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Tethys 17" rims on to an 850 (17 spoke)

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Tethys 17" rims on to an 850 (17 spoke)

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These are originally for the S60 and have slightly different offset than the Columba that is currently on my 850. +1" wider, +7mm greater offset. My rough calculations is about +3/4" on the inward side, +1/2" on the outward side, compared to my Columbas. Otherwise should fit (same pattern and hub size)

Has anyone else put these on a 850 and experienced rubbing? good fit?
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Re: Tethys 17" rims on to an 850 (17 spoke)

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ET 50?
Nope!
ET 49 is the highest offset which can fit 850 and NOT wider than 205 tyre with this ET.

No problem if you install spacers.
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Re: Tethys 17" rims on to an 850 (17 spoke)

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Pretty common in the UK, with spacers. Still rubs on full lock though, even with C70 lock-stops.
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