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crespo_h69
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Dec 21, 8:19pm - #356257 
Wheels?

What's the biggest size wheels we can use on our cars? 18"? I'm might be getting these rims/wheels from a neighbor real cheap and was wondering what size is our max and min, I'll post pics as soon as I can, maybe tommorow.


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Dec 21, 9:16pm - #356258 
19" with no drop

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Dec 21, 9:35pm - #356259 
If I put 18"'s how much can I drop the car? What size is good for racing?


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Dec 21, 9:37pm - #356260 
By the way, the tires/rims are from a mustang she used to have, they just don't fit her new car.


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Dec 21, 9:41pm - #356261 
Originally Posted by crespo_h69
If I put 18"'s how much can I drop the car? What size is good for racing?


you need to get your mind right. If you want to race you want small wide tires, as in 15-16s not large ones. When you throw 18s on you're slowing yourself down.
As far as the drop: With 18s the drop depends on what kit you have. For example 18's with an R2 or Blitz kit doesn't have a lot of space to drop. But a safe drop would be 1.5" or less. Anymore you run the risk of bottoming out.

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Dec 22, 3:29pm - #356262 
Thanks, really helped me out, probly just buy them and add them to my, soon to be, sister's car, besides the ride is mine for a while so why not?


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Dec 23, 1:09pm - #356263 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
Originally Posted by crespo_h69
If I put 18"'s how much can I drop the car? What size is good for racing?


you need to get your mind right. If you want to race you want small wide tires, as in 15-16s not large ones. When you throw 18s on you're slowing yourself down.
As far as the drop: With 18s the drop depends on what kit you have. For example 18's with an R2 or Blitz kit doesn't have a lot of space to drop. But a safe drop would be 1.5" or less. Anymore you run the risk of bottoming out.
correct! but for show you can go 20's and still drop it!

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