Can you check and see if they are on the list and i am just ignorant.  Although they may be 225.40 but i dont think so.

You should be okay with the Falken ziex 512's.  People were having problems with the Falken Azenis Sports, which are really wide for a 225 tire.

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#11 2005-06-16 15:25:25

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Re: 92X Wheel Bolt Pattern

Thanks...sorry for detracting from the thread, by the way i love my wheel/tire combo.


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