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mzulkowski Jun 29, 3:59am - #211459 
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Best Wheel Size for GTS

I want to know preformance wise, what is the best wheel and tire sizes?
Looking for some light weight rims.. Look isnt as important as the weight?
Post your guys info and websites that can help me out. Thx

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lightweight 17's are good with high Performance tires
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FloydianSlip6 Jun 29, 4:04am - #211461 

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shit man best for Performance is 15's, however those will look dumb on the street. If you want a nice looking and functional go with 16's lightweight and Performance tires. If you go with 17's you sacrifice some Performance for looks. It all depends, personally I want 18's or 19's thumbsup

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smaller wheels and tires mean better acceleration. Bigger tires and wheels mean better top speed.
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mzulkowski Jun 29, 4:20am - #211463 
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Since the celica is driven by a low torgue engine it is a lot more importent to keep the weight down on your wheels and tires right?
So I was thinking 16's and maybr 17's depending on the weight but my problem is that when I go looking at rims at different web sites, many of them dont post the weight of the wheel. So if you guys can give me a few good web sites to look at that would be great!

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Elec-FuYu Jun 29, 4:21am - #211464 
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16" light weights

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Sultan Jun 29, 4:23am - #211465 

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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
16" light weights
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Tru_gts Jun 29, 4:29am - #211466 
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16s lightweights w/o body kit lowered
17s and up lightweights w/ body kit lowered

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Elec-FuYu Jun 29, 4:38am - #211467 
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BBS rims doesnt look right on celica imo...althou they are light

Enkei make some light rims, and looks good

OZ i have no idea how heavy their rim weigh...

Konin (spelling) makes some light weight rims

stock GTS rim is 19lb (quoted) without tire

u can go find out the weight of those aftermarket rims and compare it with the stock ones.

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silver Jun 29, 7:48am - #211468 
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16x8 with the biggest 16" Falken Azenis tires.
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Kim Jun 29, 9:04am - #211469 
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some very light weight 15x8 with drag radials you'll be hittin lift quicker, seriously.

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NorwayGT Jun 29, 9:41am - #211470 

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if your wanting to do 1/4 mile racing get 15 or 14 inch rims

if your wantin to look good get 18's

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FastCelica Jun 29, 2:46pm - #211471 
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If you're after Performance then go for the O.Z Superleggera III Forged. Without going into silly money its one of the lightest and strongest wheels you can buy. Comes with a wider rim at the rear too for better handling. And of course the 0.Z name thumbsup thumbsup
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GraSSRooTs Jun 29, 2:55pm - #211472 

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Rota Subzeros, they weigh like 12 pounds each.

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