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wheel fitting question for 2003 Passat 1.8T

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Hi guys,
After some reading, basically any wheels with 5X112 bolt pattern and Et35-45 offset will fit on 2003 Passats 1.8T ?

I am looking for OEM wheels from VW/Audi Family. I noticed that the 5 spoke Audi A4 from 01-08 is ET45 and some mentioned this will fit fine. Would a 10mm spacer be needed? I am a little confused.

I would like to do without spacers, and a lot of OEM wheels are ET45. Would there be any concern at all with that? I am thinking maybe wider wheels will be better. I would like to stay within 16" or 17".

Also, would i need to buy new lugs if I use any wheels between ET35-45 ?

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Im currently running 17x9.5 with adapters they end up being +31 all around with no rubbing. The tires are 225/45 or 40, I cant remember. Its a small stretch. It fits fine. It would definitely rub if I was slammed tho. I think 17X8 +32 with a 225/45 tire would be ideal.
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