Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 45
BESTONE
Member
BESTONE
Member
00 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 45
Florida
Jan 14, 9:00pm - #6779 
18" rims do they give problems on a GTS 2000

I currently have my GTS2000 running in some 17" RH CR-evo. One friend wants to trade my rims with his rims who are actually 18" and the same model. Apperantly in his car the size is giving some problems while he is driving. Happens the same with the Celica???. Because I dont want to change the shocks by the moment. And i really like my Celica to be running in those 18"

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 38
KooL
Member
KooL
Member

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 38
Turlock
Jan 14, 9:56pm - #6780 
Nope you shouldn't have any problems. I have ask around people that do run on 18's with like 1 to 2 inch drop and they are not having problems, because I'am looking forward for some too.

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 3,295
Steven
ECelica Staff
Steven
2001 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica GTS
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 3,295
Riverside, CA
Jan 14, 10:08pm - #6781 
Moved to Custom Mods & Performance Tuning Tips & Reviews

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 929
Satoshi
ECelica Staff
Satoshi
2000 RED Toyota Celica GTS
ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 929
Japan
Jan 14, 10:14pm - #6782 
It depends on your preference. You need speed? or style? Ride with 18 may be harsh.


Satoshi from JAPAN
[Linked Image]
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 29
Celicamix
Member
Celicamix
Member

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 29
Southern California
Jan 16, 12:10pm - #6783 
No problem at all. And you are going to love it.
I lowered mine 2" and I 225/40/18. Looks nice, and runs smooth.


Got money to kill? save it for the downpayment!!!
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 72
00CericaRuss
Member
00CericaRuss
Member

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 72
San Rafael, CA
Jan 16, 12:59pm - #6784 
i've got 225/35/18's

the car is slower
the ride quality sucks.. you feel every little bump


[Linked Image]

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Jan 16, 2:23pm - #6785 
I have no problem what so ever with mines but yea it does slow you down a tiny bit.

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 72
00CericaRuss
Member
00CericaRuss
Member

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 72
San Rafael, CA
Jan 16, 3:07pm - #6786 
I dyno'd a 13whp loss... my rims weigh the same as stock ones


[Linked Image]

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Jan 16, 7:09pm - #6787 
Quote:
Originally posted by 00CericaRuss:
I dyno'd a 13whp loss... my rims weigh the same as stock ones
WHAT!!! 13whp thats alot!! just becasue we have 18's? or its it just your rims

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
matadorgts
matadorgts
2003 Toyota Celica
Long Island, NY

Posts: 71
Joined: May 2003
Thanks: celicas, girls, races.
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Any idea what headlights these are?
by KoalasCelica. 07/22/2017 11:25 PM
FS: 2001 GTS
by Skip. 07/21/2017 11:25 AM
Water in footwell of rear passenger seat
by ciaranleeman. 07/21/2017 1:24 AM
A/C doesn't work, water leak
by Zaon_Prime. 07/20/2017 1:06 PM
2000 Celica GT instrument lights go out
by Herby. 07/19/2017 1:49 PM
Need some guidance to buying a celica!
by Hanate. 07/17/2017 4:23 PM
4th Gen owners...
by Cherry88Celica. 07/15/2017 1:04 AM
Can someone please help
by 96celicast. 07/13/2017 1:54 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170611)