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what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica #144260 Apr 4, 2:07am Apr 4, 2:07am
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what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica
whats the biggest rim size i can go to

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144261 Apr 4, 2:10am Apr 4, 2:10am
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i have 17's and i can already feel the difference in speed when i drive.

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: ghostingcelica] #144262 Apr 4, 2:17am Apr 4, 2:17am
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what do you mean as in better or worser

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144263 Apr 4, 4:33am Apr 4, 4:33am
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its gonna slow you down a bit unless you get really light weight rims you have more rotating mass... plus when you go crazy low profiles your gonna feel every bump

but on the positive side they look great and really help turning lol


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Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144264 Apr 4, 6:38am Apr 4, 6:38am
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The biggest wheel size i think is 19"


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Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144265 Apr 4, 7:34am Apr 4, 7:34am
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I wouldn't go larger than 19s

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144266 Apr 4, 9:11am Apr 4, 9:11am
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Why do they call it "low-profile tire"????


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: celicafourotwo] #144267 Apr 4, 9:13am Apr 4, 9:13am
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo

Why do they call it "low-profile tire"????


because the sidewall (the part of the tire you see when looking at a car from the side) is 'low'.

edit--meaning 'thin' as said below by billy thumbsup


Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: celicafourotwo] #144268 Apr 4, 9:13am Apr 4, 9:13am
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
Why do they call it "low-profile tire"????


cause the sidewall is very thin.


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Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: JAsMTz531] #144269 Apr 4, 9:13am Apr 4, 9:13am
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Originally Posted by JAsMTz531
The biggest wheel size i think is 19"


19" is the biggest.

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: drkramm] #144270 Apr 4, 11:30am Apr 4, 11:30am
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Originally Posted by drkramm

its gonna slow you down a bit unless you get really light weight rims you have more rotating mass... plus when you go crazy low profiles your gonna feel every bump

but on the positive side they look great and really help turning lol


i have 18's on low pro's and i cringe everytime i hit the smallest bump (it always sounds and feels much worse than it is)

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: MICABLUE] #144271 Apr 4, 11:33am Apr 4, 11:33am
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Originally Posted by MICABLUE
Originally Posted by drkramm
its gonna slow you down a bit unless you get really light weight rims you have more rotating mass... plus when you go crazy low profiles your gonna feel every bump

but on the positive side they look great and really help turning lol


i have 18's on low pro's and i cringe everytime i hit the smallest bump (it always sounds and feels much worse than it is)


for lightweight wheels:

weld racing is tops
centerline is tops

the only problem is their not the most stylish. but weld racing can make 17s that weigh 15lbs and centerline can make 18s that weigh 25lbs eek

consider: the stock weight of the 16" gts alloys is about 22lbs.

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144272 Apr 4, 11:42am Apr 4, 11:42am
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If you're into auto-x, then go with 15-16" wheels, if you want great handleling go with 18's. If you want a little bit of both, then go with 17's. IMO 19's are over kill.

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: v3n0m] #144273 Apr 4, 12:01pm Apr 4, 12:01pm
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if you plan on racing than don't get 19's

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144274 Apr 4, 12:23pm Apr 4, 12:23pm
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you can put 19s on...but it looks bad

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: v3n0m] #144275 Apr 4, 12:35pm Apr 4, 12:35pm
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Originally Posted by v3n0m
If you're into auto-x, then go with 15-16" wheels, if you want great handleling go with 18's. If you want a little bit of both, then go with 17's. IMO 19's are over kill.

i agree 100%

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: v3n0m] #144276 Apr 4, 1:14pm Apr 4, 1:14pm
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Originally Posted by v3n0m
If you're into auto-x, then go with 15-16" wheels, if you want great handleling go with 18's. If you want a little bit of both, then go with 17's. IMO 19's are over kill.


thats an oxymoron man autox is about handeling.

if you want performacne go with 15-16 if you wan looks go 18 or up if you want both 17


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Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: Krayze] #144277 Apr 4, 6:52pm Apr 4, 6:52pm

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How slow would it be with 25 polb. rims? Are we talking a big decrase in power?

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Originally Posted by spyder00367
How slow would it be with 25 polb. rims? Are we talking a big decrase in power?


with a 25 poud rim, acceleration will be almost the same as stock (slightly slower).

as i said earlier, the stock gts 16" alloy rim is about 22 pounds. acceleration according to rims is ALL about weight. so if you get a bigger rim that weighs the same, acceleration will stay the same (although traction will be better--a plus).

so, as you can see, getting a rim that is only 3 pounds heavier will increase drivetrain weight by 12 pounds (3 pounds X 4 wheels = 12). not a very big difference, so your car will accelerate only slightly slower. thumbsup

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: driver] #144279 Apr 4, 8:46pm Apr 4, 8:46pm
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Go for 24 spinners. A guy from work was actually trying to convince me that it would fit, and they would look great wtf grin

Re: what size wheels can i chuck on the Celica [Re: cycocelica] #144280 Apr 4, 9:39pm Apr 4, 9:39pm
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Originally Posted by cycocelica
you can put 19s on...but it looks bad


yea, just go with 18s...it'll look much better!


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