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18's or 17's #308914 Oct 25, 12:24am Oct 25, 12:24am
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18's or 17's
hey peeps, need your help with this dilemma... which would look and perform better with my '00 gts, 18/45 or 17/50? are those sizes too big on a stock height? the reason why i want to plus size is to compensate a bit on the big fender gap without altering the suspension. i've had a bad experience with dropping cars so i want to keep the suspension stock. well any feedback would be greatly appreciated!

Re: 18's or 17's [Re: drjongski] #308915 Oct 25, 9:00am Oct 25, 9:00am
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Re: 18's or 17's [Re: celicajonz] #308916 Oct 25, 9:42am Oct 25, 9:42am
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ok 17's... would a 50 series do some rubbing already? i just want to maximize the size of the tires without causing some damage.

Re: 18's or 17's [Re: drjongski] #308917 Oct 25, 10:35am Oct 25, 10:35am
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i think it's 215/45/17?? confused

Re: 18's or 17's [Re: celiwhite] #308918 Oct 25, 10:40am Oct 25, 10:40am
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17s would look best without lowering it. I have 215/45/17 and that is what looks the best for filling up the fender gap. However, my steering wheel shakes somewhat and I was told it was from the 45 size tire (I dont really notice it anymore though). I also have wanli tires which are okay but if you had better tires im not sure if it would even shake. So if you want better looks get 215/45/17, but if you want to make sure there is no steering wheel shake at all get 215/40/17. Either way get hubcentric rings that are for your rims.


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Re: 18's or 17's [Re: SLVCELI] #308919 Oct 25, 10:49am Oct 25, 10:49am
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umm dont bigger tires give you less shake since they absorb more of the impact... you know it works out like a pad.. running very low profile tires like 30 can cause damage to your wheels and more shake because its more stiff since its a little thin ass tire.. i could be wrong spineyes

Re: 18's or 17's [Re: ravertony] #308920 Oct 25, 11:09am Oct 25, 11:09am
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yeah a lot of peeps use 45's on their 17's not 50's. i just want to get the biggest one i can use bc i used to have 205/40/17 on my teg and i hate the ride man! it's terrible. not only that... keeps on blowin' too...

i also think the thinner you get, the bumpier your ride's gonna be... IMO

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