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mitchcelica42
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mitchcelica42 Apr 14, 7:09pm - #442540 
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Ride Hieght

I have a 2000 celica gts and it came with the 16inch 5 spokes. I recently put on some 215/40 zr17 on my new 17inch rims.So i figured my ride height would go up about an inch but it has gone up almost 3 inches.Any one know why??
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VBSURFER Apr 14, 11:58pm - #442541 

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haha lol...there is no way that happenned...40/17 are like the exact same size as stock gts 55/16 the difference is so small you would never notice...you got bigger rims but smaller profile tires...if im not mistaken with 40/17 you would actually sit a lil lower than stock gts rims...there is now way in hell your car just raised 3 inches off the ground

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mitchcelica42
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mitchcelica42 Apr 15, 6:59pm - #442542 
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I checked the Normal ground clearence on a 2000 celica and it is 5.5 inches. When i checked my ground clearence it was a little over 7inches. so not 3 but 1.3 but still way too high... if i ever figure it out ill post wat had happened

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SmutasticGT Apr 15, 7:17pm - #442543 

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Yah when i put on my 17's awhile back i noticed that my car height was def a lot higher then stock...but i just lowered it with teins and it looks smooth thumbsup
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Cookie Apr 15, 9:57pm - #442544 

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crap...my mom just bought me some new 18 inch rims...I'm guessing I'll need to lower?
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eclipseturbogsx Apr 15, 10:59pm - #442545 

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Originally Posted by Cookie
crap...my mom just bought me some new 18 inch rims...I'm guessing I'll need to lower?


first off...i'd wouldn't say crap if my mom bought me 18's..i would be happy as hell. Your lucky that your mom buy you rims. trying dropping them with some eibach sportlines..
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ApuPimpin Apr 15, 11:04pm - #442546 

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I wish my mommy bought me rims, shit I wish my mom bought me anything for my car instead they yell at me when I buy my own stuff for my car confused
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eclipseturbogsx Apr 16, 8:03am - #442547 

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Originally Posted by ApuPimpin
I wish my mommy bought me rims, shit I wish my mom bought me anything for my car instead they yell at me when I buy my own stuff for my car confused


i know right, that sounds exactly like my mom. And when i meet someone that their parents buy them stuff, they actually tell me that i'm unlucky to have non-loving parents..lol. Last time my mom bought anything for the car was 5 dollars on gas to get her some cigarettes.
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Twinks Apr 16, 3:18pm - #442548 
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If you drop it with sportlines it will be a tight fit with 18s
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Cookie Apr 16, 6:30pm - #442549 

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I'm not complaining that my mom got me rims. I'm happy as shit. I'm just wondering what drop I should go with...
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trikdcelica Apr 17, 1:23am - #442550 

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mine is dropped 2" with sportlines and i have 18's. my tire size is 225/35/18. i also have a veilside b/k. i haven't had any problems. my stock rims and tires are about 1" shorter than my 18's. it may be b/c the tire size on your stock rims.
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