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lilchief Jul 23, 8:40pm - #30209 

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17'' or 18''?

What do you think would look better on a silver Celica GT, a 17'' or 18'' rims?

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RicePowered Jul 23, 8:44pm - #30210 
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It all depends on the type of roads you drive and on how worried you are about bending a rim.

17s for looks and more sidewall protection

18s for better looks but you have to drive more carefully
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sappemall99 Jul 23, 8:44pm - #30211 

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18"'s if you got tha money, but seventeens are good too as long as you get good low pro tires 4 em thumbsup thumbsup, but it's ur choice grin

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Gen7fan Jul 23, 9:08pm - #30212 
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17's, nicer ride, less chance of fuckin up your wheels, and you still have a show look.
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ssgsky Jul 23, 9:47pm - #30213 

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these are 17s
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ssgsky Jul 23, 9:47pm - #30214 

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lanceg33 Jul 23, 10:02pm - #30215 

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I just put on 18"s about two weeks ago and would not go back. It's not as rough a ride as I anticipated. Just be sure to get a quality brand if you go 18 because you DO increase your chances of tweaking the rim as you go up in size. Volk, RacingHart or Enkei are my faves. I have Enkei RS6s and love the look.

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Celicatastrophe Jul 23, 10:40pm - #30216 
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THE BIGGER THE BETTER!!!!! WHEN IT COMES TO LOOKS AT LEAST. ANYTHING UP TO 19 WOULD BE NICE.

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IcEd blUe Jul 23, 10:49pm - #30217 

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get 18's without a doubt or 19's
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Street Prototype Jul 23, 10:51pm - #30218 

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Originally Posted by RicePowered
It all depends on the type of roads you drive and on how worried you are about bending a rim.

17s for looks and more sidewall protection

18s for better looks but you have to drive more carefully


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lilchief Jul 24, 12:44am - #30219 

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thx guys, I think i'm leaning more toward the 18''. Hey lanceg33 do you have a pic of your celica with your 18'' rims that you can post? Thx again for all your input.

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lilchief Jul 24, 12:48am - #30220 

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ssgsky I do like your rims also, sweet rims

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Originally Posted by RicePowered
It all depends on the type of roads you drive and on how worried you are about bending a rim.

17s for looks and more sidewall protection

18s for better looks but you have to drive more carefully


get the 18s. I was thinking of buying some 19s, just wondering why do you have to be more carefull about em?

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Evan Jul 24, 3:25am - #30222 

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Originally Posted by jgmx
get the 18s. I was thinking of buying some 19s, just wondering why do you have to be more carefull about em?


a couple reasons.. for one, the tire will necessarily be thinnner and you run a higher risk of denting the rim if you hit a pothole hard. second, since your tire won't hang over the side as much, you run a higher chance of curb rash

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Go with 18" 's thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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generic Jul 24, 4:17am - #30224 
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go with dubs...lol j/k 17" IMO thumbsup
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both are nice...it is up to you...i am going to get 18's for better showing.

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Bradcelica Jul 24, 8:35am - #30226 
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i personally like 18's on a celi grin thumbsup. 17's arent bad though rice.

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CeliCaRM2001 Jul 24, 9:19am - #30227 
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I got 17's cause the streets here suck and i didnt wanna bend my rims! They would look better with a drop
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itchyvi3t Jul 24, 11:25am - #30228 
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18's slow you down

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PBCelica02 Jul 24, 12:19pm - #30229 

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yeah, I'm getting 17's cause the beach streets here are bad.
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trog2233 Jul 24, 12:32pm - #30230 

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18s all the way...they look sooo much better grin thumbsup
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