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Hi guys, i dont know if this is the right section to post this question in and if it isn't, someone please redirect it to the appropriate place. Anyway, i just had a question regarding the position of the front and rear wheels. The front wheels sit inward and the rears outward this i know, but has anyone measured the difference? I hope i'm making sense? lol The fronts are a 4.5” rim and the rear 5.5”, is that 1” the only difference or does the fronts still sit further in? I'd want the tires to be flush or close to flush with the fender edge and i'm pretty sure i'd have to push the fronts out with either 15mm spacers or 20mm spacers but what do i do with the back? Or do i just put spacers on the fronts? I'd want it to be equal. I also tried asking this question on the “other” club smart car forum. Thank You. :)
 

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If you want to car to handle better and do proper tire rotation, buy 2 of the rear 5.5 to mount on
the front. If you want to fill the wheel wells, look great, handle great, and do proper tire rotation.
Buy 4 aftermarket 15x6 wheels and mount 4 of the 195/50/15 tires. On my 2008 I ran Rial 15x6
wheels. With 40psi in all 4 tires, makes the car handle like a go kart, or baby porsche....................
 

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Last year I got four of the Genius Newton (from Discount Tire) 15 x 6.5 wheels. Had my on-hand Hankooks put on, Front P185/55R15 82V, Rear P185/65R15 86T.
I did this mainly for handling but also once I get matching tyres (what's on the rear) all around I can rotate them.
No clearance issues steering wheel lock to lock & rolling. I like the way they look as well.

 
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