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WRX Wheels Direct Swap Issues?

I want to swap my stock '17s on my '17 Outtie Premium for these WRX '18s. They are 18x9 OEM subaru WRX Limited Wheels, with Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 245/40r18 tires and TPMS included, off of a 2017 Subaru WRX Limited. Will I run into any issues? Will it look weird with low-pros? Advice please.

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According to the Wheel-Size.com page for your 2017 Outback, if you want to upsize to 18s, they recommend having a wheel with ET48 offset, so you'll need to check what's the offset for the WRX Limited wheels. But a bigger problem is that the 245/40/18 tires will have a significantly smaller diameter (25.7") than your stock 225/65/17 tires (28.5"). So even if the wheels fit, to keep your tire diameter roughly the same, you'd have to use tires sized around 245/55/18.

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