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morris
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morris Jul 25, 5:33am - #231426 
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What should I do? New tires? or should I get new rims? (17")

I have a GT with GTS 15" rims... I like them! happywink
But my front tires are in really bad condition... rolleyes wtf My car needs an alignement (?) so I need new tires... my friends say this is a good opportunity to "upgrade" rims...
Any suggestion???
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Charles
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Charles Jul 25, 5:38am - #231427 

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sell those and buy 17'' (i personally thikn 18'' are too big)
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stefanoc Jul 25, 5:40am - #231428 

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if you got about 800$ to spare, why not. they are good investment and will make ur car look way better
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v3n0m Jul 25, 8:04am - #231429 

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IMO I'd upgrade to a bigger & nicer wheel & tire package. You can get those from www.wheelmax.com www.victoriatire.com for as low as $600 shipped.
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cycocelica Jul 25, 8:14am - #231430 

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yup joan is full of good ideas
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BadSeed
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BadSeed Jul 25, 8:34am - #231431 
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i would upgrade if i was you...although for a good price i wouldnt mind taking those gts rims from ya grin
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BReakinDrifTs Jul 25, 9:29am - #231432 
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I say you buy new rims prewrapped in tires, that should save you some cash thumbsup
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celicaboy
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celicaboy Jul 25, 2:08pm - #231433 

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get new rims
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robare99 Jul 25, 2:33pm - #231434 

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perfect time to upgrade since you need new tires anyway. I'd go 17's. Nice compromise between size & Performance.
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Mp3Supply Jul 25, 3:01pm - #231435 

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def, a good time, i'd rather buy some used rims that are bigger and better, then to just buy new tires for stock rims smile

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Live42day Jul 25, 3:10pm - #231436 

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Well instead of starting a new thread, I gotta question fellas.I found the rims I want but now I need to know what the best tire size is to get. The price varys on this package based on tire size.

17x7
$1099 (205/40/17)
$1150 (225/45/17)
$1199 (235/45/17)

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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Virtuous_One Jul 25, 5:32pm - #231437 

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Originally Posted by Live42day
Well instead of starting a new thread, I gotta question fellas.I found the rims I want but now I need to know what the best tire size is to get. The price varys on this package based on tire size.

17x7
$1099 (205/40/17)
$1150 (225/45/17)
$1199 (235/45/17)

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Get what you can afford dude hence the $1099
(205/40/17) is a nice choice... thumbsup
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Live42day
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Live42day Jul 25, 11:47pm - #231438 

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Price wise its not a problem, but I need to know the major difference in the tire size. What would be the best Performance wise?

Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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tomeks Jul 25, 11:53pm - #231439 

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i got 17 215/45 i like it thumbsup i think i would go with 18's now

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spaztikid Jul 25, 11:54pm - #231440 
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i'd do the 225/45's...

i like my sidewalls...
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