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Wheel size, will rubbing be an issue??

Wondering if anyone could help me out with this predicament I'm currently having..

Im wanting to buy new wheels. Currently my IS300 is at stock height and I'm fine with that at the moment. Don't think I ever will lower the car but who knows?? lol The current wheel are 17x7 offset 45 with 215/45R17 size tires on.

I want to run bigger wheels and bump up to 18x8 in the front with 18x8.75 in the rear.

I'm pretty sure I wont have issues with rubbing and needing to roll my fenders considering I will be at stock height. I just cant figure out what the best offset to go with. My options are 42mm, 35mm, and 20mm. My gut is telling me to have the fronts at 42mm and the rear at 35mm.

Are there any issues you guys can see with the setup I am wanting to run. I found a website offering additional savings but the sale ends 3/21/17.. so thats the end of today. Any input is MUCH appreciated. Thanks!!
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This section of the forum is littered with info on this sort of thing. In a simple answer, go with the highest offset you can.

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